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El Coto Crianza 2018
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This is a red wine imageEl Coto Crianza 2018

$11.73$8.95
 
James Suckling 92
“A fresh, fruity red with plum and orange-peel aromas and flavors. Medium body. Clean and delicious finish.”

Wine Enthusiast 90
“Dark garnet to the eye, this wine has aromas of black currant, licorice and Marcona almond. Its smooth tannins feel good on the palate. Opening flavors of bittersweet chocolate and mint hit the tastebuds first, followed by flavors of blackberry and raspberry that are joined by touches of vanilla and baking spice on the ... read more
This is a red wine
Item ID: #20409
Location at store:102a
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork
Alcohol by vol: 13.5%

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James Suckling 92
“A fresh, fruity red with plum and orange-peel aromas and flavors. Medium body. Clean and delicious finish.”

Wine Enthusiast 90
“Dark garnet to the eye, this wine has aromas of black currant, licorice and Marcona almond. Its smooth tannins feel good on the palate. Opening flavors of bittersweet chocolate and mint hit the tastebuds first, followed by flavors of blackberry and raspberry that are joined by touches of vanilla and baking spice on the finish.”

Winery Notes
Produced from the 100% Tempranillo, this native varietal is fermented and aged in oak for at least 12 months with an additional six months resting in bottle, prior to release. El Coto Crianza is exceptionally balanced with layers of fresh raspberry, cherry, spice and toasted oak, building to a silky finish.

El Coto de Rioja

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El Coto de RiojaEl Coto de Rioja, located in Oyón, was founded in 1970 by a group of winemakers committed to creating a new type of Rioja. Its first bottling was released in 1975. Today, El Coto is the leading brand in Spain and among the top-selling Spanish wines in Europe.

Five hundred hectares of estate vineyards are located in La Rioja Alta's village of Cenicero, near the east bank of the Najerilla River, a tributary of the Ebro. Facing northwest, vineyard soils are mostly ferric clay, sand and limestone, which contribute structure, power and elegant minerality, respectively, to the wines. The recently incorporated Los Almendros estate, shared with Barón de Ley, adds an additional 300 hectares of vineyards to the impressive estate holdings. Additional grapes are sourced from 2,000 hectares in Rioja Alavesa. Here, limestone, clay and stony soils make aromatic, expressive wines with great finesse.

With the exception of "Coto Real" Reserva and "Coto de Imaz" Gran Reserva, all reds are aged in new American oak barrels, the classic Rioja marriage of wine and wood. Their seductive cigar box, spice and herbal aromas and silky red fruit flavors are the essence of fine traditional Rioja.

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Reviews (10)

Geert

perfectly blended, budget friendly, honest

"everyday Tempranillo. Been enjoying it for many years. No wonder it is the most popular red in Spain."

Timothy

Sangria

"Great taste makes the best sangria"

Barry

"Beautiful, clean, deep cranberry color. Nose of toasted new oak, black cherry and hints of lilac and licorice. Great, almost sweet fruit (black cherry, black raspberry, raspberry, faint pine essence and floral notes). Great acidity but soft in the mouth. A terrific, young, new world styled Rioja at a bargain price."

Geoffrey
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Lise

El Coto is one of my favorites.....

"Usually I go to Madrid, Spain every year. El Coto is one of their favorites. And it is mine also. Love it any way.... Spain during the summer serves their wines called Tinto de Verano. DELICIOUS..... Everyone should enjoy Spain and their people....."

Stephane
Neil

El Cote Crianza 2017

"HI, THIS IS A GOOD EVERYDAY WINE.WE ENJOY A GLASS WITH DINNER AND IT IS PRICED WELL AND GOOD ENOUGH TO GIVE TO FRIENDS."

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Robert

Spanish wine

"For the price you can’t beat it"

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