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BODY: Medium +
TANNIN: Medium +
ORIGIN: La Rioja, Spain
- Tempranillo (Aragonez, Tinta Fino, Tinta Roriz)
- Carignan (Mazuelo)
- Grenache (Garnacha, Cannonau)
ASIAN FOOD PAIRING: Peking duck
WESTERN FOOD PAIRING: Beef bourguignon, middle eastern spiced ground beef
CVNE Contino Reserva 2018
CVNE Contino Reserva 2017 is a captivating and sophisticated red wine crafted by the renowned CVNE winery in the Rioja region of Spain. Here's a captivating yet informative summary of this wine:
Grape Varietals & Region: CVNE Contino Reserva is made from a blend of traditional grape varieties, including 86% Tempranillo, 2% Garnacha, 6% Graciano, and 6% Mazuelo. Produced from a variety of micro-vineyards in the area surrounding Viñedos del Contino with distinct soil types (alluvial, clay-limestone, saline and sandy).
Taste Profile: This Reserva exemplifies the elegance and complexity of Rioja wines. It offers a harmonious fusion of ripe red and black fruit flavors, such as cherries, plums, and blackberries, intertwined with hints of spices, vanilla, and subtle oak notes. The wine showcases a smooth and velvety texture, well-integrated tannins, and a long, satisfying finish.
Winemaking Process: CVNE Contino Reserva undergoes meticulous winemaking techniques to ensure its exceptional quality. The grapes are hand-harvested at optimal ripeness and carefully selected. Fermentation in small stainless steel and concrete tanks, followed by further aging in the bottle. This extended aging process allows the wine to develop its complex flavors and aromas while achieving a perfect balance.