Viña Tondonia - Bodegas R. López de Heredia produces the Viña Tondonia Reserva , a red wine from Rioja that is made with tempranillo, mazuelo, graciano and garnacha. The Viña Tondonia Reserva is the ideal red to combine with foie and pâté or foie gras. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points.
“Vibrant red colour leading slightly towards amber. In the nose has light fresh texture with notes of vanilla and dried berry aromas. The taste is rich, very dry, smooth and developed. Firm tannins and good balance.”
“For 139 years, four generations of the López de Heredia family have devoted themselves to producing exceptional and unique wines. Masterpieces which have achieved that which the founder of the company, Rafael López de Heredia y Landeta, defined in the late nineteenth century as the "Supreme Rioja". Vineyard care, a scrupulous selection of grapes, ageing in oak barrels in the heart of deep underground galleries, and the later ageing in bottles, all contribute to making these illustrious wines with their exceptional bouquet.”
“Viña Tondonia Reserva The Viña Tondonia Reserva old one in 140 years oak barrels has matured blend of Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano and Mazuelo vines. The responsible oenologist Mercedes López de Heredia has created a Rioja classic, which discloses a wine nose, brings a rich bouquet of aromas of ripe dark berries, vanilla and chocolate note with it.”
“Viña Tondonia Reserva 2004, but a wine, a jewel, an emotion, a reflection of a passion. Uvinum winner award for best red wine of less than 25 € VOTED FOR OUR USERS. Balanced, elegant, delicate and complex. Everything and more in a bottle. Enjoy it ! 98/100”
“Tondonia Vineyard is one of my favorite wines, especially for its excellent value. In my opinion it is one of the best red wines of Rioja ... of the best wines of Spain.
We have done well accompany different meats, and has always done a very good pairing: cold cuts, cheeses, meats, etc..
López de Heredia Viña Tondonia has made a benchmark in to recommend a wine. Do not miss it.”
“TASTING NOTES OF 1999 Viña Tondonia Reserva:
- View: amber natural, developed.
- Nose: Very fine, complex, evolved, fruit nose. Boca: - Mouth: soft, round, fine and developed.
VINEYARD: Vineyard Tondonia.
GRAPES: 90% Viura and 10% Malvasia.
WINE PAIRING: elaborated with black or white truffle, mushrooms, tasty fish or white meat in elaborate sauces as well as fish dishes cooked, fried or grilled seasoned.
TEMPERATURE: 14-16 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12%”
“The cellar Lopez de Heredia and their traditional vinification has amazed me. They are the only ones in Rioja who follow the old method (more than 100 years) and their wines are truly spectacular.
Colour: The ruby color glass middle layer and hues.
Nose: On the nose, smells fantastic,red fruit, complex and elegant as well as average intensity.
Taste: The mouth is soft and velvety. Feels like old leather, expressive wine, very balanced and long. It is lightweight and has a perfect acidity and a great presence in the mouth.
Another great wine from López de Heredia!”
“The Viña Tondonia offers wonderful tinges. Very good aromas of vanilla.The texture of this wine from Viña Tondonia - Bodegas R. López de Heredia was oily.
This Rioja accompanied us while waiting for food.
I have shared a bottle with my boss in more than one occasion.”