Rave Review: John Szabo, MS on 2009 Godelia Bierzo Red – 90 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Bodegas Godelia “Here’s another fine, fragrant, floral example of mencía from Bierzo, replete with dark berry fruit and violets, notable but integrated barrel spice, and overall complexity above the average. The palate is succulent and mouth filling, with undeniable density and genuine old vine concentration (40-80 years old), not to mention structure,…

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2009 Godelia Mencia – 90 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Bodegas Godelia “More serious, the outstanding 2009 Bierzo Tinto Godelia reveals a deep blue/ruby color as well as sweet aromas of blueberries, raspberries, crushed rocks and spring flowers. Pure, medium-bodied, long and ripe, it is ideal for drinking over the next 4-5 years.” — Robert Parker / eRobertParker.com 90/100 Points  

Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 2009 Godelia Bierzo Seleccion Red – 92 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Bodegas Godelia “Considerably more serious is the 2009 Godelio Tinto Seleccion which was sourced from 80-year-old vines. Round, mouth-filling and opulent, it gives up a splendid bouquet of exotic spices, incense, lavender, and black raspberry leading to a pleasure-bent effort that deftly combines elegance and power. Give it 2-3 years to fully…

Rave Review: Vinous.com on 2009 Bodegas Valduero Ribera del Duero Reserva – 91 Points!

WINERY PROFILE | Bodegas Valduero “Opaque ruby. Powerful oak-spiced cherry and blackberry aromas are energized by a spicy nuance. Plush cherry-vanilla and dark berry flavors show very good depth and power, with cola and mocha elements gaining strength with air. Finishes on a smoky note, with an echo of vanilla and velvety tannins. Quite approachable,…