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Vina Coterro Crianza 2016

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    Sourced from estate vineyards with an average age of 50 years. Primary fermentation in stainless steel followed by malolactic in concrete tanks and 18 months aging in French & American oak
    • Vintage: 2016
    • Appellation: D.O.Ca Rioja
    • Grapes: 80% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano & 10% Garnacha
    • Aging period: 12 months in oak barrels.
    • Oak: American oak
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    Robert Parker, 91pts

    "Saturated ruby. Lively, spice-tinged cherry and dark berry aromas are complemented by an emerging floral overtone. Pliant and well-concentrated, offering juicy black currant and bitter cherry flavors and a sweetening vanilla flourish. Supple tannins lend shape to a long, spicy finish that echoes the cherry and floral notes.”"

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    The vineyards for Vina Coterro are spread across the municipality of Alfaro in La Rioja on the fertile banks of the Ebro on the low slopes of the Yerga Mountain. This area offers a huge diversity of soil and microclimates, supporting a wide range of different grape varietals. This is a collaboration with Bodegas Burgo Viejo, Master of Wine Fernando Mora, and Valkyrie Selections - a classic, quality Rioja that is emblematic of the region