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Sierra Cantabria Selección 2017

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Sierra Cantabria Selección 2017


  • Barrel. 6 Months in French and American oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 13.5


Enterwine Score 90
Media rating 90

Availability: In stock



This is the entry-level Spanish red wine of the Sierra Cantabria winery, owned by the Eguren family.

A single varietal Tempranillo, Sierra Cantabria Selección is produced from vineyards located near Haro, the heartland of Rioja.

Soils are composed of clay and limestone. Climate is Atlantic with a Continental influence.

Harvested by hand, the grapes were destemmed, fermented and macerated with the skins.

Then this Rioja red wine was aged for 6 months in stainless steel tanks and for another 6 months in 50% French and 50% American oak barrels.

Drink Sierra Cantabria Selección 2017 until 2021.

Additional Information


The red wine Sierra Cantabria Selección has a cherry colour with a purple rim.


This young Tempranillo from La Rioja is fresh, with straightforward aromas of wild berries, some subtle lactic touches and remembrances of graphite, black pepper and withered, damp leaves.


This expressive young red wine by Sierra Cantabria is smooth and meaty, with lively tannins and a crisp acidity. Notes of liquor-infused fruit, kirsch, toast and spices. Medium-long finish.

Our personal opinion

A great all-rounder, Sierra Cantabria Selección 2017 is perfect for any moment.


Sierra Cantabria Selección 2016:

Enterwine 90.

Sierra Cantabria 2015:

Enterwine 90. Peñín 91.

Sierra Cantabria 2014:

Enterwine 89.

Sierra Cantabria Selección 2013:

Peñín 89.

Sierra Cantabria Selección 2012:

Peñín 91.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? No
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Barrel
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 6
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 90
Media rating 90
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Tempranillo
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Alone, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Grilled red meats, Grilled white meats, Paté, Poultry, Rice with meat, semi-curred cheese, Stews, Vegetables, Vegitables sauces
Taste Light, easy to drink, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Aperitif, Appetizer, Barbecue, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
  1. NJ review by Hoboken on 9/13/2017

    Very good Rioja for a ridiculous price. Intense and well-crafted.

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