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El Coto Crianza 2016

El Coto Crianza

2016
Rioja (Spain)

This is a Rioja Crianza with plenty of fine attributes that offers excellent value for money - a 100...

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x6 -11%

£ 5.79

/ btl 0.75 L

(£ 5.17 x6)

Details for El Coto Crianza 2016

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Rioja (Spain)

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

This is a Rioja Crianza with plenty of fine attributes that offers excellent value for money - a 100% Tempranillo with grapes emanating from all three sub-zones: Rioja Alta, Baja and Alavesa. Fermentation takes place in the Oyón bodega, equipped with the latest advances in technology for keeping the temperature controlled during production processes. This enables just the right colour extraction to be obtained and helps to achieve a balanced wine with good structure.

A ruby-red colour and of medium density in appearance, the pleasantly fragrant nose exhibits fresh fruit aromas (strawberries) with touches of vanilla and oaky liquorice hints. Showing great balance on the palate, the wine is silky-smooth on entry and continues velvety, with an agreeable finish.

Aged for 12 months in 225-litre American oak barrels, and afterwards allowed to rest in bottle for a minimum of 6 months before release.

Sheep cheese / Grilled wild mushrooms / Roast lamb

  • Climate:Continental
  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Type of wood:French and american oak
  • ViewBright / Semi-opaque / Cherry red
  • Bouquet:Red fruit / Ageing notes / Vanilla
  • Mouth:Silky / Persistent / Spicy notes / Silky tannins
  • Optimum serving temperature:16ºC

Customer reviews

4.6/5
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by: krimmer2 (27 Feb) - Vintage 2016

best wine for value by a mile

couldnt get the 2015 this time but this is just as good ive tried a few and this is outstandingly the best of the bunch got that proper rioja taste which hardly any do these days

by: John UK (25 Feb) - Vintage 2016

What’s Not To Like

We have purchased El Coto for many years from Vinissimus, always great service and the wines first class for the money

by: Andy (Mid-Wales) (25 Feb) - Vintage 2016

Very good all rounder

Excellent value for money rioja. Smooth enough to be a very pleasant drink on it own but strong enough to accompany most foods.

by: Craig (19 Feb) - Vintage 2016

great value

This wine is a great wine for it's price point, quite light but not too light, ideal for drinking on a nice warm day with some good food.

by: Lisa Arthur (29 Jan) - Vintage 2016

Versatile and easy on the palette

A tasty rioja which can be enjoyed with most meals, warm overtones and especially good with a slight warmth. A regular order and surpasses most Riojas sold in UK

El Coto de Rioja

El Coto de Rioja

The El Coto de Rioja winery was founded in 1970 by a group of wine experts, with the first vintage released onto the market in 1975. Since then, the winery has grown in size, due to its readiness for investing in new facilities and an expansion in the area covered by its vineyards. It has also grown in stature, due to its renowned wine-making expertise. Over the years, this has resulted in fame and widespread recognition of its brands not only in Spain but in as many as 50 ot...