Spain, Contino Blanco, Rioja 2010

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At last, a reason to buy white Rioja. Jesús Madrazo has been making small quantities of this for a few years and has refined the blend to his satisfaction. To the Viura he adds Garnacha and Malvasia. An easy Gold at this year’s DWWA, it stood head and shoulders above the competition: complex and finely balanced.
Price £23 Exel Wines, Handford Wines, Planet of the Grapes, The Wine Society, The Wine Reserve, Waitrose
Drink 2015-2016
Alc 14%