Aged for 90 months in cask. Specifically vinfied as a wine from the 19th century to pay tribute to the winery founders. Wine brought out in 1981 for the centenary celebrations of the Winery.
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2 bottles of Age Siglo 1970 Gran Reserva 1er Centenario (1881-1981) - 75 cl.
Wine bought from a private cellar in Haro, La Rioja, in 2006.
Stored in cellar up to today.
Wine was supposed to be bottled as Gran Reserva in January 1975 but due to the extraordinary quality of the 1970 vintage some selected barrels were separated and remained unbottled until November 1978. Only 1.200 botlles (4 barrels) were produced and packed in a luxurious commemorative edition wine case, as well as 1964 vintage, to celebrate 100 anniversary of Age-Azpilicueta Winery. Vinified using exactly the same methods from the 19th century.
Cellared in the old winery "Bodegas El Romeral - Félix Azpilicueta", in Fuenmayor, La Rioja. Matured in big wooden vats, from the founding time of the winery, without temperature control for 12 months, and then poured to cask and aged for 90 months. Racked for 15 times, once every 6 months, using the traditional cask-to-cask Riojan method. Bottled directly from the barrel and sold by purchase order from the cellar in 1981.
*** Shipment made with special wine boxes certified by UPS and DHL.
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Magnificent wine in magnificent condition. Perfect!
The wine is in incredible condition, shipped immaculately, with excellent communication.
Magnificent. Incomparable communication, excellent packaging.
Been patiently waiting for delivery but has been returned from customs.
Seller explained to me "shit happens "..not the words i would have chosen and wanted to hear.Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Parcel rejected by UK Custom office and returned back to Spain. The buyer was immediately contacted and informed about the situation. Parcel shipped again to UK, free of charges (even if it had to be paid by the addressee).
Message sent to the buyer:
"Unfortunately, the parcel was refused in UK custom's office and referred back to Spain. This morning it was delivered at home. It's a very unusual situation. I will claim Correos Spain and its partner in UK. But in any case, I will send you again the wines. Of course, free of charge.
I don't know if custom policies have changed in UK. I apologise for the inconvenience caused. Shit happens!
Please, don't hesitate to contact me if there are more problems with the new delivery process.
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envio rápido y buen empaquetado
Perfect transaction and a great bottle! Thanks
Another excellent bottle. Great service to USA! thanks!
Amazing bottles! Perfecto!
Amazing bottles! Great service!
Another great transaction from this seller. The bottles are old but in outstanding condition. Delivery took about 2 weeks once they were mailed to me in the USA from Spain. I will keep doing business!
By far not my first purchase from rioja-gran-reserva and, like every previous time, everything was perfect. Super reliable seller in every respect
received it today Oct 22nd
no problem all smooth
Another perfect transaction!
Corks had deteriorated but wine is 40+years old so not unexpected. Delivery and packing were excellent
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