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El Coto, Crianza, DDOC, 2018, Rioja

This El Coto Crianza is an "allrounder" with perfect balance.
Year 2018 - 0,75 liter - 13.5% ABV
€ 10,00 / 1 liter, prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs
Contains sulphites
in stock
Article: 2018 Crianza Tinto DDOC. El Coto de Rioja
Country: Spain
Growing area: Rioja
Category: Red wine, dry
Classification: Crianza DDOC.
Producer: El Coto de Rioja S.A.
Grape variety: 100 % Tempranillo
Description: Intensive ruby red of the famous Tempranillo grape. Perfect combination from red berries and the fine vanilla nuances of the barrique storage. Mellow tannins and excellent structure. Long reverberation which is accompanied by a fresh fruit. Not too complex, very harmonious and soft.
Alcohol: 13.5%
Residual sugar: < 2 g/l
Acid: 3.5 g/l
Drinking temperature: 16 - 18 °C
Drink recommendation: To fish, pasta, rice dishes and bright meat, as well as Chorizo, calf and moderate cheese.
Awards: Gold medal - Mundus Vini (vintage 2016)
Gold medal - Berliner Wein Trophy (vintage 2014 and 2015)
Silver medal - Mundus Vini (vintage 2014)
Silver medal - IWSC (vintage 2014)

The grapes are from the chalky soil of the Rioja Alavesa. After the pressing the fermentation is carried out into high-grade steel tanks. After that the wine refines itself between 12 and 14 months in new American barrique barrels at 225 litres each before it is filled and stored at least another 6 months on the bottle.

Manufacturer information:
"El Coto de Rioja" came into being as a project of several wine oriented investors with the aim of developing a high-quality Rioja brand. The first wines came onto the market in 1975. The Bodega is situated in Oyón (Álava) and extends over a total area today of 110.000 sqm by which more than 50.000 sqm are built over. The vineyards are in Cenicero (Rioja Alta) nearby the river Najerilla. They are oriented to the northeast. Clay soils prevail there. The rest of the grapes is from select winegrowers of the Rioja Alavesa. El Coto is part of the most renowned wine-growing estates of the Rioja meanwhile.

Allergens: Sulphites
Further details
Country of origin: Spain
Company: El Coto de Rioja, S.A.
Address: Camino Viejo de Logroño, 26 - 01320 Oyón (Álava) España