Rave Reviews

Rave Review: Vinous.com on 2005 Bodegas Valduero Ribera del Duero Reserva “6 Anos” – 93 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Bodegas Valduero “Vivid ruby-red. Sexy, floral-accented aromas of cherry, blackberry, dark chocolate and vanilla, with a smoky topnote. Supple, palate-staining dark berry flavors are braced by a zesty mineral note and show impressive energy. Concentrated but lithe…

Rave Review: 2005 Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza – 92 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | La Rioja Alta S.A. “The 2005 ‘Vina Ardanza’ is a fantastic blend of 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha from the estates 30-year-old plots ‘La Cuesta’ and ‘Montecillo’, located in Fuenmayor and Cenicero. The Garnacha comes from ancient…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2005 Mr Riggs Shiraz – 92 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Mr Riggs Wines “Asphalt/melted road tar characteristics interwoven with blackberries, smoke, roasted herbs, and meat emerge from the dense purple-hued 2005 Shiraz. Aged 20 months in 80% French oak and 20% American, this is a seriously endowed,…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2005 Clos Figueras “Font de la Figuera” Red – 90 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Clos Figueras “The 2005 Font de la Figuera is purple-colored with aromas of mineral, earth, spice box, black cherry, and black raspberry. Chunky and slightly rustic in personality, the wine has enough structure to evolve for 2-3…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2005 Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux CdP “Centenaire” – 94 to 96 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Domaine Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux “The blockbuster 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Centenaire, which is 80% Grenache (from the aforementioned vineyard planted in 1889 in the sector of Chateauneuf du Pape known as Fauguerol), and the…