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Viña Real Gran Reserva 2015

Viña Real Gran Reserva

2015
91
PEÑÍN
96
SUCKLING

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£29.75

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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti13.5%

The wine

Elegant and harmonious year after year, a wine that openly and honestly shows its origins, the Rioja Alavesa, with a very rich and seductive nose, and an agile, fresh palate... A classic with personality, a virtual single varietal Tempranillo (95%) at a very fair price and bearing the Cvne group's guarantee.

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC

Ratings and awards

201695 PK
201591 PN96 SK
201494 PK92 PN93 SK91 DC
201392 PK92 SK
201293 PK92 PN
201191 PN95 SK
PK: ParkerPN: PeñínSK: SucklingDC: Decanter

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker and Suckling

The extremely affordable 2016 Viña Real Gran Reserva Especial recovers the "Especial" mention from the old Reserva Especial vintages from a very good year. It's a classical Rioja Alavesa blend of 95% Tempranillo with 5% Graciano from their own vineyards. It's open and expressive, with notes of berries, fresh blood and iron, orange peel and sweet spices with the oak still present and in need of some more time in bottle. The palate is medium-bodied and feels lean and serious, with abundant chalky tannins. This should be a classical vintage of this wine in the making. It matured in barrel for two years and no less than three in bottle. 30,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in March 2019.

— Luis Gutiérrez (14/07/2022)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2016 - 95 PARKER

A tight and taut red. Firm, very resolved and polished. Medium body. Juicy and beautiful. Long and very pretty. Coats your mouth with ripe tannins. Drink now.

— James Suckling (26/07/2019)JamesSuckling.com Vintage 2014 - 93 SUCKLING

Customer reviews

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The winery

Viña Real

Viña Real

The Viña Real brand was created in 1960 by Cvne, the founding winery of the group which also includes Viñedos del Contino. Although the first wines to be released onto the market and made with Viña Real grapes (in the Elciego area and close to the old royal road, the Camino Real, hence the name) date back to 1920. Today, looking to over a 100 years of Cvne experience, the new Viña Real winery offers modern-style wines that are well prepared for a...

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