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Product Description

Vina del Cura Rioja Gran Reserva DOCThis intensely concentrated Rioja has been barrel aged in fine oak for 2 years before maturing 3 years in the bottle at award winning Baron de Ley winery. Hand harvested Tempranillo create this premium wine, full of mellow black fruits, hints of vanilla and exotic spice. This rich wine complements hearty meaty dishes, roast lamb, beef or game.

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Allergy Information

Contains: Sulphites

Tasting Notes

This rich and premium wine is full of mellow black fruits, hints of vanilla and exotic spice.

Region of Origin

Rioja

Wine Colour

Red

Alcohol Units

10.5

ABV

14.0% vol.

Current Vintage

2011

Producer

Baron De Ley

Type of Closure

Natural Cork

Wine Maker

Gonzalo Rodriguez

Country

Spain

Alcohol Type

Wine

Grape Variety

Tempranillo, Graciano

Vinification Details

The grapes are hand harvested in September, de-stemmed and crushed then a 10 day maceration takes place with two daily pump-overs. Vinification then goes on for 14 days in Stainless Steel at 29°C. The wine is then aged in oak for 24 months and for a minimum of 3 years in bottle.

History

Barón de Ley is a bodega created by a small group of Rioja wine experts who decided to embark on a project, which at the Reserva wines, and has earned itself a deserved place among the international winemaking elite. Baron de Ley is a winery founded in 1985 and modelled on the Medoc Châteaux, bringing together all the elements that make wine a work of art. Situated in Rioja Baja, only 30km from Longroño, Baron de Ley is the biggest estate owner in Rioja.

Regional Information

The winery is 320 ha located in Rioja Baja on Alluvial soils, rich in clays and limestone. Clear Mediterranean influence, which implies more insolation and less rains than in the western Rioja areas, which creates optimal conditions for the obtention of wines with more colour, concentration and poliphenolic maturation

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 3 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text

10.5 UK Units per bottle1.8 UK units per 125ml glassKnow Your LimitsUK Chief Medical Officers recommend men do not regularly exceed 3-4 units daily and women, 2-3 units dailyEnjoy Responsiblydrinkaware.co.uk

Storage

Store horizontally in a cool, dark place. Best enjoyed within 3 years of,purchase

Wine of

Spain

Bottled in

Spain

Number of uses

6

Name and address

Tesco Stores Ltd.,Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,U.K.

Net Contents

75cl e

Nutrition

Typical Values100ml containEach glass (125ml) contains
Energy331kJ (80kcal) 414kJ (100kcal)
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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