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DATE 27 July, 2016

Viña Real Old Vintages by James Suckling


 

Old vintages of Viña Real surprised us again demonstrating the liveliness of fruit and their longevity. Old vintages of Viña Real (1949 and 1952) achieved by prestigious critic James Suckling 99 and 97 points respectively.

 

“This old wine has a superb texture with fine tannins and vibrant acidity. Aged silk. Lots of violet, black truffle and dark fruit character. Such balance and beauty still”. 1949. 97 points.

 

“What strikes you about this legendary wine is the seamless texture of the wine from a combination of ultra-fine tannins and bright acidity. The finish goes on for minutes as you taste the black truffle and blue fruit character with hints of caramel. A fascinating wine”. 1952. 99 points.

 

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