4 Ratings
Benjamin Romeo Contador Rioja

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  • Robert Parker
    (2001 Vintage) "Romeo's flagship cuvee (only 200 bottles for the USA) is the fabulous 2001 Contador. Along with some of the Artadi offerings, it is as great a Rioja as one could ever hope to taste. Fashioned from three parcels of 80-year old, 70-year old, and 65-year old vines, it spends 12 months in new French oak prior to being bottled without fining or filtration. It boasts a dense purple color along with a sumptuous nose of melted chocolate, espresso roast, creme de cassis, cherries, and flowers. Dense and ...
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 92(+?)? - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Sep-05
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 159 on Jun-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/02