Viña Tondonia Reserva 2006

Red Reserva wine Bodegas R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia Rioja (Spain) Tempranillo, Grenache, Graciano y Mazuelo 95 Parker 4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente Based on 16 reviews Price: 28.00 € VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle
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Other vintages and formats available: 2006 - 0.37 L - 15.00 €
2006 - 1.50 L - 60.00 €

28.00 € 0.75 L bottle (also in 0.37 L, 1.50 L)

Also available in the following special selections

3 Tondonia Reserva + 3 FREE wine glasses

Price : 77.55 € VAT incl.

3 Tondonia Reserva + FREE Decanter

Price : 77.55 € VAT incl.

Details for Viña Tondonia Reserva 2006

Type:
Red Reserva wine
Producer:
Bodegas R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia
Wine region:
Rioja (Spain)
Grape varieties:
Tempranillo, Grenache, Graciano y Mazuelo
Bottle:
0.75 L
Alcohol content:
13,5%

Viña Tondonia Reserva 2006
Front and back

Review:

Few wines command such respect as those of Viña Tondonia. Opening a bottle of Viña Tondonia nowadays, especially one of their Grandes Reservas, has a touch of mystique. It’s like making a journey in slow time and in good company back into the past to enjoy the reality of the present; a similar feeling perhaps to what you feel on entering the labyrinth of their cellars, an amazingly impressive underground construction, and a perfect place for resting these wines replete with individuality and authenticity. If Viña Tondonia wines have enjoyed and continue to enjoy great prestige, it is not through mere chance; they have known how to establish and maintain their good name by effort, dedication and perseverance, creating and keeping the winery within their family circle.

But let us focus on the wine and without further ado open one of their Reservas. We can begin by asking ourselves: how many wines of this vintage can we still get hold of today, from Rioja or any other region? It is exceptional and demonstrates this house’s magnificence: only time and resting in the best conditions can ensure enjoyment of a great wine. That unhurried state, that slow evolution..., which makes us associate these ultra special wines with autumn and even winter; they inspire serenity, recollection, silence, as wines for reflection, with that touch of class. So let us indulge in a taste of luxury.

We finally open the bottle and its past is soon confirmed by the ruby red colour, evolved but still intense, now tinged with brick-red on the rim. A fine wine which, when brought close to the nose, utterly charms us with its refinement and subtlety. It releases gentle aromas, of ripe fruit, fresh and extremely pleasant aromas, with no harsh notes; everything is perfectly combined; once again, this is a fine wine. It caresses the palate on entry, yet not a wine to be termed complex, nor having a huge amount of body. However, what it does offer is a wonderful experience: it is an elegant and refined wine, sinewy and fresh, enveloping and balanced. A classic with personality, a classic brimming with life.

NOTE: Viña Tondonia was the house’s first brand name and intrinsically too the main vineyard - a beautiful vineyard covering more than 100 hectares, located on the right bank of the River Ebro, shaping the landscape with alluvial soils, limestone and black poplar trees, which the winery’s founder, Don Rafael López de Heredia y Landeta, planted in 1913-1914 out of a desire for quality assured, starting at the vineyard, where work is carried out manually.

Food Pairing:
Roast lamb / roast suckling pig / oven-baked quails / foie gras
Vineyard:
Vine age:
100 years
Soil:
Calcareous-clay / Gravel surface
Climate:
Atlantic
Yields:
Low yields
Production:
Vinification material:
Wood
Ageing period:
72 months
Barrel age:
Used
Type of wood:
American oak
Clarification and filtration:
Unfiltered
Production:
250000 bottles
Tasting:
Colour:
Ruby red / with a ruby-red rim
Bouquet:
Fresh / balsamic notes / sweet spices / aniseed aromas / liquorice
Palate:
Dry / elegant / rounded / good acidity / persistent
Recommendations:
Optimum serving temperature:
Between 18ºC and 20ºC
Decanting:
Decanting is recommended

Customer reviews of Viña Tondonia Reserva 2006

4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente4.5 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 16 opiniones de cliente 4.5 /5 (Based on 16 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 love it! | by: eugenezaycev@gmail.com 07 March 2019

Great wine. Very hard to find wine in such quality in such a small format. Drink good, not lot !

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 Great! | by: Daniel Costa 01 March 2019

Price/Quality Top!!! Very Rioja! Very well made. For a typical Rioja Reserva You can't go wrong here. Loads of fruit, wood, not too much on the terciary side yet but already with some hints of leather. For the price it's awesome!

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 Un signor vino | by: Silvio 18 February 2019

Un vino a cui dare del lei. Un vino corposo per pietanze con carni rosse. Da degustare in occasioni speciali.

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4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente4.0 de 5 estrellas. Basado en 1 opiniones de cliente Favoloso | by: Luca 22 January 2019

Questa Rioja Reserva non delude mai. È già pronto da bere anche se potrebbe stare in cantina ancora a lungo. Favolosa con vitello arrosto.

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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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