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Bodegas Franco-Espanolas 'Conde Bel' Crianza, Rioja, Spain
89 Points

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Region: Spain Rioja
Vintage: 2018
BC Private Wine Stores: $36.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -259713
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WineScores' Review

Classic, juicy, savoury.
Rioja Bordon has a lengthy winemaking history of nearly 125 years; it was founded in 1890, post phylloxera. This 2018 Crianza is a blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha.
Red juicy fruit aromas are layered with saddle leather and strawberry, tealeaf and iodine. The palate is an echo of the nose; bright tangy red fruits, savoury spice, tobacco and leather.

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

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2023-11-08 10:40:35.0


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