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Viña Tondonia 1981 Rioja Gran Reserva

Lot: 6762
Viña Tondonia 1981 Rioja Gran Reserva
Viña Tondonia 1981 Rioja Gran Reserva
Viña Tondonia 1981 Rioja Gran Reserva
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Winning Bid: £121.00

Viña Tondonia 1981 Rioja Gran Reserva

Distillery:
R. Lopez de Heredia
Vintage:
1981
Region:
Rioja, Spain
Cask Type:
10 Years
Bottle Strength:
12%
Bottle Size:
75cl

Viña Tondonia 1981 Rioja Gran Reserva

From the northern Spanish DOC of Rioja, this wine is a blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha with small amounts of Graciano and Mazuelo, matured in oak barrels for 10 years.

An interesting note is that when the term "Gran Reserva" was defined in the 1970s, the owner of Viña Tondonia, Don Pedro López Heredia, objected on the grounds that the new terms were too lenient and so refused to use the new classifications on his labels.

This bottle is from the excellent 1981 vintage.

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Condition

This bottle appears to be in excellent condition: label & foil/wax seal intact; cork/closure appears secure, no leakage.

The contents of this bottle appear to be mature in colour and of good clarity.

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Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit or otherwise spoilage of contents.

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