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Calvario 2010

Calvario

2010
Rioja (Spain)

A subtle, silky, mature wine with an irresistible nose and richly satisfying on the palate, which co...

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/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Calvario 2010

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Rioja (Spain)

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2010

Review

A subtle, silky, mature wine with an irresistible nose and richly satisfying on the palate, which combines to perfection the Finca Allende powerfulness and elegance.

It appears a dark Morello cherry colour, very intense and almost opaque. The nose exudes an aroma of great intensity, and in the foreground black fruit verging on the over-ripe, which prevails over the oak, with balsamic wafts and hints of black chocolate also appreciated. It has good structure on the palate, the right amount of acidity, a fine fruit expression and remarkable powerfulness, all combined with great elegance.

Aged for 14 months in French oak barrels.

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Finca Allende

Finca Allende

Miguel Ángel de Gregorio is one of the best winemakers in the country and an assiduous vine grower. Quite a reference point in La Rioja, he was one of the first to opt for single vineyard wines (Calvario and Aurus have been his principal exponents) and he is a firm supporter of indigenous varieties and hard work in the vineyard. He received praise first of all for his great efforts at Bodegas Bretón, but he attracted fame definitively due to the wines of his own winery: Finca...