La Rioja Alta S.A. Cosecha

La Rioja Alta S.A.

Cosecha Gran Reserva 904

1998

(Rioja, Spain)

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On Bottle/Website:

* Sour edge berries and plum nose, prune, dried fig, vanilla, church wood, earthy and baking spices

* Light/medium body, light tannins, smooth texture, fresh acidity

* 12.5% ABV

* 90% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano

My Notes:

Appearance: clear, bright, medium high intensity, garnet, orange at rim, medium plus viscosity

Nose: sound/clean, high intensity, bouquet/aged, raisin, dried fruits, dried cherry, fig, date, dried dill, dried cumin

Palate: dry, medium bodied, confirms nose, soy, iodine, briny, medium high tannins, medium plus alcohol, medium plus acidity, high complexity, medium plus finish

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2 thoughts on “La Rioja Alta S.A. Cosecha

    • Yes! This was another wine I tasted during an Intro to Sommelier course, so unfortunately I did not have enough time to write down all of my own thoughts about it before moving onto the next wine.

      But I do remember lingering on this wine a bit, as even the Master Sommeliers were loving every second of this wine. I almost didn’t want to go onto the tasting portion (almost!) because taking in the bouquet was so lovely. There was so much going on in this wine! I would love to try it again, paired with food to discover more of its intricacies.

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