Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Reserva 2003


SKU 721384040030


Category Red Wine
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Brand Lopez de Heredia
Alcohol/vol 12.5%
  • we91

Wine EnthusiastIf this old-school winery has a signature wine, it's Tondonia. Hailing from the hot 2003 vintage, this smells rooty, with tobacco, cedar and subtle balsamic notes that only a few wines share, for instance the occasional Barolo. High acidity is keeping this vital, while flavors of tomato, currant and raspberry come with caramel and chocolate notes. The finish, which is subtle and long, is a highlight. Drink through 2020.

Michael Schachner, May 1, 2016
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Wine SpectatorCigar box, cedar and balsamic notes frame cherry, raisin and licorice flavors in this lean, firm red. Displays grip and focus, with firm tannins and orange peel acidity. The spicy finish is fresh and long. A traditional style. Drink now through 2023. 20,416 cases made.

Thomas Matthews, September 30, 2015