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Rioja: Marqués de Zearra Gran Reserva 2009

Gran Reserva represents the apex of the quality pyramid in Rioja and this beauty does not disappoint – perfumed and spicy with multi-layered flavors of mocca and black cherries, worth decanting.

Bottle
£19.50
Bottle (Case)
£234.00
Tasting Notes
It is difficult to imagine many other regions in the world where you can find this high level of wine with a decade's maturity for this price! Fenomenal!
About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Full-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Spain
Grape Variety (Cépage) Mazuelo, Tempranillo
Food & Wine Matching Casserole, Charcuterie, Olives
Vintage 2009
Cellarage Drink 2018-2028.
Vinification Fermented in stainless steel for one week and left for a further week on the lees for colour extraction, the wine is aged for 2 years in French and American oak barrels and filtered before bottling, where it lies for a further five years prior to release.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 14
Producer

Bodegas I Petralanda

In the early 1980s Iñake Petralanda Uria Zearra was finding it difficult to find a reliable source of good wines for his restaurant in Bilbao, so he decided to make his own. Establishing a winery in his wife's home town of Fuenmajor in the heart of Rioja Alta in 1983, he hasn't looked back and now runs a thriving bodega.

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