Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2013


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Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2013

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2013 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: Sierra Cantabria
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2013 (£139.46) is a red wine made by Sierra Cantabria from Rioja made of tempranillo of 2013. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 90+, wine spectator: 90 and peñín: 92.

Description of Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2013

Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2013 (Tempranillo)


  • View: Ruby red with violet reflections.
  • Nose: The nose, dominated by memories of wild berries and plums, is the prelude to a well-structured body.
  • Mouth: good acidity, character and expressiveness. Its tannins are clearly visible but very mature, his touch is earthy and with a certain temperature.

APPELLATION: La Rioja, Spain.

VINEYARD: Sierra Cantabria.

GRAPES: Tempranillo and Graciano.

AGEING: Aging is done in barrels of French and American oak, 40% new, 60% maximum of 3 wines for 18 months.

PREPARATION: After harvest, manual selection of clusters, is destemmed and starts alcoholic fermentation with selected yeasts for 8 days. Passes through a post-fermentation maceration with the skins for 21 days while pumping energetic are applied twice a day until the end of fermentation.

WINE PAIRING: Serve with Iberian ham, feathered game, red meat with sauce, white meats, cheeses, roasts, furred game, casseroles.



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Sierra Cantabria

Sierra Cantabria

The quality of the great wines is not a result of sheer luck. It requires personal effort, knowledge and passion as well of the earth and the complicity of the weather. Nothing is predominant, everything is important in order to create internationally famous wines. This is the result of hard work of a family with a philosophy that have been passed from generation to generation: to give back to the earth everything that it has given to us through the meticulous elaboration of our wines.

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Reviews of Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2013


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4 /5

- Tasting notes: Color: bright ruby ​​red-tile and good coat.
Aroma: intense, complex and warm nose with elegant bouquet of breeding and wide range of sensations perceived well assembled notes of fresh fruit and ripe combined with hints of spice, vanilla and toasted
Palate: Velvety complex bouquet and full, developing strength with notes mature red fruit well. Good tannic structure and balance providing a powerful and elegant structure. In the aftertaste they are appreciated strongly roasted notes, vanilla and light balsamic touches protruding red fruit sensations. Final long and persistent.
- ALCOHOL: 14º
- Operating temperature: 16º to 18ºC
- PAIRING: Recommended dishes: all those who master the strong feelings, red meats, roasts, stews and all types of hunting, well-cured cheeses, blue and foie.
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4 /5

Intense Cherry and toasty nose of oak with light traces of fine reduction with aromas of tobacco and cedar Ripe fruit with varietal expression and light floral traces (petals) Dense, sweet and polished, it's a beautifully nuanced wine with very fine tannins
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Reserva Sierra Cantabria 2013

4 /5

- View: bright ruby ​​red color and good coat
- Nose: Elegant bouquet breeding and wide range of well-coordinated sensations perceived notes of fresh fruit and ripe combined with hints of spice, vanilla and complex and full mouth tostadosEn

Since 1870, over five generations, the Eguren family has been dedicated to the cultivation of vines and the production and aging of the best wines of Rioja
Keeping alive the knowledge and tradition, have transmitted from parents to children always adapting to technological advances and respect for the land and the vine. Personal and unmistakable stamp that prints in the production of its wines carries a daily quest for improvement and a passion for good work family: from the demanding search for the best conditions for cultivating the vineyard to the provision of the lover of good wine
The Eguren family wineries and enjoy national and international prestige, areas that have earned accolades and awards. With a total of 65 hectares, the vineyards of Sierra Cantabria are located in the best spots in an enclave renowned wine, Rioja Sonsierra and Rioja Alavesa
Diversity of land and vineyards characterize varieties with gobelet system, for the most long-lived and trellised, for those with younger age at 35 years. Type: Red Crianza
Uva: Tempranillo and Graciano vines more than 30 years
D. O. Ca.: Rioja
Winery: Bodegas Sierra Cantabria Vineyards and
Municipality (Province): San Vicente de Sonsierra and Labastida
Vineyards: own properties in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, La Rioja
Average yield: 37 Hls. /He has. Soil: clayey-chalky gravel

Vintage: Vintage manual selection of grapes in optimal ripening conditions and health
Elaboration: Traditional elaboration destemmed (100%)
Alcoholic fermentation during 8 days with selected yeast and temperature control between 28 and 30 ° C
Maceration post-fermentation with the skins for 21 days

Pumping energetic twice on end of fermentation
During steeping, the pumping frequency according to the process progresses decreases, to avoid the extraction of vegetable characters and bitter
malolactic fermentation in barrel. Aging: In barrels of French and American oak for 18 months 225 l
Age of Barrel: 40% new, 60% maximum of 3 wines
Racking every 4 months
Winemaker responsible: Marcos Eguren
Cork: 100% natural high quality, 49 mm
long, washed and sterilized
Label: Recyclable paper printed with ecological ink (without heavy metals), indicating capacity, alcohol content, source zone and harvesting
Serving temperature: 16-18 ° C

Evolution in the bottle: Long term
Pairing: Red meats, roasts, stews and all types of hunting, well-cured cheeses, blue and foie
Presentation: Bottle 75 cl
Good tannic structure and balance, powerful and elegant
In the aftertaste they are appreciated strongly roasted notes, vanilla and light balsamic touches protruding red fruit sensations
Final long and persistent.
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Reviews of other vintages of Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2013201020092008


Not Received
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excellent, full of aroma. & flavour
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- View: Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2008 has a cherry, garnet rim.
- Nose: the nose gives us notes of wet leather, ripe fruit, creamy oak, toasted
- Taste: the wine in the mouth is powerful, rich, ripe tannins, toasted

WINERY: Sierra Cantabria
GRAPES: Tempranillo
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