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San Vicente 2016

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31,92 €
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  • 750 ml (Botella)

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  • An excellent "Rioja de Pago" (state wine) made from 100% Tempranillo Peludo grapes, a unique variety almost extinct.
  • San Vicente is fruit intensity combined with complexity and longevity, awarded 96 Peñín y 94 Parker (2015)
  • A wine that comes from a unique estate, a unique variety and a unique winery.

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Reviews about San Vicente 2016

(5/5
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29 June 2020

Un clásico

Delicioso vino e inmejorable oferta.

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(5/5
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19 May 2020

Gran vino de Eguren

Vino con buena RCP, vinos como éste, están entre un 25 y un 50% más caros. Aconsejo dejarlo en botella durante un tiempo, se nota falta de botella, comparado con otra añadas.

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(4/5
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07 May 2020

Vinazo

como siempre no defrauda, unos añitos en botella lo harán sublime

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(5/5
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16 Apr. 2020

un gran vino

Un vino de gran clase, profundo y elegante. Adecuado para tumbarse, pero ya accesible, un gran vino.

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Tasting notes:
  • Colour Bigarreau cherry colour, high opacity, intense garnet rim, brilliant and with an abundant gliceric.
  • Very intense and expressive in the nose. Smoked, memories of the barrel, roasted mixed with coffee and cocoa. As it opens, it shows ripe black fruits, minerals and certain notes of liquor.
  • In mouth it is a powerful wine, with a lot of fruit, but very subtle at the same time. Its aging in oak barrels gives a fineness and a special elegance. A great red wine, long and persistent, which shows all the expression of Tempranillo Peludo, a unique grape variety.
Elaboration and Ageing:

It is a monovarietal red wine of the Tempranillo Peludo variety, a historical variety that has practically disappeared due to its low yield. San Vicente is made from a practically organic crops (organic fertilizer and without the use of herbicides or pesticides) and a very demanding selection (manual harvest in boxes and double selection in the winery). San Vicente shows the unique characteristics of the environment, the microclimate, the vineyard and the variety. After the fermentation, it is aged for 19 months in new Bordeaux French (90%) and American (10%) oak barrels.

Curiosities:

Since its first vintage in 1991, San Vicente has opened new ground in the Rioja Qualified Designation of Origin, achieving excellent scores since then.

In the heart of the Sierra de Cantabria, Guillermo Eguren decided almost three decades ago to plant a native Rioja variety from the Sonsierra area: the Peludo (hairy) Tempranillo. The decision to select only this variety represents the objective of giving priority to quality over profitability. A variety that was disappearing due to its low production, ideal for ageing in barrels and from which more fruity, elegant and smooth wines are obtained. With this, Guillermo and his brothers have managed to obtain a particularly unique wine, as it comes from a unique estate, a unique variety and a unique winery.

Features

Type of Wine
Red Wine
Wine Style
Red - Powerful and Bold
Grape Varieties
Furry Tempranillo
Type of Ageing
With aging
Alcohol Content
14.5%
Serving Temperature
16
Vintage
2016
Presentation
1 bottle
Ideal to Give
Yes
Organic
Organic Viticulture

Ratings and awards

Robert Parker
94
Peñín Ratings
96
Prizes and previous ratings
96 Peñin (2015) | 94 Parker (2015)
AporVino Points
99

To combine

Pairing
Ham and Sausages, Stewed Meats, Barbecue, Cured Cheese, Regional Cuisine, Red Meats, Foie, Roast Meats, Poultry, Stews and Casseroles, Game Meats, Meats, Lamb, Grilled Meats

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