Rioja Galore a range of 6 bottle case
2 Bottles of Sierra Cantabria Cuvee
Variety. 100% Tempranillo.
GUIA GOURMETS 93 Points, PENIN 94 Points, PROENSA 93 Points
Vineyards. Propietary vineyard in Labastida called La Llana. Alluvial soil. Sandy, poor soils, with good drainage, permeability and easy viticulture work. Rests of gravel and rounded stones.
Altitude: 460 m. Organic fertilization. Number of Hcts.: 10. Environmental integrated agriculture cultivation.
Year of plantation: 1980.
Tasting notes. Fairly dark cherry. Elegant nose, fine toasty notes of oak (cocoa and coffee), ripe fruit and licorice flavours. Elegant palate, with firm tannins of oak and fruit well integrated, flavoursome, good fruity and varietal expression.
2 Bottles of Sierra Cantabria Reserva Unica
Variety. Tempranillo (97 %) and Graciano (3 %) from vines older than 30 years.
WINE ADVOCATE 91 points
WINE SPECTATOR 92 points
STEPHEN TANZER’S 92 points
Vineyards. Proprietary vineyards located in San Vicente de la Sonsierra (La Rioja).
Environmental integrated agriculture cultivation.
Tasting Notes. Bright ruby. Expressive aromas of redcurrant, cherry, licorice. Juicy in the mouth, with red fruit flavours mixed with toasty vanilla and underlying mineral notes. Penetrating acidity extends the long, spicy, floral-dominated finish.
2 bottles of Sierra Cantabria Seleccion
Variety. 100 % Tempranillo.
WINE ADVOCATE 88
STEPHEN TANZER’S 90
Vineyards. Proprietary vineyards located in San Vicente de la Sonsierra and Laguardia.
Elaboration. Traditional elaboration, 100 % de-stemmed.
6 months in tank. 6 months in American and French oak Bordelaise barrels (age of the barrels: maximum 3 wines per barrel).
Tasting notes. Intense ruby red. Aroma of red fruits (strawberry) in good intensity in conjunction with spice, vanilla and oak notes. On the palate it is fresh, soft, balanced, with the fruit well integrated with the notes of oak, vanilla and light toast.