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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
17 Nov 2005

This tasting was an eye-opener, a retrospective of the most noble red Riojas made by CVNE, one of the oldest companies in Rioja Alta. They celebrated their 125th anniversary in 2004. Even Contino, their ground-breaking single-estate wine which I think of as a parvenu, is 30 years old already. There were some truly great wines here – notably the…