• Bodegas Ondarre, Ondarre, Rioja, Graciano 2016 75cl

Bodegas Ondarre, Ondarre, Rioja, Graciano 2016 75cl

  • £12.05


Tasting Notes

Gamey and savoury aromas prelude a densely flavoured palate, rich and robust

Country Spain
Region Rioja
Colour Red
Vintage 2016
ABV 15
Bottle Size 75
Brands: Ondarre
Product Code: HG-5163916A
Availability: In Stock
Minimum quantity 6


Tom Canavan 27/05/2019

A big and bountiful Rioja this, brimming with fruit, creamy dark oak and spice, and substantial with its 14.5% abv. Made, unusually, from Graciano rather than Termpranillo, 50% was aged in new French oak, 50% in American oak, for a total of 12 months. It has a wild edge of gaminess, but really it is all about plush, luscious, damson and chocolate on the nose, the palate sweet fruited and just as dark and glossy with fruit and vanilla. There is a sheen of polish to this with its creamy tannins, and freshness too, cherry-pit dry acidity seeing to that. In all, a big, bold, unabashed crowd-pleaser, and very well done.

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