Rioja Bodegas Contador DOCa Carmen Gran Reserva Benjamin Romeo 2008 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Rioja Bodegas Contador DOCa Carmen Gran Reserva Benjamin Romeo 2008

     
  • Red fruit
  •  
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • Organic
  • 13.50% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

Benjamin Romeo is revered by critics, here he presents us with a wine which is a symbiosis of the best of what Rioja can offer (traditional and modern). More info

In the 1960s, Charles de Gaulle discovered Drappier champagnes and this Pinot Noir-rich cuvée. It has been revamped in his honour. Only the first press juices are used and they are transported by gravity. Very little sulphur is used. The blend is carried out in stainless-steel vats to retain freshness. The nose is very refined and offers aromas of citrus fruit, apple and almond. On the palate, it has remarkable complexity, it is light and offers candied notes.

Rioja Bodegas Contador DOCa Carmen Gran Reserva Benjamin Romeo serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Magret de canard au poivre vert, Jarret de veau, Tournedos rossini.

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Rioja Bodegas Contador DOCa Carmen Gran Reserva Benjamin Romeo

Cuvée presentation

In the 1960s, Charles de Gaulle discovered Drappier champagnes and this Pinot Noir-rich cuvée. It has been revamped in his honour. Only the first press juices are used and they are transported by gravity. Very little sulphur is used. The blend is carried out in stainless-steel vats to retain freshness. The nose is very refined and offers aromas of citrus fruit, apple and almond. On the palate, it has remarkable complexity, it is light and offers candied notes.

Information about domainBodega Contador

Superstar Spanish wine producer Benjamin Romeo began making wine in his father’s garage in 1996, ageing it in a mountain cave! He is now one of the world’s most respected vintners. His vineyards located near San Vicente, in premium Rioja terroirs sheltered by the Sierre Cantabria, range in age from 40 to 100 years. Spread over 80 small parcels, they are mostly planted with the Tempranillo grape variety. Benjamin Romeo’s wines are true masterpieces – subtle, delicate, mineral, elegant and distinguished. Quite awesome.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • French customs seal: no
  • Alcohol percentage: 13.50 %
  • Country/Region: Spain - Rioja
  • Appellation/Wine: Rioja
  • Classification: DOCa
  • Producer/Owner: Benjamin Romeo
  • Vintage: 2008
  • Color: Red
  • Service temperature: 16°
  • Viticulture: Organic 
  • Intensity: Classic
  • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 90% Tempranillo, 5% garnacha, 3% graciano, 2% mazuelo
Rioja Bodegas Contador DOCa Carmen Gran Reserva Benjamin Romeo
Rioja Bodegas Contador DOCa Carmen Gran Reserva Benjamin Romeo

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