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Cune Gran Reserva 2012

Cune Gran Reserva 2012
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SKU: CVN-GRT-12
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CVNE is one of the most important wine producers of Spain, on account of its illustrious history and its omnipresence in the contemporary Spanish wine scene. Founded by the Real de Asua brothers in 1879, it remains family-owned and family-run, with the latest generation committed more than ever to making great wine in meaningful quantities. Today it still sits on its original site in the wine district, Barrio de la Estación, in Haro, Rioja Alta.

The Haro winery comprises a collection of structures and cellars, most dating from the 19th century, arranged around a central patio. Above the cellars are the winemaking, bottling, and shipping facilities, conserved to this day.

With the time, a serial number of structures have been built, which reflect the vinicole history of the winery. The Eiffel ‘s Cellar, designed by the architecture practice of the legendary Alexandre – Gustave Eiffel; El Carmen the first vinification plant made out of epoxy lined concrete, in Spain and El Pilar, the first vinification plant to use the gravity to transport the grapes and must in our country.

At Cune, the winemaking process continues with the same dedication and care as it started in the company’s early days. And care is taken from start to finish, from the grape on the vine to the wine in its bottle.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2012
Varietal
Tempranillo, Graciano, Mazuelo
Appellation
Rioja
Alcohol %
13.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Beautiful garnet color with reddish reminiscences. In the nose we find mature black fruit and licorice in perfect balance with the aromas coming from the barrel aging such as vanilla, toffee, tobacco leaves, etc. On the palate, its passage is smooth and silky .The slight final acidity gives the wine a length with an aftertaste of balsamic and fruity notes. Recommended with all the dishes from the Mediterranean diet.
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