Wine CVNE, "Contino" Vina del Olivo, Rioja DOC, 2014
Wine red garnet color.
Fresh, fruity wine has a pleasant berry shade, has a good balance, with elegant tannins.
The aroma of wine with notes of plum and dark berries, cedar tone, toast and spice.
Wine will be a great accompaniment to roast lamb.
Wine Contino Vina del Olivo created in honor of the olive trees, which are almost always accompanied by the Spanish vineyards. A young and elegant wine from Tempranillo and Graciano varieties possessing expressive aroma, taste and mature long refreshing finish. The wort is fermented in large French oak barrels for 10 days. For malolactic fermentation used only new French barrels, and the shutter speed takes place in barrels of French, American and Hungarian oak. After bottling, the wine is aged for another year.
2013 - wine awarded a gold medal competition International Wine & Spirit Competition.
Northern Spain Wine Company (CVNE), founded in 1879 by brothers Raimundo and Real de Azua Eusebio, considered the oldest winery in Spain. Eusebio poor health, the doctor recommended that the dry climate, the cause for which the brothers decided to settle in the province. By choosing to stay Aro city, located in the Rioja Alta, they quickly appreciated the high potential of the region's wine and decided to engage in this kind of business.
The first wine "Cune", represented by CVNE, bore the name of the winery. It came at a time when French vineyards were revived after the phylloxera epidemic, and lack of market famous French wines reimbursed Spanish winemakers.
Another milestone for the company was the wine "Monopole", proposed by the consumer in 1915. This wine, which immediately became a classic white Rioja, is by far the oldest brand of Spanish white wine.
Not received less recognition and wine "Imperial". Introduced in 1920, it was made of autochthonous Spanish grapes grown in their own vineyards, farms, and also become a classic Rioja.
Today CVNE - a family owned company, managed by the fifth generation of the dynasty. She is in the top five of the best wineries in Rioja, owns 600 hectares of vineyards and about 50% of the berries buys from other farms. Keeping true to the tradition, the leaders CVNE always welcomed innovative approach to work in the vineyards and wineries, while focusing particular attention on the quality of products. For the Spanish CVNE is one of the most famous brands of Rioja, which is associated with premium quality wines.