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Bodega Contador La Cueva del Contador, 2011

  • Grape VarietyGarnacha, Tempranillo
  • AppellationRioja
  • Alcohol15 %
  • SourceImported Directly
18 in stock

Why Buy Me

Established in 1995 by Benjamin Romeo, Bodega Contador had very small beginnings in a cellar underneath a castle in Rioja. His began buying vines in 1996 and continued to grow his winery. In 2001 he began to make wine in his parent’s garage, thus expanding the capacity for production. The vintages 2004 & 2005 made in the garage scored 100 pts from Robert Parker. He is an exciting producer! In 2008 he opened a purpose-built winery.

Winemaker's Pitch

A refined, deep aroma of red and black fruits with vanilla and cinnamon. Very well-integrated wood give an elegant wine with herbaceous touches from the Garnacha. Drinking well now.

Product Award

94 points Robert Parker, Dec 2013, “a powerful version of a Côte de Nuits”

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