Viña Tondonia Blanco Reserva 2005

Barrel Aged white wine Bodegas R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia Rioja (Spain) Viura y Malvasia 95 Parker 5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente Based on 4 reviews Price: £26.26 VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle

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Details for Viña Tondonia Blanco Reserva 2005

Type:
Barrel Aged white wine
Producer:
Bodegas R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia
Wine region:
Rioja (Spain)
Grape varieties:
Viura y Malvasia
Bottle:
0.75 L
Alcohol content:
12,5%

Viña Tondonia Blanco Reserva 2005
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Review:

Tondonia whites are much more than classics. They are icons of tradition, examples of honesty and wines which exude knowledge, craftsmanship and authenticity. They are wines with principles and wines without an end; their extraordinary acidity makes them virtually eternal. They are extremely pleasant, elegant and profound, and wines you could never tire of drinking.

If the Gran Reserva is perhaps out of many people's reach, the Blanco Reserva is a wine that you should try at least once in your life, and one to always have in the cellar if possible; it is a particularly 'gastronomic' wine, relating well to food, perfect for fish and fried or grilled shellfish, cheeses such as Brie, Parmesan and Manchego, risottos, seafood rice dishes, fish stews, lobster, pasta dishes with truffles, mushrooms, asparagus, potatoes with cod or monkfish, scrambled eggs with wild mushrooms or fresh garlic, white tuna with tomato or onion... This is a white but at heart a red, much more vinous than fruit-driven, ideal for serving with food.

The honesty of a Tondonia white becomes clear starting with the bottle: transparent. The cork is superb; this wine can be kept for years and years, with no expiry date. In the glass, a vivid bright gold, eternally young. On the nose... give it some time; after maturing for six years in barrel and resting for a long time in bottle, it needs to breathe; if you can, decant it. Describing it is difficult because its aromatic palette is very well integrated. We can discover aromas of very ripe yellow fruits, moist notes of fallen leaves but also of sea air, saline and iodine notes, hints of fine wood... of pencil shavings, suggestions of fennel and aniseed, white almonds, very subtle notes too of fruit peel, like orange, loquats and dried apricots, and dry earth... but in essence, Tondonia Blanco has a mystical touch, an aromatic profile that we associate with the smell emanating from old tomes and rooms perfumed with incense. The Blanco Reserva is a journey in time, a resurgence of fond memories.

It is firm and dry on the palate; harmonious, balanced and elegant. Its entry is smooth but weighty, and it is oily, although without the Gran Reserva’s viscosity. This is definitely a fine white wine, bearing the Tondonia signature.

Food Pairing:
Soft cheeses / asparagus / wild mushrooms / gilthead bream cooked in salt / pasta truffles and parmesan / mushroom pasta / fish stew / potatoes with cod / grilled shellfish / rice with fish / white tuna with tomato
Vineyard:
Surface area:
110 hectares
Vine age:
100 years
Soil:
Alluvial / Limestone
Climate:
Atlantic
Production:
Ageing period:
72 months
Barrel age:
Used
Type of wood:
American oak
Clarification and filtration:
Unfiltered
Production:
35000 bottles
Tasting:
Colour:
Pale amber
Bouquet:
Fine / complex / evolving / crystallised fruit / flowers / candied orange
Palate:
Smooth / firm / persistent
Recommendations:
Optimum serving temperature:
Between 14ºC and 16ºC

Customer reviews of Viña Tondonia Blanco Reserva 2005

5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 4 opiniones de cliente 5.0 /5 (Based on 4 reviews)

5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Y | by: Riccardo 09 May 2019

Amo i vini rossi, ma questo BLANCO è veramente affascinante Morbido,leggermente "grasso, complesso, con un naso in continua evoluzione e in bocca è appagantee lungo. Il miglior vino una grande cantina.

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5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Ein Buquet fgür alle Sinne | by: Martin Haußmann 05 March 2019

Dieser Wein ist eine Symphonie an Aromen und Nachhall. Von der Nase aus dem Glas bis zu seinem lang anhaltenden Geschmack am Gaumen. Es ist zweifellos einer der besten Weine, die ich trinken durfte. Kaufen, hinlegen und später noch viel Spaß haben.

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5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Eine Sensation | by: Rocco 26 February 2019

Kaum zu beschreiben, dieser ausgereifte, charaktervolle, unvergleichbare Weisswein. Jedes Mal ein Wonne, von diesem leider allzu raren Tropfen ein Glas zu bekommen.

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5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente5.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Perfekt, wie immer... | by: Christian von Dresky 09 June 2018

Tondonia blanco enttäuscht nie! Ausdrucksstark, komplex u alterrungsfähig. Ein Hauch Sherry, Nüsse, weiße Blüten u immer mit einer schönen Frische.

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Bodegas R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia

Bodegas López de Heredia Viña Tondonia
* Bodegas López de Heredia Viña Tondonia

Rioja, Spain

Founded by Don Rafael López de Heredia y Landeta at the end of the 19th Century, R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia is still today a single-family winery, where the four generations that took the helm have carried on the philosophy, working practices and social maxims introduced by the founder.

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