Baron De Ley


Baron de Ley Rioja Reserva 2007
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "The 2007 Reserva is aged for 20 months in new oak, which is carried well on the mulberry and dark plum-scented bouquet. The palate is finely balanced with caressing, very plush, rounded tannins and a sorbet-like freshness towards the finish. This is a commercially savvy, nigh

Baron de Ley Finca Monasterio 2005
Wine and Spirits 93 "Grown at a vineyard planted in 1985, surrounding a 16th century Benedictine monastery in the Rioja Baja town of Mendavia, this wine blends tempranillo (80 percent) with cabernet sauvignon and other varieties, aged in new French oak. Its beautifully fresh, with forestry scents

Baron de Ley Reserva 2006
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "The 2006 Reserva (100% Tempranillo) spent 12 months in American oak. Reticent aromatically, with coaxing it gives up a pleasing perfume of smoke, mineral, spice box, blackberry, and a hint of balsamic. Spicy on the palate with plenty of volume, this lengthy effort exhibits an

Baron de Ley Finca Monasterio 2005
91  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 91 "The 2005 Finca Monasterio is Baron de Ley's bow to the modern school of winemaking. The wine was aged for 15 months in new French oak. Purple-colored, it reveals a nose of pain grille, mineral, black currant, and blackberry. Supple, ripe, and structured, on the palate it exhibits

Baron de Ley Gran Reserva 1998
90  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 90 "The 1998 Gran Reserva is 90% Tempranillo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 24 months in French and American oak followed by 5 years in bottle prior to release. Medium to dark ruby, it offers mature aromas of cedar, spice box, damp earth, red currants, and cherry. On the palate,

Baron de Ley Rioja Riserva 2001
91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91 "Easily offering the best bang for the buck of this trio is the 2001 Reserva from a great Rioja vintage. The wine is 100% Tempranillo and was aged in American oak for 14 months. It is dark ruby-colored with a fragrant nose of spice, cedar, red currants, and cherry that jumps from