Because We All Want to Know the Score!
Join WineScores!
It's Free!
Bodegas Franco-Espanolas 'Bordon' Reserva, Rioja, Spain
91 Points

Other Readers Rated this Wine:
Region: Spain Rioja
Vintage: 2013
BC Private Wine Stores: $26.0 +price will vary

Had this wine? Rate It.
WineScores' Review

Earthy, savoury, levity.
This aged blend of Tempranillo (80%) with Garnacha (15%) and Mazuelo (5%) was matured 24 months inwhite American oak before bottling and receiving additional years in bottle.
Iodine and preserved cherries, tealeaf, leather and spice aromas lead to a savoury and restrained palate with good levity, which is harnessed by distinct earthy flavours. Fine spice and cocoa trail on the finish.
Pair: roasted meats, pastas in red sauces and hearty soups and stews

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Semi Hard / Medium , Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces

©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-11-27 10:40:35.0


WineDiva.ca was launched prior to WineScores, in February 2004. WineDiva is the alter ego of Daenna Van Mulligen. She wears a cork tiara and is proof that a girl can have her w(h)ine and drink it too! WineDiva.ca is a tongue-in-cheek approach to a very serious passion for all things wine. WineDiva’s goal is to make wine fun, subtly educational & deviously inspirational. Vintage reciting wine snobs need not apply. WineDiva is painting the wine world pink and drinking it all in, and her glass is always (at least) half-full.

WineScores is the more serious follow up to WineDiva.ca. WineScores was born from the demand to see wine writer Daenna Van Mulligen provide scores on her wine reviews. These are numerical scores based on a 100 point scale – an internationally recognized form of rating wines. These numbers provide a snapshot for consumers on how the wine reviewer views the overall quality of the wine. For more information on scoring wine, go to “about”.

We do not share your email address with anyone. Your email address will be used for the WineDiva newsletter You can opt out of receiving the newsletter anytime.

All material copyrighted. Unauthorized use is prohibited.                                                                                                            Contact | Home