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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Conde Valdemar Rioja
May 4, 2022




2020 Conde Valdemar Rioja Blanco: Straw with green highlights. Almond flowers, linden, and acacia. Aromatic herbs in a pear, melon base. Good fresh acidity and persistent finish. Very Good Plus 12.99/bottle, Case 10.99



2017 Conde Valdemar Rioja Crianza: Clean bright cherry. Mature black fruit, notes of licorice. Well, integrated oak and spice. Fresh, pleasant black fruit nuances in the finish. Very Good Plus 13.99, Case 11.99

2012 Conde Valdemar Rioja Reserva: Bright cherry color. Aromas and flavors of mixed berries, cassis, spices, cocoa, and toffee. Smooth, balanced long finish. Very Good to Excellent 19.99/bottle, Case 16.99

2010 Conde Valdemar Rioja Gran Reserva: Attractive red ruby. Concentrated black fruit with coffee, licorice, and truffle. Balanced2 personality with notes of eucalypt in the long finish. Excellent 32/bottle, Case 26.99


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