Imperial 1956 Rioja Gran Reserva
Imperial is one of the fine cellars owned by Compania Vinicola del Norte de Espania (CVNE), with it's stand-alone facilities located in CVNE's original winery. As a range, Imperial Rioja was first bottled in the 1920s and took its name from the unique bottle size in which the wine was sold - Imperial Pints for the UK market.
Imperial ages their Gran Reserva wines for 36 months in a mix of American and French oak casks with a further 48 months bottle-ageing before release to the market. The wine is a blend of Tempranillo (85%), Graciano (10%) and Mazuelo (5%).
Please note the general condition of this lot - particularly the low fill level and loose front label.
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