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El Coto Crianza 2017

El Coto Crianza

2017
Rioja (Spain)

This is a Rioja Crianza with plenty of fine attributes that offers excellent value for money - a 100...

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£9.00

/ 0.75 L btl

El Coto Crianza 2017

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Origin

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content i

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

This is a Rioja Crianza with plenty of fine attributes that offers excellent value for money - a 100% Tempranillo with grapes emanating from all three sub-zones: Rioja Alta, Baja and Alavesa. Fermentation takes place in the Oyón bodega, equipped with the latest advances in technology for keeping the temperature controlled during production processes. This enables just the right colour extraction to be obtained and helps to achieve a balanced wine with good structure.

A ruby-red colour and of medium density in appearance, the pleasantly fragrant nose exhibits fresh fruit aromas (strawberries) with touches of vanilla and oaky liquorice hints. Showing great balance on the palate, the wine is silky-smooth on entry and continues velvety, with an agreeable finish.

Aged for 12 months in 225-litre American oak barrels, and afterwards allowed to rest in bottle for a minimum of 6 months before release.

Food pairing

Sheep cheese / Grilled wild mushrooms / Roast lamb

Vineyard

  • Climate:Continental

Production

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

Tasting notes

  • ViewBright / Semi-opaque / Cherry red
  • Bouquet:Red fruit / Ageing notes / Vanilla
  • Mouth:Silky / Persistent / Spicy notes / Silky tannins

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:16ºC

Customer reviews

4.5/5
101 reviews
5 stars
62
4 stars
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3 stars
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1 star
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by: Roddy W (19/12/2020)

Great Value Crianza

Lovely soft vanilla/oak notes with hint of spice in background Really enjoyed (me gusta mucho)

by: John C (04/12/2020)

Fine Rioja

Nice wine for the money with enough sharpness to go well with red meats.

by: David (27/10/2020)

Excellent value wine

A well balanced and smooth wine. Goes well with steak.

by: Lloyd Clark (22/10/2020)

El Cote

Fantastic, fruity light and smooth to drink alone or with food.

by: Andretimmins1942@gmail.com (07/10/2020)

El Coto

Nice and smooth lovely to drink before a meal especially when cooking, We first tasted this wine with friends from Minorca they recommended your site definitely recommend it

El Coto de Rioja

El Coto de Rioja

The El Coto de Rioja winery was founded in 1970 by a group of wine experts, with the first vintage released onto the market in 1975. Since then, the winery has grown in size, due to its readiness for investing in new facilities and an expansion in the area covered by its vineyards. It has also grown in stature, due to its renowned wine-making expertise. Over the years, this has resulted in fame and widespread recognition of its brands not only in Spain but in as many as 50 ot...

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