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A large glass for me please!

Advantages: Deliciously Tasty
Disadvantages: Expensive

Castillo San Lorenzo Rioja Reserva 2005, 75cl. 12.5% Vol. If there’s one thing I really love, its red wine. In fact I take my red wine drinking to extremes, drinking it most days, and often to excess (naughty me)! But one of my favourite typ ...

TheHairyGodmother 04.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Castillo de San Lorenzo Rioja Reserva Spain

"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

Mmmmm...... Fausty

Advantages: creamy, fruity and easy drinking
Disadvantages: Woke up with a hangover!

...Hello my fellows! I’m going to tell you all about another wine I’ve recently enjoyed. It is Faustino VII Rioja, which I purchased for a fairly reasonable £7 from my local Co-op. As those of you know who have read my last review, I have recently taken up ...

Walowiz 28.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Faustino VII Rioja Spain

Wine appreciation for beginners...

Advantages: Great tasting, good value wine
Disadvantages: Can be hard to get hold of

Firstly let me just say that I'm not a wine buff. I've been to a few organised tastings and have picked up an idea of what to look for, but by the end of the night I was always rather on the inebriated side rather than the civilised 'let's spit it out' co ...

Jaycey 27.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Fortius Navarra Crianza 1999