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El Coto Rioja Crianza Tinto 2007

Winemaker's Notes:

El Coto Rioja / Tinto Crianza Anbaugebiet: D.O.C. Rioja 100 %iger Tempranillo aus der Rioja Alta & Rioja Alavesa, kirschrot, harmonisch & ausgeglichen, mit einer außergewöhnlichen Kombination aus fruchtigem Charakter und Reife aus der Fasslagerung, sehr geschmeidig u. angenehm im Geschmack <br/><br/>

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Bodegas El Coto:
It is located in Oyón (Álava), with a total surface of 110.000 m2, more than 50.000 of which are occupied by buildings. Our vineyards are located in Cenicero (Rioja Alta), close to the Najerilla river (a tributary to the Ebro river), facing Northwest and with a, predominantly, ferric-clayey soil. The rest of the grapes come from selected winegrowers in Rioja Alavesa. All the grapes are f... Read more
It is located in Oyón (Álava), with a total surface of 110.000 m2, more than 50.000 of which are occupied by buildings. Our vineyards are located in Cenicero (Rioja Alta), close to the Najerilla river (a tributary to the Ebro river), facing Northwest and with a, predominantly, ferric-clayey soil. The rest of the grapes come from selected winegrowers in Rioja Alavesa. All the grapes are fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. We currently elaborate 23 millions of kg of grapes approximately. Read less

Editorial Reviews for El Coto Rioja Crianza Tinto

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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3.00 5
11/09/2011

Dusty and dry o the nose like a parched field with background notes of sweet oak, dried cherries , cocoa vanilla, and some green anise seed like spice. Light and bright on entry with a small wave of sweet fruit following directly behind the bright acidity. This is a perfect medium weight Crianza with a fine balance of red fruit hinting and raspberry and a classic oak underlay. A touch simple on the palate and showing fairly dominant oak induced spiciness on the moderately long finish. Elegant and refined, this is a rather safe, easy drinking Crianza. 86pts


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Snooth User: cookypuss1
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3.00 5
04/07/2009

This is a nice, easy sipping rose that will be great for the warmer weather. Lots of red berries on the nose and palate, with just a hint of dryness. Finish is very light.


Snooth User: Barcelonaguy
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2.50 5
06/28/2011

This is a great super market wine...A good everyday wine. The reviews are spot on above...In Spain this is about a 4 euro wine and it is very classical in taste...slightly musky and rustic on the nose. If this is your first Spanish wine...it only gets better!


Snooth User: vindood
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0.00 5
10/22/2009

Importer notes:This wine is made from 100% Viura grapes grown in Rioja Alavesa, a subregion of Rioja with limestone-rich soils that contribute aromatic richness and elegance on the palate to its wines. The Blanco is made utilizing a cold pre-fermentation maceration for 12-24 hours to extract optimal color, aroma and texture from the grape skins. Then, there is clarification and fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel tank for 15 days. Bottling occurs early in the next year. Tasting Notes: Pale gold-yellow with greenish hues, the wine is intensely aromatic, well balanced, with body and the fruit has a refreshing tart character. El Coto Blancos pleasant acidity combines perfectly with an exquisite aftertaste of flowers, fruit and fine herbs. Food Match: white meats, sushi, shellfish, scallops, salads, pork, fish, Antipasto


0.00 5
11/08/2011

I like this wine, Plumey, a little oak, smooth, relatively soft tannins. A medium to mild finish but all in all a good wine for the price.


Snooth User: Pablo Gonzalo
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4.50 5
09/10/2011

Cansina dice que esta mu rico.


Snooth User: WillMartin
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4.00 5
01/17/2012

Four glasses


External Reviews for El Coto Rioja Crianza Tinto

External Review
01/03/2012

A straightforward, fruit-driven style of Rioja, this has clean, tart cherry flavors that last. Light and simple, itrsquo;s compatible with roast chicken or roast beef.


External Review
02/07/2010

El Coto 'Vina del Canonigo' Tinto 2007: Dieser junge und körperreicher Rotwein präsentiert ein facettenreiches Aromenspiel, welches sehr lebhaft, harmonisch und fruchtig wirkt. Ein Tempranillo, der schon jetzt sein Potential erkennen lässt.    Weingut: El CotoRegion: RiojaRebsorten: TempranilloInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 12,0 Vol.% Rotwein > Spanien > Rioja


External Review
10/24/2011

The 2007 vintage of El Cotos entry level Crianza is a blockbuster! This 100% Tempranillo shows layers of fresh raspberries, cherry, cedar and spice typical of a classically styled Rioja. This is all wrapped up in a vanilla and leather laiden package that is medium in body and sports a long, soft finish. Always a good value, and for 2007; a spectacular value! - Winery


External Review
06/22/2011

Light and rosy in color, with spicy, peppery aromas blending with hints of raspberry and rhubarb, Very much in the leaner, spicier mold; the palate is slight and the finish dry and peppery.


External Review
02/24/2011

Bukett: rote Frucht und Nuancen der neuen amerikanischen Eiche, Vanille; Geschmack: gut ausgewogen, geschmeidig mit einem lang anhaltenden Abgang


External Review
04/16/2009

Auge: Weichselkirschrot; Nase: fruchtig, aromatisch, frisch; Gaumen: leicht, gut ausgewogen


External Review
12/01/2010

Auge: intensives Rubinrot; Nase: rote Frucht und Nuancen der neuen amerikanischen Eiche, Vanille; Gaumen: gut ausgewogen, geschmeidig mit einem lang anhaltenden Abgang


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El Coto Rioja / Tinto Crianza Anbaugebiet: D.O.C. Rioja 100 %iger Tempranillo aus der Rioja Alta & Rioja Alavesa, kirschrot, harmonisch & ausgeglichen, mit einer außergewöhnlichen Kombination aus fruchtigem Charakter und Reife aus der Fasslagerung, sehr geschmeidig u. angenehm im Geschmack <br/><br/>

Wine Specs:

Sugar: 2.00 g/l grams per liter

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