Contino Blanco

CVNE, Contino Blanco, 2017

RRP £24.90

Proximity to the Ebro River saved Contino from 2017’s frost; indeed, the conditions of the vintage favoured the white grapes, their fruit shared between stainless steel and new oak barrels of differing sizes and varied provenance. The 2017 is very attractive, with quince and beeswax, hazelnuts and plum indulging us generously, but not too much, and the finish is textbook bittersweet, harmonious and long.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2024

Origin

Country

Spain

Region

Rioja

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Simon Field MW

UK Stockist

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