El Coto Rioja Crianza Organic 2019
Region: Rioja, Spain
Bottle size: 75cl
Notes: Vegan, Vegetarian, Sustainable, Certified organic
Showing an attractive dense ruby red colour, this wine displays expressive aromatics including notes of red fruits and balsamic traces. On the palate, it delivers soft and round tannins and a vibrant acidity, leading to a long aftertaste.
These vines are found in Finca Los Almendros, the largest estate in D.O.Ca Rioja. Totalling 470 hectares, currently 38 are organic. This estate, started by El Coto in 2004, represents their ambition to expand their range to includes wines with strong identity and personality.
El Coto was founded in 1970 in Rioja Alavesa and has grown from humble beginnings into one of the best-known Rioja producers. Today El Coto has approximately 800 hectares of vineyard in production across the three Rioja DOCa sub-zones of Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa and Rioja Oriental. This makes them the largest vineyard owner in Rioja and gives them great control of the quality of the grapes which go into their wines, the majority of which are sourced from their own vineyards.