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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Senorio de San Vicente

Region:

Spain & Portugal

Appellation:

Rioja

Grape Type:

Tempranillo

Señorío de San Vicente, Rioja, 2011

Tasting Note:

Another stellar effort from the Eguren family's low yielding high altitude San Vicente vineyard. The Tempranillo here is a particular clone called Peludo, or "hairy", so called because of the presence of tiny hairs on the leaves, rather than any overtly hairy overtones in the wine! Indeed this wine couldn't be silkier, parading dark bramble fruit and high-toned cherry notes alongside suggestions of mocha, fresh tobacco leaves, briar and sweet vanilla. Aged in a combination of French and American Oak, this is modern in that the fruit is foremost, but traditional in that nothing feels forced or overworked. A fabulous cuvee.

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