2009

Rioja Imperial Cune Reserva DOCa

Tempranillo

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Wine information

Region

Rioja, Spain

Grape

Tempranillo

Producer

Bodegas Cvne

Vintage

2009

Goes well with

Hearty meat dishes, paella, manchego cheese

Degustation notes

Dark, mature red garnet colour, a spicy nose, mature Tempranillo bouquet with a powerful berry concentration, with mature aromas, reminiscent of rum compote, decidedly spicy and with a sweet American oak barrel note, full-bodied on the palate and smooth, good fruity sweetness, elegant and harmonious, fine aromas on the palate characterized by concentrated dried-fruit aromas, soft tannins at the finish. A good classic Rioja in a superior class.

Awards

Guía Peñín - 92
Robert Parker - 92

Special notes

Matured for 12 months in american and french oak barrels. Cune (Compania Vinicola del Norte de Espana) is one of the oldest and largest producers of Rioja. Originally, the area was founded by French vintners, today it belongs to the Vallejo family. Numerous storage halls filled with small, old wooden barrels stacked to the ceiling, the impressive old wine cellar and its tens of thousands of decade old bottles are proof of a glorious past. Today, Cune counts on innovation and has, with its ultramodern equipment to receive and vinify its grapes, a wine cellar where tradition and technology work together in perfect harmony.

Alcohol content

13.5%

Drinking temperature

16-18°C

Optimum maturity

2015-2020

Original packaging

Box of 6

Stopper

Natural cork

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

Ratings

Average rating: 4.5 of 5 7 ratings and 2 reviews

  • from on
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Dieser Wein wird dem Namen gerecht. Einfach ausgezeichnet und jeden Rappen wert.

  • from on
    Average rating: 3.0 of 5 3.0

    Der 2005 er ist ein Traum. 2008 und 2009 jedoch eine herbe Enttäuschung. Ich werde die Weine nun 3 Jahre Lagern und hoffe dass Sie besser werden.