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La Cueva del Contador 2017

67,76 €
tax excl. 56,00 €
  • 750 ml (Botella)

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  • The Cueva del Contador , It was the first wine I make Benjamin Romeo in the Bodegas Contador , his brother Contador did not arrive until three years later.
  • Benjamin wanted to rescue the way of elaborating of his ancestors, who kept the wine in caves so that it was maintained at stable temperature all the year.
  • Elaborated at 100% with tempranillo born in some of the most known payments in the area, the result is a wine Elegant , fine Y well balanced

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Tasting Notes:
  • Color red mulberry.
  • In nose it is fine and deep. They emphasize the red and black fruits with touches of spice, minerals and balsamicos, besides notes of torrefacto and chocolate. With the wood very well integrated.
  • In mouth is fine and well balanced in terms of maturity and freshness. It has a very powerful and long finish. Very elegant.

Elaboration and Aging:

El Cajon, El Bombon, El Llano, El Sauco, Ábalos, San Francisco, La Rad, Tasugueras and La Tejera, with 100% Tempranillo from strains aged between 35 and 55 years old from La Canoca, La Liende, Guiasol, all located in the municipalities of San Vicente de la Sonsierra and Ábalos.
The fermentations take place in oak barrels and were started after a period of cold maceration, with the grape at a temperature close to 18 ° C, around 2-3 days. After the fermentations were started, they developed slowly with controlled temperatures of between 21 and 25ºC, and a duration of between 10 and 12 days.
With the maximum respect to the raw material and with a work oriented to the total respect to the land, it is also created 18 months in new French oak barrels.


Type of Wine
Red Wine
Wine Style
Red - Powerful and Bold
Grape Varieties
Type of Ageing
With aging
Alcohol Content
Serving Temperature
1 bottle
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Ham and Sausages, Meats, Cured Cheese, Regional Cuisine, Foie, Stews and Casseroles, Game Meats, Mushrooms, Lamb

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