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1964 La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva

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Best vintage of the 20th century in Rioja. Robert Parker’s rated the 1964 Gran Reserva 904 at 97 points, making it tied for the highest rating Robert Parker ever awarded to a La Rioja Alta wine.

Bottle size: Bottle (0.75L)
Number of bottles: 1
Region: Rioja
År: 1964

1 bottle - La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva 1964 (75 cl.)

Bought from the private cellar of a Riojan retired wine distributor in 2012.
Stored in private cellar up to today.

While the 904 is consistently strong, the 1964 vintage is often referred to in reverential tones as the historical best, the benchmark against which all subsequent 904’s are measured.

98/100 Cellartracker: "Tiene tanta vida y estructura que impone respeto. Necesitará años de guarda botella para ganar esas décimas que lo lleven a la perfección. Por ahora va bien encaminado!!".

95/100 Cellartracker: "Absolutely stunning bottle of aged rioja. Beautiful nose of red fruit and just a little bit of funk. Wonderful balance and still good length. Actually still had some noticeable tannin which mellowed a bit with an hour or so of air".

94/100 Cellartracker: "Tawny, orange colour. Nose of sour cherry, saddle leather, dried sultana. Still very much alive in the palate and while fully resolved willl continue to drink well for at least another 10 yeas. First impression is an aged Barolo (in a good way) but the sour cherry component on the finish characterises it. Excellent. Testament to the power of provenance and great vintage. Drank at El Portal in Ezcaray".

94/100 Cellartracker: "At the end of the meal, I said it was maybe the best wine I'd had; my girlfriend said it wasn't that for her -- just the most interesting. And she's right -- it doesn't have the ever-changing, all-bell-ringing, angels-singing-in-my-belfry thing going on, but it was a terrific experience. And guess what? We drank every milliliter of the stuff. There wasn't a gram of sediment in the bottle. And the taste was still evolving after the bottle had been open two hours".

*** Shipment made with special wine box certified by UPS and DHL.

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Reviews given: 251
Member since: May 2, 2016
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    jolie couleur ,pas de dépot ,bizzare pour un 1939/1940..
    aucun marquage de date sur la bouteille dommage .
    bien emballé.

    ducati900ss September 16, 2017

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    Perfecto. Nunca falla.

    Fartom September 15, 2017

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    No problem at all.

    Elsuave July 12, 2017

  • Arrived safely and as described - Many Thanks

    giddea July 10, 2017

  • Great seller!!!!!

    ats64 July 9, 2017

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Belgium $ 29.71
Canada $ 77.25
Switzerland $ 41.60
Germany $ 23.77
Denmark $ 35.66
Spain $ 11.89
France $ 29.71
United Kingdom $ 29.71
Ireland $ 35.66
Italy $ 29.71
Luxembourg $ 29.71
Netherlands $ 29.71
Norway $ 41.60
Poland $ 29.71
Portugal $ 17.83
Sweden $ 41.60
United States $ 77.25
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