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CVNE (Contino), Reserva, Rioja CVNE (Contino), Reserva, Rioja CVNE (Contino), Reserva, Rioja CVNE (Contino), Reserva, Rioja

Description

92 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
Outer quote mark Inky ruby color. Sexy, highly perfumed aromas of blackberry, cassis, minerals, black tea and smoke. Wonderfully ripe and dense but youthfully firm and dry; thick but energetic, with deep dark berry and bitter cherry flavors and fine-grained tannins. Extremely young Rioja with strong finishing grip and lingering notes of bitter cherry and candied blackcurrant. Put this one away for a long time. Inner quote mark (10/2009)

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Outer quote mark The 2005 Contino Reserva is made up of 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, and 5% Mazuelo and Garnacha aged for 2 years in a mix of new and seasoned French and American oak. Crimson-colored, it presents aromas of smoke, spice box, roses, leather, black cherry, and blackberry. Elegant on the palate in a slightly racy style, the fruit is balanced by lively acidity and the flavors are ripe and savory. This lengthy offering will continue to unwind for another 4-6 years and will deliver optimal drinking from 2015 to 2025. (JM) Inner quote mark (6/2010)

Decanter
Outer quote mark Five stars and Gold from 2012 Decanter Wine Awards. Sumptuous aromas of vanilla and blackcurrants in syrup with earthy, woody notes over a bold, juicy palate with an intense damson core, violets and aniseed. Inner quote mark (12/2012)

Jancis Robinson
Outer quote mark Mid crimson. Absolutely true rioja fruit and oak on the nose. Still pretty youthful with the oak still prominent but the fruit is just as it should be. Needs time but very promising. Inner quote mark (10/2013)

Wine Spectator
Outer quote mark Supple and lively, this fresh red offers cherry, leaf and light chocolate flavors, with a food-friendly balance of light tannins and crisp acidity. Inner quote mark (11/2009)

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CVNE (Contino), Reserva, Rioja, 2005

Quantity: 2, 70cl

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Item ID:

238798

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CVNE (Contino), Reserva, Rioja

Producer:

CVNE (Contino)

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2 bottles, 70cl each

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Wine Colour:

Red

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Still

Country / Region:

Spain, Rioja

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