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Compania Vinicola del Norte de Espana 'Monopole', Rioja, Spain
89 Points

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Region: Spain Rioja
Vintage: 2015
BC Private Wine Stores: $19.0 + price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -687582
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WineScores' Review

Waxy, mouthwatering, mineral
Made from Viura, this rare sighting of a white Rioja (in our market), doles out ripe yellow fruits, lemon and beeswax, ripe golden pears and mineral aromas. Mineral and candle wax notes mimic the nose as do the flavours of crunchy fruits, and citrus; it's a straightforward white with good weight and a mouthwatering finish. A definitive food wine--think fish, starters and salads, oysters, fresh cheeses...
Cune will be in attendance at the Vancouver Wine Festival, 2018.

Recommended Pairings
Eat your Greens, Seafood/Shellfish, Cheese - Soft/Creamy

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2018-01-08 17:37:03.0


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