2011 Lopez De Heredia Rioja Vina Cubillo
Tempranillo - 750ML
2011 Lopez De Heredia Rioja Vina Cubillo
  • JS 95
  • WA 92

Reg: $29.94

$27.94

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Reg: $29.94

$27.94

In Stock: 0 btls
Ships Immediately

Pre-Arrival: 24+ btls
ETA: Pending

*Price does not include U.S. import tariffs that may be due from buyer on arrival. Please see our Terms & Conditions of Sale.

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JS 95
jamessuckling.com, July 2019
Cubillo spends three years in barrique and then in larger cask to await bottling, which happens two years before the expected release. This is very fresh on the nose with quite fresh, ripe blackberries and dark cherries...   Cubillo spends three years in barrique and then in larger cask to await bottling, which happens two years before the expected release. This is very fresh on the nose with quite fresh, ripe blackberries and dark cherries, mahogany and dry, woody spices. The palate is very powerful, juicy and fresh with clear black cherries and plums in abundance. So fresh, fleshy and deep. The freshness is impressive. Long, shell-like tannins. Drink or hold.  
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2019
It's not easy to follow a 2010, but the 2011 Viña Cubillo Tinto Crianza improves with time in the glass, showing much better than expected. 2011 was a warmer year than the 2010, and the wine is a little riper but has...   It's not easy to follow a 2010, but the 2011 Viña Cubillo Tinto Crianza improves with time in the glass, showing much better than expected. 2011 was a warmer year than the 2010, and the wine is a little riper but has great balance and very good harmony. It's a noteworthy red for the price asked. 90,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in April 2017.  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Tempranillo
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Vintage 2011
Size 750ML

Label

Sourced from the Cubillo vineyard, this wine is a blend of Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano. It is aged for 3 years in oak barrels, racked twice per year and fined with fresh egg whites. Ready to drink, it can be cellared a few more years in conditions with constant temperature and humidity.

Winery

Lopez De Heredia

Lopez de Heredia is a family-run Spanish producer based in Rioja and regarded as one of the world’s greatest wine estates. It was founded in 1877 by Don Rafael Lopez de Heredia y Landeta. Four generations of the Lopez de Heredia family have devoted themselves to upholding their 140-year tradition of producing exceptional and unique wines.

Tondonia, the winery’s most famous vineyard and product, was established between 1913 and 1914. It extends over 250 acres on the right bank of the River Ebro. In addition to Tondonia, the estate owns three vineyards (Cubillo, Bosconia, and Zaconia) covering a total area of 420 hectares. The soil is alluvial clay with a high proportion of limestone.

Lopez de Heredia winery is the oldest in Haro and one of the first three houses in the Rioja region. They use completely natural and traditional methods of winemaking and their grapes are sourced exclusively from their own vineyards. They use typical Rioja varieties to produce the best wines: Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano and Mazuelo for reds, Viura and Malvasia for whites.

The winery’s commitment to tradition is evident in their 131-years history of using American oak. They continue to have their own cooperage, making them the only bodega in Spain to hand-craft all the barrels used to age their wines.