Benjamin Romeo La Cueva del Contador 2004

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain

$110.00
Item No. 92115
  • red wine
  • RP97
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Winemaker's Notes

"The 2004 La Cueva del Contador is purple-colored with a splendid nose of espresso roast, scorched earth, black currants, blueberry and chocolate. On the palate the wine is supple and somehow manages to be elegant despite its layers of red and black fruits and extract. Rich and amazingly long, this wine will evolve for a decade and drink well for another 35-40 years."
-Wine Advocate

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Learn About Benjamin Romeo

Benjamin Romeo was the winemaker at the iconic Rioja winery Artadi. After 15 years there, he started Contador, his own personal project, also in the Rioja Alavesa. There he very quickly received international recognition when his 2004 vintage Contador Cuvee was awarded 100 points from The Wine Advocate.

Learn About Rioja

(ree-OH-hah) This highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world. Once the only DOCa (recently joined by Priorat in 2001), Rioja is divided into 3 sub-regions: Rioja Baja, Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa. There are 4 red varieties and 3 white varieties allowed in the Rioja DOC. Tempranillo definitely takes center stage, followed by Garnacha...

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Learn About Tempranillo

Tempranillo(temp-ruh-NEE-oh) Grape that Reigns in Spain Most often associated with Spain, Tempranillo is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions Rioja and Ribera del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World ...

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Winemaker's Notes Benjamin Romeo was the winemaker at the iconic Rioja winery Artadi. After 15 years there, he started Contador, ...
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