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Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de San Vicente 2020

Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de San Vicente

2020
The most accessible Lindes
92+
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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti13.8%
Production85,000 - 90,000 bottles

The wine

The two wines making up the Lindes de Remelluri selection have become reference wines in Rioja Alavesa, and offer the chance to choose between a more mature and accessible red wine, Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de San Vicente,  or the more austereserious and mineral profile of Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de Labastida.

A very expressive and open wine, with plenty of ripe fruit, powerful and elegant. The grapes from San Vicente tend to offer a riper wine with dustier tannins but why should we choose between this Lindes from San Vicente and the one from Labastida? Let's take both and enjoy the amazing diversity of this land!

What does this wine taste like?

The Lindes Viñedos de San Vicente is a more accessible wine, with aromas of ripe red fruits and light mineral undertones. On the palate it is smooth, with balanced mature tannins, and a pleasant finish of medium to long length.

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic
View
Picota cherry
Bouquet
Black fruits / Blackberries / Spicy notes
Mouth
Silky / Fresh / Enveloping / Balanced

Drinking and storing

Serve between 14ºC and 16ºC

Food pairing

embutidos-y-jamon
Sausages and ham
aves-y-carnes-blancas
Poultry and white meats
carnes-rojas
Red meat
quesos-curados
Cured cheeses
cocidos-y-potajes
Stews and casseroles

Grilled meats / Iberian pork secreto / Ham on toasted bread

Ratings and awards

202092+ PK
201994 SK
201894 PK92 PN
201693 PK92 PN95 SK
201594 PK92 PN93 SK
201492+ PK16.5 JR93 PN96 SK
PK: ParkerJR: Jancis robinsonPN: PeñínSK: Suckling

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker, Jancis Robinson, and Suckling

The 2020 Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de San Vicente de la Sonsierra is more fruit-driven, primary and perfumed than most of the other bottlings, juicier, with a sensation of higher ripeness (despite having lower alcohol, 13.79%) and slightly dusty tannins. The breakdown here was 88% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 2% other varieties. 68,422 bottles produced. It was bottled in April 2022.

— Luis Gutiérrez (31/07/2023)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2020 - 92+ PARKER

Darker and more stony on the nose, less sweet-fruited than the Labastida 2014 but no lack of dark-red fruit, damson and black cherry. Firm but now smooth tannins, chocolate texture. Super-fine and more elegant than the Labastida. Leaves your mouth clean and dry.

— Julia Harding (12/02/2019)JancisRobinson.com Vintage 2014 - 16.5 JANCIS ROBINSON

Lots of ripeness with blackberry, fresh-mushroom, bark and moss undertones. Full-bodied with powerful tannins, yet they have a pretty fruit coating and end with complexity and candidness. Old-vine character.

— James Suckling (14/01/2021)JamesSuckling.com Vintage 2016 - 95 SUCKLING

Customer reviews

4.4/5
66 reviews
Vintage:

Winemaking

Ageing period12 months
Type of woodFrench and American oak

Vineyards

From the 2010 vintage onwards, the vineyards of Lindes de Remelluri have been vinified separately, resulting in two different wines: Viñedos de La Bastida and Viñedos de San Vicente.

Production of Viñedos de San Vicente is carried out using grapes which come from the vines closest to the River Ebro, where the parcels are sandier and there is less minerality conferred. The greater distance from the Sierra de Cantabria mountains also results in different climatic conditions: less rainfall, more dryness and less contrast in temperatures. All this brings about an earlier ripening of the grapes and consequently a higher alcohol level, smoother tannins and less acidity which will also reduce its ageing capacity, when compared with the Lindes de Remelleuri Viñedos de Labastida.

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The winery

Granja Ntra. Sra de Remelluri

Granja Ntra. Sra de Remelluri

The Granja Nuestra Señora de Remelluri is to be found where once stood the Monastery of Toloño (Labastida), on the old estate that formerly belonged to the monks of St. Jerome who, in the 14th Century, worked the lands growing cereals and vines. There are still traces to be found of their community (a wine press and a cemetery). In 1968 Jaime Rodríguez Salís restored the vineyards and the ancient buildings, converting the monastery into the winery it is today, where the Remelluri...

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