Sierra Cantabria Cantabria Coleccion Privada 2009
Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain
Sierra Cantabria Colección Privada portrays the maximum expressiveness of Tempranillo from 50+ year old vineyards. We apply the same viticulture as our great grandparents, with more than a century of experience as grapegrowers in the search of the natural balance of the plant. The final wine is seductive: elegant in the nose, silky in the mouth with a fluid and creamy finish. Its long memories are of an unctuous wine, with matured red fruit ensembled with lactic notes and spices and nuances of undergrowth.
Blend: 100% Tempranillo
Bright purple. Seductively perfumed bouquet combines dark berry preserves, mocha, potpourri, vanilla and licorice. Broad, fleshy and smooth, with powerful blackberry and boysenberry flavors complicated by notes of candied anise and bitter chocolate. The silky, sweet finish shows excellent persistence and a note of candied flowers.
Founded by Guillermo Eguren, who is a self-made "bodeguero", coming from a family tradition of vine growers. Today, the fourth generation of the Eguren family, Marcos Eguren, is the winemaker and director of the winery. Sierra Cantabria has come to the forefront of Spanish wineries in the last 15 years. This is from the extreme care that they give to their vineyards, located in the best terrain of Rioja, the savoir-faire of Marcos Eguren, and... View More