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2011 El Coto Rosado, Rioja DOCa, Spain

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Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $10   From: $7   To: $12

Score: 87.
The Wine-Searcher score of 87/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score
87/100  
87/100  
86/100  
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2012 Commended
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Price History for 2011 El Coto Rosado, Rioja DOCa, Spain
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Grape Variety: Garnacha - Tempranillo

GarnachaTempranillo is a hugely popular blend that combines two of Spain's core red-wine varieties to produce both red and rosé wines from various areas of the country.

Tempranillo has become Spain's signature grape, thanks to its starring role in the celebrated wines of Rioja. Garnacha (or Grenache, as it is known elsewhere) is a versatile variety that is particularly popular in blends and has many famous incarnations, including Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Tempranillo is the ... 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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