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Cantos de Valpiedra 2016

Cantos de Valpiedra

2016
Rioja (Spain)

New trends are very much in thanks to Cantos de Valpiedra. The Finca Valpiedra junior joined the li...

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£11.00

/ 0.75 L btl

Cantos de Valpiedra 2016

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Origin

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content i

13.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

New trends are very much in thanks to Cantos de Valpiedra. The Finca Valpiedra junior joined the list of the new generation of modern Riojas with its first 2005 vintage. It is the extreme opposite of the classic: powerfully intense in colour with thick tears. Fervently 100% Tempranillo, down to its roots.

As we pick up the glass, we get reminded of the warmth of very compact dark fruit, aromas of fermentation and all the relentless energy of dark roast, pure tobacco and new wood. The aromatic richness expresses itself totally and forcefully on the palate: an intense explosion of full-on fruit, an oily-rich feel and a taste of finely grained wood, finishing with a sweetly luscious touch. A wine to stimulate the senses!

Aged for 12 months in French (70%) and American (30%) oak barrels.

Food pairing

Pork / White meats / Vegetables / Turkey / Soups / Suckling lamb / Meat rice dishes / Vegetable stews / Poularde

Tasting notes

  • ViewPurplish red / Violet glints / Thick tears / Abundant tears / Intenso
  • Bouquet:Ageing notes / Black fruit / Higly aromatic / Tobacco / Vanilla / Fruit aromas / Spices / Sloes / Mineral
  • Mouth:Fresh / Long finish / Rich / Oily / Delicate / Good entry / Well-integrated wood / Mineral / Balanced acidity / Intenso

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Customer reviews

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by: Jane (25/02/2019)

Delicious well balanced Rioja

Delicious well balanced Rioja which has a lovely oakey, rich flavour. Particularly enjoyable with lamb. Genuine quality wine at a good price

by: Jane (30/05/2018)

An exceptional Crianza

An exceptional Crianza at a very good price. A good example of a fruity red Rioja, which particularly complements both red meat and cheese

by: Jab de las Heras (3 Apr)

Rioja

La primera vez que lo probe no me gustó,pero ahora parece que ha mejorado. Buen rioja

by: VICENT (16/06/2019)

Aburrido

Decepcionado, un vino sin mas, plano y aburrido. Muy caro para lo que aporta, por ese precio hay vinos mejores.

by: Giuseppe (11/06/2019)

Fantastico

Assaggiato la prima volta in un Parador di Cazorla . Tornato dal viaggio ne ho acquistate sei bottiglie. Secondo me un ottimo rapporto qualita' prezzo

Finca Valpiedra

Finca Valpiedra

Finca Valpiedra belongs to the Martinez Bujanda family’s group of wineries, who also own Finca Antigua in the La Mancha DO, and Cosecheros y Criadores, and are members of the Grandes Pagos de España association (the only one in La Rioja). (The Martinez Bujanda family has recently embarked upon a new wine-producing project in the Rueda DO). Located on a spectacular bend of the River Ebro and protected from the cold northerly winds by the Sierra de Cantabria, Finca Valpiedra e...

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