2016 Benjamin Romeo Contador

365.00 301.65
Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Winery Benjamin Romeo
Year 2016
Grape Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2020 - 2035
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This TOP wine is made from 95% Tempranillo, 5% Garnacha. The Contador is a compact, tight wine. It is still young with the typical aromas that only the very best can produce and that you can only find in a very limited number of top wines such as an Alabaster or a Pingus. However, this is a totally different wine and is much more akin to a beautiful Burgundy Nuits-St-Georges. The Contador has very refined tannins and a subtle acidity. Ripe red fruit, truffle, cocoa, coffee, minerals, balanced tannins and an impressive aftertaste. Luis Gutiérrez of the Wine Advocate write " This is truly another wordy. It has the balance, stuffing, acidity and minerality to have a long life in bottle, but its exuberant youth is difficult to resist"

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Winery Benjamin Romeo
Grape Tempranillo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Year 2016
Drinking as of 2020
Drinking till 2035
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 98
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard, Romantisch
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