1994 Remelluri Rioja

SKU #270025

92 points from Parker… 'Telmo Rodriguez, to be the greatest wine they have ever made (borrowing a page from France's marketing experts, 1994 is widely heralded as Spain's vintage of the century). The wine exhibits an opaque purple color, an exotic combination of smoky, blackcurrant, Asian spices, roasted herbs, and tar scents vaguely reminiscent of an imaginary blend of La Mission-Haut-Brion and Mouton-Rothschild. The wine possesses a thick, unctuous texture, fabulous concentration and richness, and a long, lush, sweet, 40-second finish with amazing extract. Aged in 100% new oak and bottled unfiltered, this wine should be one of the great Spanish reds in the 1994 vintage. Be sure and keep an eye out for it ... I'm certainly buying it.'


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Varietal:

Tempranillo

- A very important red grape varietal that's native to Northern Spain, grown across the north and central regions of the country. Low in acid and alcohol, with subtle strawberry, leather and tobacco notes, the grape responds well to oak aging and plays particularly well with others. Tempranillo is an important component, when combined with Garnacha, Mazuelo, Viura and Graciano, of Rioja, with the best examples coming for the cooler, higher-elevation regions like Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa. It is also grown in significant quantities in the Ribera del Duero where it is called Tinto Fino and Penèdes where it is called Ull de Llebre o Ojo de Llebre. Tempranillo hasn't gained a particularly strong foothold outside of Spain, achieving some success under the name Tinto Roriz in Portugal. There it is used as a component of Port and in the table wines of the Ribera del Duero and the Dão.
Country:

Spain

- With more land under vine than any other country in the world, Spain is the great sleeping wine giant. In recent years, a great deal of money and passion has been poured in the burgeoning Spanish wine industry, helping to improve quality among its vast array of wines from sparkling Cava to Sherry to Rioja Gran Reserva. The most important red-wine-producing regions are Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Navarra in the north and Priorat and Penedes in the northeast.
Sub-Region:

Rioja