Rioja Rosado, Contino , 75cl
Fascinating rose from one of Rioja's premier producers. All Contino wines are made from grapes exclusively grown on the 62 hectare estate located in Laserna, near the town of Laguardia in the Rioja Alavesa wine making region. This was the first single estate concept in the Rioja region and was established in 1973.a blend of Graciano (33%), Garnacha (63%) and Viura (4%),The grapes are individually fermented using the Saignee ('bleeding') method and then blended together. aged for 8 months in oak.
Full bodied, dry rose, deep, deep colour with notes of strawberry, red berry & waves of herbaceous nuances, there's some real ageing potential here, we're very interested to see what this does over the coming years.
62% Garnacha, 32% Graciano and 4% Viura