#WineWednesday – 2005 Rioja Reserva

By on January 15, 2014
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2005 Rioja Reserva, Hacienda Lopez de Haro

Rioja, Spain

Sun-dried wild berries, blood orange emulsion, wood spice and vanilla creme brulée accents come across the bouquet; full – weight, but not heavy, well- structured and balanced with a long and warm finish; classic – going – modern, stylistically speaking; not showing it’s age; excellent blind date tinto; try with a rare- roasted T-bone;less than $twenty; coming to Vintages @lcbo this Saturday…psst !!!

 

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Zoltan Szabo

About Zoltan Szabo

Zoltan Szabo is one of the most recognizable personalities of the Canadian Sommelier scene. For over twenty years in the industry and three continents – wide resume, he has garnered international recognition. Clients include the Tokaj Renaissance, Wine Council of Ontario, Skyline Boutique Hotels & Resorts and Trump International Hotel, just to mention a few. With TV, radio and video blog appearances by the dozen throughout the years, Szabo had become a mainstay character of the global wine trade. He consults, writes, educates and judges for some of the most elite organizations, competitions and media forums. Member of the Canadian Wine Writers’ Circle, Zoltan also voices his opinion about wine and the finer aspects of life over social media outlets @zoltanszabo For business inquiries contact Zoltan here: zoltan@zszabo.com Website: http://www.zszabo.com/ Blog: http://zszabo.wordpress.com/

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