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Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de Labastida 2016

Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de Labastida

2016
Rioja (Spain)
94
PARKER

From the 2010 vintage onwards, the vineyards of Lindes de Remelluri have been vinified separately, r...

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£12.33

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de Labastida 2016

Producer

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

From the 2010 vintage onwards, the vineyards of Lindes de Remelluri have been vinified separately, resulting in two different wines: Viñedos de La Bastida and Viñedos de San Vicente.

In the case of Viñedos de Labastida, the grapes come from the vines nearest to the Sierra de Cantabria mountain range, where the weather conditions contrive to bring on a later ripening of the grapes: more rainfall, more freshness in the atmosphere and a greater contrast in temperatures. This all results in a wine with a lower alcohol content, a bit more acidity, greater potential for tannins and an increased ageing capacity.

The end result is an elegant and refined wine, with intense aromas of fresh fruit and a background of aromatic plants. It has freshness, good acidity and tastes clean, pure and powerful, lingering long on the palate.

Food pairing

Hard cheeses / Meats cooked on hot stone / Grilled rabbit

Production

  • Ageing period:Between 10 and 12 months
  • Type of wood:French oak

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 14ºC and 16ºC
  • Decanting:Aeration is recommended

Customer reviews

4.6/5
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by: G Shakery (25 Aug) - Vintage 2015

excellent

Smooth and well balanced. Perfect pairing for red meat

by: Patrick Purtill (11 Aug) - Vintage 2015

Fab wine

Highly recommend. Drinking lovely now but will age further

by: Mark (3 Aug) - Vintage 2015

Bargain

A bit more demanding than the San Vicente, and needs food really like a fillet steak! I nearly suggested 5 stars because of the vfm. Its damned near a fine wine at a bargain price. Let this breath for a while and enjoy quite intense flavour and good length. This is a pretty good effort.

by: Andy (09/12/2019) - Vintage 2015

Great value rioja

A pleasant surprise and certainly justifying the high Parker rating. Well worth the low price tag and a good addition to any collection

by: Almcdonnell@eircom.net (11/11/2019) - Vintage 2015

Smooth and fruity

Highly recommended red wine which may be consumed with or without food. Most enjoyable by an open fire after a days work

Granja Ntra. Sra de Remelluri

Granja Ntra. Sra de Remelluri

The Granja Nuestra Señora de Remelluri is to be found where once stood the Monastery of Toloño (Labastida), on the old estate that formerly belonged to the monks of St. Jerome who, in the 14th Century, worked the lands growing cereals and vines. There are still traces to be found of their community (a wine press and a cemetery). In 1968 Jaime Rodríguez Salís restored the vineyards and the ancient buildings, converting the monastery into the winery it is today, where the Reme...