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Compañia Vinicola del Norte de España (CVNE)
2001 - CVNE Imperial Gran Reserva
750 ml.

$99.99
Maximum quantity available reached.
Product Description
RP 94
WS 93

Country: Spain

Region: Rioja

Varietal: Tempranillo; Graciano; Cariñena

Vintage: 2001

Size: 750 ml.

Compania Vinicola del Norte de Espana (C.V.N.E.) is known colloquially to most Spanish wine drinkers as Cune. The company was founded in 1879 by the Real de Asua brothers and still remains in control of their direct descendants. In the 1920s ownership started Vina Real and in 2004 a new winery was built in Laguardia. In 1973 Contino was created to further the concept of the single estate winery and has since been one of the principal leaders in the resurrection of the nearly extinct Graciano grape. The Contino wines are made exclusively from the estate’s 253 acres located in Laserna near the town of Laguardia. The Reserva bottling is the mainstay of the Contino lineup produced from vines ranging in age from 25 to 60 years. The Contino Vina Del Olivo is the product of a dry farmed single vineyard of the same name planted in 1980. The blend is 90% Tempranillo with the balance Graciano and Carinena aged in new oak for 18 months. The Imperial label is affixed at C.V.N.E. only in the top vintages.

Reviews
Robert Parker - 94 See more...
The 2001 Imperial Gran Reserva has a more complex, better defined nose than the 2000, with black cherries, spice and Seville orange marmalade. The palate is medium-bodied, with fine tannins cloaked in sweet dark cherry, bitter orange and strawberry fruit. It is lighter on its feet than the 2000, with less persistence, yet it shows greater harmony and tension. This is a fabulous Gran Reserva with enormous weight and dimension. Drink now-2035.
Wine Spectator - 93 See more...
Alluring aromas of spice, cedar and tobacco carry through on the palate in this supple, graceful red. Shows dried cherry, orange peel, vanilla and mineral flavors with light, firm tannins and racy acidity. Balanced and focused, in the traditional style. Drink now through 2018. 8,000 cases made.

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