Contino Rioja Reserva
Produce of: Rioja,Spain
Producer: CVNE: Bodegas Vi̱edos del Contino
Bottle size: 750mls .
Best with: Shellfish paella, Mushroom risotto, Chorizo,, Roast lamb, Barbecued beef steak, Ratatouille
The Contino Rioja Reserva blend consists of 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano & 5% Mazuelo and Garnacha. The hand-harvested grapes are vinified between twenty and thirty days, before being aged in French and American oak casks for two years, then a minimum of two years in bottle prior to release.
Deep red garnet. Intense nose of red fruits, some smoke, cloves, medium to full bodied palate, fresh, with a spiced finish. Well balanced, fine, very fresh, juicy.
The 2006 vintage won Bronze at the 2013 Sommelier Wine Awards
Wine Style : Rich and Warming Reds,Juicy fruity reds , Silky smooth reds, Vanilla and toasty wines