1998 Artadi Rioja Pagos Viejos
Tempranillo - 750ML

  • WA 96
  • IWC 92
  • JS 92

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WA 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2000
The recently bottled superb 1998 Pagos Viejos is one of the greatest Riojas I have ever tasted. A dense ruby/purple color is accompanied by a sweet nose of violets black fruits minerals toasty new oak and smoke. The wine... The recently bottled superb 1998 Pagos Viejos is one of the greatest Riojas I have ever tasted. A dense ruby/purple color is accompanied by a sweet nose of violets black fruits minerals toasty new oak and smoke. The wine is full-bodied with gorgeous purity amazing symmetry for its exceptional size and an incredibly well-delineated finish. In short it is great stuff! Anticipated maturity: 2005-2025.
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, December 2001
Medium ruby. Complex vibrant very expressive aromas of cherry bitter chocolate eucalyptus mocha clove oil and sexy oak. Lively and penetrating with terrific clarity of flavor and verve. Finishes very long with firm fine... Medium ruby. Complex vibrant very expressive aromas of cherry bitter chocolate eucalyptus mocha clove oil and sexy oak. Lively and penetrating with terrific clarity of flavor and verve. Finishes very long with firm fine tannins.
JS 92
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, July 2015
This is solid and very fresh with beautiful fruit and depth. Full body, chewy tannins, flavorful and wonderful length. Pure tempranillo. Drink now.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Tempranillo
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Vintage 1998