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"Campo Viejo, we salute you!"

Advantages: Ruby red Rioja from Spain, good taste and colour.
Disadvantages: Could be a little smoother.

Way up in the North of Spain, a long way from where I live on the South Coast, is an area known as Rioja. Under the hot Spanish sun the fertile vineyards produce some of Spain's most popular wines. It was there in 1959 that Jose Ortiguela founded the Bode ...

splishsplash 01.01.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Campo Viejo Crianza Spain

Rioja bye baby on the tree top....

Advantages: Yum Yum Yum Yum Yum
Disadvantages: Not cheap

Campo Viejo Rioja Crianza 2007 Well, here I am, your resident wine expert back again. The last two days I have been waiting for plumbers to fix a leaking toilet. Not worrying for me, but worrying for the kind folks downstairs whose bathroom ceiling ...

TheHairyGodmother 28.04.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Campo Viejo Crianza Spain

A devilishly dry wine

Advantages: Nice combination of flavours, works well with beef dishes
Disadvantages: Very dry and quite harsh for the first few sips

I've been ill recently and have been on quite large doses of medication for a good few months, this has meant I have not been able to drink alcohol since the end of January (I know, it's shocking!!) but after finally getting the all clear last Friday I ha ...

alliewallie 09.05.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon Chile

A great value, legendary red wine from the Cellar of the Devil!

Advantages: Full bodied, deep fruity flavours with hints of chocolate and espresso
Disadvantages: Easy to get carried away with a bottle of this!

Introduction In my time, I have tried quite a few different wines, however this is my first wine review on Ciao. I felt compelled to write about this corking Chilean wine, as it's one of my all time favourites, and I wanted to share this drinking pleasure ...

hammodt 12.10.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon Chile

Merlot Falls

Advantages: An ok drink, cheap
Disadvantages: Bitterness

Iím a person that likes to relax with a glass or two of wine; I love my spirits but just adore my red wines. I donít drink everyday but I will over the week have a couple of glasses and some weekends I will go out with my friends for a cheeky several dri ...

VampirePrincessLizzy 06.10.2013 ∑ Read full review
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