We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. By continuing to use the site you agree to our use of cookies.
Close cookie message

Main Content Link

Contino Rioja Reserva 75Cl

Sorry, this product is currently not available.

Product information

Description

Rioja - Red Spanish Wine.

Pioneer of single estate wines in Rioja, Viñedos del Contino only makes wine from hand selected Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo grapes grown in the alluvial and limestone soils of our 62 hectare estate on the left bank of the river Ebro.

Pack Size: 75cl

14% Vol.

Oak cask ageing: 24 months

  • Wine of Spain

Information

Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

Red ruby, clean with medium colour intensity. A very fruity and intense nose with hints of strawberry, blueberry, vanilla and a balsamic finish. In the mouth it is round, velvety and mouth filling.

Region of OriginRioja
Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units10.5
ABV14% vol.
ProducerContino
Type of ClosureNatural Cork
Wine MakerJesus de Madrazo
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountrySpain
Alcohol TypeWine

Grape Variety:

RedGrapeBlend, Tempranillo, Graciano , Carignan

Vinification Details:

This wine is produced from selected plots of the Contino Estate. The grapes are de-stalked and fermented in 16000L stainless steel vats at a temperature of 28-30ºC with a maceration time of 15-20 days prior to entering into the malolactic fermentation and then being transferred into a mixture of French and American oak barrels, where the wine will rest for two years. Once the wine is bottled, it will rest a further year in bottle prior to being released.

History:

Contino, Rioja Alavesa With foundations dating from the 16th Century, this 62 hectare estate is located in a bend in the River Ebro. Here, a particular microclimate gives a special character to the wine. The name Contino refers to the royal guard of 100 soldiers who continually, 'de contino', guarded the King and his family. One of their members, Don Pedro de Samaniego, was rewarded for his loyalty with the property, now home to Contino. In 1973, Contino established the concept of the 'Bordeaux Chateau' in Rioja, creating the first single estate Rioja.

Regional Information:

Rioja lies in the North of Spain and is subdivided into 3 areas known as Rioja Alta, Alavesa and Baja. The finest grapes come from the regions known as Alta and Alavesa. Contino is located in Rioja Alavesa.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 10 + years

Country of Origin:

Spain

Recycling Info:

  • Glass Pack

Manufacturer Address:

Viñedos Del Contino, S.A.,
Laguardia - Laserna,
España.

Return To:

Viñedos Del Contino, S.A.,
Laguardia - Laserna,
España.

Lower Age Limit:

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents:

75 Centilitres ℮

Using product information

While every care has been taken to ensure product information is correct, food products are constantly being reformulated, so ingredients, nutrition content, dietary and allergens may change. You should always read the product label and not rely solely on the information provided on the website.

If you have any queries, or you'd like advice on any Tesco brand products, please contact Tesco Customer Services, or the product manufacturer if not a Tesco brand product.

Although product information is regularly updated, Tesco is unable to accept liability for any incorrect information. This does not affect your statutory rights.

This information is supplied for personal use only, and may not be reproduced in any way without the prior consent of Tesco Stores Limited nor without due acknowledgement.

Tesco © Copyright 2013

Reserve a slot for either home delivery or collection

Book a slot

Basket0 items

Basket Summary

Guide price About Guide Price

Clubcard points

MultiBuy Savings

Checkout button

View full basket
Checkout