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2006 Bodega La Vina Palacio del Conde Gran Reserva, Valencia, Spain

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Wine Notes

Ownership: Anecoop Cooperative.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $14

Search Rank 3533 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 3533rd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 2385th

Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2013 Bronze
Juicy, easy style. Ripe fruit, firm rounded tannins.

Price History for 2006 Bodega La Vina Palacio del Conde Gran Reserva, Valencia, Spain
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Grape Variety

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 California, Argentina and Australia.

A thick-skinned variety with a high anthocyanin count that makes for deep-colored wines with moderate tannins, Temp ...more


Region
  • Valencia is one of Spain's 17 administrative regions, known more for its paella and oranges than its wines. It is located at the center of the Spain's sunny east coast, which is completed by the Catalonia and Murcia regions to the north and south respectively. Valencia's administrative center is the eponymous city of Valencia, Spain's third-largest city and the Mediterranean's largest port.

    In addition to the Valencia DO title, this region is also home to the Utiel-Requena and Alicante DOs, and produces a small quantity of sparkling Cava. As yet, there is no single, archetypal "Valencian" wine st ...more

  • 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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