Contino, Rioja Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2017

91
Tasted by: Sylvia Wu
(at London, 29 Sep 2021)
Drinking Window: 2021 - 2031
Dark cherry, mushroom and wood spices on top of cherry can and dark cherry liqueur. After two years of ageing in American and French oak, the tannins are fine-grained in texture. Sweet spiced prunes are balanced by great acidity, followed by a long finish.
Contino, Rioja Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2017
Producer
Contino
Brand
Rioja Reserva
Vintage
2017
Wine Type
Still
Colour
Red
Country
Spain
Region
Rioja
Sweetness
Dry
Closure
Cork
Alcohol
14.00%
Body
Full
Grapes
10% Graciano
5% Mazuelo
85% Tempranillo