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Cune Crianza 2016

Cune Crianza

2016
Rioja (Spain)
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The Cune Crianza is an iconic wine, and one of those which by themselves go a long way to explaining...

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/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Cune Crianza 2016

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

The Cune Crianza is an iconic wine, and one of those which by themselves go a long way to explaining the history of Rioja. It encompasses all the fine qualities of reds from the Rioja Alta and a good deal of traditional wine-making methods.

The wine is aged in American oak until it acquires the balance and delicateness that characterise it. The aromas of red berries, eucalyptus and pepper intermingle with hints of tobacco leaf, offering a recognisable nose year after year. On the palate it's fresh and complex at the same time, pure harmony.

Food pairing

Cured cheeses / Riojan style potatoes

Production

  • Vinification material:Wood
  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Type of wood:American oak

Tasting notes

  • ViewBright / Violet glints / Cherry red
  • Bouquet:Tobacco / Pepper / Eucalyptus / Berries
  • Mouth:Complex / Fresh / Harmonious

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 15ºC and 17ºC

Customer reviews

4.3/5
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by: LISA ARTHUR (8 Aug) - Vintage 2016

Easy drinker

Deep layers of flavours which release on each sip. Good with a bbq but equally adaptable for roast red meats

by: Rörd van Poelgeest (29 Jul) - Vintage 2016

review

Very nice and smooth wine. Not too heavy and good to drink in combination with beef or pork

by: Nigel Thompson (20 Jun) - Vintage 2016

Great service, faulous wines

Only way to access some of the finest Spanish wines living in France. Cune wines are one of my favourites, vinissimus deliver - great service, excellent packaging and great wines!

by: Lou (17 Jun) - Vintage 2016

Cune red

Very good value 'everyday' wine. Easy to drink and compliments most food. A must red to stock up on.

by: ctcpayne@yahoo.com (12 Jun) - Vintage 2016

Cune Crianza 2016

Very easy drinking Rioja nice and dry slightly acidic but well balanced fruit and tabacco

Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España - CVNE

Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España - CVNE

The Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España, CVNE —or 'Cune', as it's known locally in Haro— was founded in 1879 and was one of the first wineries in La Rioja to bottle wine. What started out as the project of two brothers (Raimundo and Eusebio Real de Asúa) continues today in the hands of the same family (now the fifth generation) and comprises four wineries: CVNE, Imperial (an independent winery within the original CVNE winery), Viña Real and Viñedos del Contino. ...