Description/ Tasting NotesSavoury style of wine with notes of coffee, tar and smoky notes. Firm tannins, balsamic acidity with core profile of plum, tobacco and licorice.
Winery Info/ Brand
Founded in the year 2000, Bodegas y Viñedos del Conde de San Cristóbal S.A. is owned by the Grupo Vinícola Marqués de Vargas and belonged to the Denominación de Origen Ribera del Duero. The vineyards and winery are located close to Peñafiel on the Pago de Valdestremero Estate and have an extension of more than 80 hectares. A limited quantity of the high-quality red wine is produced with the name Conde de San Cristóbal, exclusively from our own vineyards.
Region Info/ Origin
Ribera del Duero was conferred a title of Spanish Denominación de Origen (DO) located in the country's northern plateau and is one of eleven "quality wine" regions within the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is also one of several recognised wine-producing regions to be found along the course of the Duero river. The region is characterised by a largely flat, rocky terrain and is centred on the town of Aranda de Duero. Although the most famous vineyards surround Peñafiel and Roa de Duero to the west, where the regional regulatory council or Consejo Regulador for the denominación is based. Ribera del Duero was named wine region of the year 2012 by the prestigious Wine Enthusiast Magazine.