What does this wine taste like?
|Picota cherry red / Violet rim|
|Fruit aromas / Redcurrants / Floral scents / Spicy notes / Ripe fruit / Red fruit / Fresh / Saline notes|
|Fresh / Fruit aromas / Ripe red fruit / Ripe black fruit / Acid fruit / Raspberry / Cherries / Floral notes / Flavoursome / Aromatic herbs / Sweet spices / Good acidity / Powerful / Saline notes / Ripe tannins|
Drinking and storing
Sardines, Game, Civet, Lamb, Rabbit, Red meats, Ceviche, Oily fish, Seafood, Idiazabal cheese, Iberian sausages, Rice dishes, Tuna tataki
First time in this region but not the last
One of my reasons for using Vinissimus is the opportunity to range further afield than Rioja - this is the first Ribeira Sacra which I have tried but it won’t be the last.
|Vine age||Between 30 and 40 years|
|Soil||Slate / Limestone / Clay|
|Climate||Atlantic with mediterranean influence|
Coca i Fitó
The Coca i Fitó brothers (Toni and Miquel), originally from the Alt Penedés, are the sons of farmers and grew up amongst vineyards. They began in 2006 to make their own singular wines, in a modern style, produced using a selection of grapes from various vineyards with differing mineral composition, therefore wines which combine the minerality of the terroir with the essence of varieties such as Garnacha, Cariñena and Syrah. Vine cultivation is ecological...