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Rioja Vina del Olivo, Viñedos del Contino 2016

RegionSpain
SubregionRioja
ColourRed
TypeStill

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Spain2016Rioja Vina del Olivo, Viñedos del Contino NewBT2 \ 024550.001295 LG2461.11110933333395.0095.00Rioja Vina del Olivo, Contino0.7510
Spain2016Rioja Vina del Olivo, Viñedos del ContinoMG2 \ 315600.00695 LG1566.66666666666795.0095.00Rioja Vina del Olivo, Contino1.510
Spain2016Rioja Vina del Olivo, Viñedos del ContinoIM22550.00bt95 LG291.66666666666795.0095.00Rioja Vina del Olivo, Contino610
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Tasting Notes

The 2016 Viña del Olivo has to be one of the finest recent vintages of this wine. It's powerful and elegant and has great balance and a lively palate, with focused flavors, great purity and integrated oak. It's very young and seems to have all the ingredients for a long development in bottle. It's tasty, long, very pure and is salty rather than sweet. 13,881 bottles produced.

95
Luis Gutierrez, RobertParker.com, June 2019

“This is sleek and racy with a polish and beauty that is incredible. Full body, ultra-fine tannins that touch you at the beginning and take you down to a gorgeous depth of fruit. Super. A great single vineyard wine. Drink in 2022..”

98
James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, January 2018
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