Contino was the first single-vineyard concept wine produced in Rioja, a joint venture between Pérez Villota family, owners of Finca San Rafael in Rioja Alavesa, and a number of directors of the Compania Vinicola del Norte de España. Since 2013 Contino has been 95% owned by CVNE. The vineyard amounts to 62 hectares on ground in a loop in the River Ebro, with vines planted on pebble soils.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £381.34
"Lots of cherry, fresh-cut wood, charcoal and green herbs on the lively entry. A second act of snappy cherry fruit and citrus rind is zesty and might be a bit too much for some. But with food, Contino will be a fine, table-worthy companion." Michael Schachner
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