Sierra Cantabria Cantabria Coleccion Privada 2002

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain

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Item No. 87934
  • red wine
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

"The dense ruby/purple-colored 2002 Coleccion Privada possesses abundant amounts of smoky black currant fruit intermixed with forest floor, graphite, and new oak notes. With an opulent texture, wonderful density and purity, and a long, layered finish, it should be drunk over the next 7-8 years."" Robert Parker, Jr. The Wine Advocate

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Founded by Guillermo Eguren, who is a self-made bodeguero, coming from a family tradition of vine growers. Today, the fourth generation of the Eguren family, Marcos Eguren, is the winemaker and director of the winery. Sierra Cantabria has come to the forefront of Spanish wineries in the last 15 years. This is from the extreme care that they give to their vineyards, located in the...

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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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