Decanter's top-rated wines of 2012 so far

Rioja 2007
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March - Rioja 2007

Contino, Viña del Olivo, Alavesa

Complex bouquet of redcurrant, vanilla, cassis, plum and cherry. Mellow, smoky, rich and ripe with fine oak balanced by tangerine acidity. Pure, intense, very long and very good. Tastes expensive. 18.83pts/20
Price: £39.20–£51.75 Berry Bros & Rudd, Majestic, Marks & Spencer, Slurp, Waitrose, The Wine Society
Drink: From 2013
Alc: 14%