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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Sierra Cantabria

Region:

Spain & Portugal

Appellation:

Rioja

Grape Type:

Tempranillo

Amancio, Rioja, 2005

4x75cl £320.00

9 cases

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Tasting Note:

A densely-planted, low-yielding single vineyard in “La Veguilla” area, in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, La Rioja Alta. A staggering 8-10% of the vineyard's production was used for this blend. Aged in new french oak for 24 months, but the oak is beautifully integrated, this is a serious, towering Rioja, beautifully composed, fine-tuned pure packed with bramble, cherry, kirsch flavours with redcurrant and mineral touches, the tannins are suave and supple yet provide great backbone and stuffing.

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