Imperial Gran Reserva 1998


£22.98 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1998 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: Cune (CVNE)
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.30%
Starting Year For Optimal Consumption: 2005
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption: 2008
Cune (CVNE) produces this Imperial Gran Reserva 1998 , a red wine from Rioja that is based on 1998 tempranillo, mazuelo and graciano and has an alcoholic strength of 13.30%. The Imperial Gran Reserva 1998 is the ideal red to combine with meat.

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Imperial Gran Reserva 1998 (Graciano, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES OF Imperial Gran Reserva 1998: Bright and clean red color with cherry hues on a ruby ​​background. The nose is elegant, spicy, with hints of black licorice and balsamic aromas reminiscent of barrel aging. The palate has a soft, velvety and intense that they do persist in time and memory entry.

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The Winery

Cune (CVNE)

Cune (CVNE)

Cvne has been caring for its vineyards for over 125 years. Over 125 years of respect for the winemaking tradition, hard work, research, innovation in production processes, pursuit of the highest quality, experimentation, and recognition. Over 125 years is a very long time. Today, Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España is run by the fifth generation of the family of winemakers who founded the company in 1879.

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Peñín Guide 2011 rating
- Tasting notes: Colour: dark-red cherry, brick rim edge. Nose: waxy
notes, fine reductive notes, wet leather, spicy. Palate: round,
complex, flavourful, spicy, smoky aftertaste
- Score: 89
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Imperial 2000


TASTING NOTES:View: Shown in beautiful glass of cherry red color.Nose: It offers aromas of ripe fruit, licorice, intense spices and balsamic tones.Mouth: The palate is round, balanced and elegant.APPELLATION: Rioja, Spain.VINEYARD: Wine Company of Northern Spain - CVNE.GRAPES: Mazuela, Graciano, Tempranillo.AGEING: aged for 22 months in barrels of French and American oak, during which apply rackings every 4 months. Once breeding is completed, clarified and bottled, making a bottle aging in the cellar draft of the end of tune before heading out to the market.PREPARATION: The grapes cold macerated prior to fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel and the end of the fermentation another long post-fermentation maceration is performed.WINE PAIRING: Ideal with sheep cheese, roasted red meat, white fish to the oven, Iberian ham, roast lamb and bluefish.RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 ° CALCOHOL: 13.5%
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Classic red cherry color of a 2009. Aromas of coffee, toffee. Strong flavour which reminds me of strawberry candy.
We paired the Imperial Gran Reserva with a starter.
We drank it at a meeting with friends.
They had it in a wine bar.
A wine for special occasions.
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