Bodega Contador : La Cueva del Contador 2014
La Cueva del Contador is 100% Tempranillo grape variety, from 7 small plots located in the cities of San Vicente de la Sonriera and Ábalos.
Different clay-limestone soils with different orientations, altitudes and microclimates that allow the production of a very complex wine.
The fermentation of La Cueva del Contador takes place in oak barrel lightening at controlled temperature between 17 and 25 ° C for 8 days. Then, the harvest is high for 16 months in new French oak barrels.
Her red dress has purple hues. Its nose is complex and rich, emphasizes notes of red and black fruits, spices and balsamic. On the palate, a fresh and elegant balance, a powerful and fine final. A powerful and elegant wine, characteristic of a modern and deep Rioja.
This 2014 vintage has been rated 95/100 by the critic Robert Parker. «A seductive, defined, precise nose ... a mouth of immense purity ... Devilishly close to Contador»
The advice of 12bouteilles: Decant it at least two hours before tasting it will be perfect on a white meat roasted like a veal chop or cheese platter.
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