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2003 Bodegas Contador - Benjamin Romeo 'Contador', Rioja DOCa, Spain

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $348   From: $344   To: $395

Search Rank 588 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 588th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 1013th

Score: 93. When to drink: 2007 to 2057
The Wine-Searcher score of 93/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
99/100   2007 to 2057
95/100    
90/100 (5 notes from 5 users )    
90/100    
81/100    
18/20    
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Price History for 2003 Bodegas Contador - Benjamin Romeo 'Contador', Rioja DOCa, Spain
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Grape Variety: Tempranillo

Tempranillo is the grape variety that forms the backbone of some of the finest red wines from Spain and Portugal. Almost every red wine from Rioja and Ribera del Duero has Tempranillo at its core, and in Portugal the variety is widely used in the Douro Valley both for table wines and fortified wines (Port). Tempranillo vines have been successfully adopted in the New World, especially in ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Rioja wine region

    Rioja, the most famous wine region in Spain, lies mostly within the autonomous community of La Rioja in the north of the country. The region is thought to derive its name from the Oja River (el Rio Oja), a tributary of the Ebro. Rioja covers a stretch of land 60 miles (100 kilometers) long and 25 miles (40 km) wide that straddles both banks (although predominantly the south) of the eastward-flowing Ebro and encompasses parts of the Alava province of the País Vasco (Basque Country) and Navarra regions. The designation's boundaries are naturally demarcated by the local geography: the Sierra de la Demanda mountain range in the south and the Sierra de Cantabria range to the north and west. These features combine t ... more

  • Spain wine region

    Spain is a land of breathtaking landscapes, colorful history and a deep, complex culture in which wine has long played an important role. Grape vines have been grown on the Iberian Peninsula since at least 3000 B.C., although it was not until 1000 B.C. that winemaking began here in earnest, the technology brought by Phoenician traders from the eastern Mediterranean. Today, Spain is home to more vines than any other country on Earth and has a national wine output exceeded only ... more

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