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San Vicente 2017 Rioja

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$67.99
SKU:
54967
UPC:
8437005756014
Size:
750ml
Points:
96
ABV:
14.5
Country/State:
Spain
Vintage:
2017

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Product Overview

The 2017 San Vicente Rioja marries the modern intensity of fruit and concentration with classic Old-World style Rioja aromatics of mountain herbs and licorice. It is composed of the unique 100% Tempranillo Peludo and is sourced entirely from a single vineyard, Finca La Canoca, in a tiny valley at the foothills of the Sierra Cantabria.

Varietal Composition: 100% Tempranillo Peludo
Appellation: Rioja DOC
Vineyard: Finca La Canoca
Aging: 20 months in 90% French and 10% American oak

96 Points - Jeb Dunnuck
"This rich, powerful red boasts a deep purple color as well as a decadent bouquet of red and black currants, blackberries, Asian spice, cedarwood, vanilla, and candied violet nuances. It's rich and powerful, yet also balanced and elegant. Showing more structure with time in the glass, this full-bodied Rioja will benefit from 4-5 years of bottle age and keep for 30 years or more. It's a beautiful wine." -JD, 10/21/20

93 Points - Vinous
"Deep violet. An expressive bouquet displays aromas of fresh red and dark berries, pipe tobacco and peppery spices, with vanilla and floral nuances emerging quickly. Smoke- and spice-tinged black raspberry and cherry-vanilla flavors convey appealing sweetness, and a spicy flourish adds lift and back-end cut. Soft, even tannins shape the finish, which shows fine clarity and repeating spiciness." -JR, Apr/2021

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