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The wine exhibits a complex and sophisticated palate with firm tannins and carries roasted berry and balsamic subtle note adding freshness and a nice balance. Full body and good tannin structure but very polished, with a long after-taste. Elegant and powerful.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eMichael Schachner:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e Lightly charred aromas of coffee, wood smoke and chocolate outweigh berry and plum scents. 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Don Pelayo de la Mata, Count of San Cristóbal, and his brother Don Francisco, 9th Marquis of Vargas, who was elected mayor of Logroño, kept the passion for the vines at Pradolagar alive.The Marqués de Vargas vineyards cover 60 hectares and are divided into 32 plots, with red grape varieties typical to La Rioja such as Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo, Graciano and Maturana. The vines are grown without the use of herbicides nor pesticides.They produce beautiful ageing wines, Reserva and Gran Reserva wines that are racked naturally, without filtering, which age for several years in bottle before being released into the market.\u003cbr\u003e"}

2012 | Marques de Vargas | Gran Reserva

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RATED: EXCELLENT

Red Wine: 2012 | Marques de Vargas | Gran Reserva

The wine exhibits a complex and sophisticated palate with firm tannins and carries roasted berry and balsamic subtle note adding freshness and a nice balance. Elegant and powerful.

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Producer: Marques de Vargas

Ratings: JS | 90  MS | 89

Vintage: 2012

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14%

Varietal:  Tempranillo

    Country/Region: Span, Rioja

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      Detailed Description

      Marqués de Vargas Gran Reserva is a limited edition wine, that is only produced on the exceptional vintages, provided that its minimum ageing period is five years. The wine exhibits a complex and sophisticated palate with firm tannins and carries roasted berry and balsamic subtle note adding freshness and a nice balance. Full body and good tannin structure but very polished, with a long after-taste. Elegant and powerful.

        Reviews:

        • Michael Schachner: Lightly charred aromas of coffee, wood smoke and chocolate outweigh berry and plum scents. A tight palate shows firm tannins and carries roasted berry and plum flavors.
        • James Suckling: This generous red delivers plum and currant flavors, wrapped in cocoa, cigar box and sandalwood notes. Firm tannins and balsamic acidity support the plush texture. Offers a good balance of fruity and savory elements. 

        Producer Information

        In 1840, Don Felipe de la Mata, 8th Marquis of Vargas, decided to plant the first grapevines at the Hacienda Pradolagar. Since then, four generations of this family lineage have cultivated the vineyards on this estate. Don Pelayo de la Mata, Count of San Cristóbal, and his brother Don Francisco, 9th Marquis of Vargas, who was elected mayor of Logroño, kept the passion for the vines at Pradolagar alive.The Marqués de Vargas vineyards cover 60 hectares and are divided into 32 plots, with red grape varieties typical to La Rioja such as Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo, Graciano and Maturana. The vines are grown without the use of herbicides nor pesticides.They produce beautiful ageing wines, Reserva and Gran Reserva wines that are racked naturally, without filtering, which age for several years in bottle before being released into the market.

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