2019 Tentenublo Custero

This intriguing single village Rioja blends old vine legacy with modern sensibility and spark. Garnacha and Tempranillo star with dark cherry and bramble fruit with an attractive feral edge.

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Tentenublo is yet another wave in the exciting world of new Spanish wine. Their Custero is a handsome bottling, blending old vine legacy with modern sensibility and spark.

Garnacha and Tempranillo keep company among a blend of 9 local red and white grapes, all sourced from a single village in Rioja’s high country.

With its brambly dark cherry fruit and feral edges of smoked meat and tomato bush, this energetic supple red could do with a good splash around in your glass (and a couple of grilled lamb chops with handles).

Sourced from small plots of low yielding old vines in the village of Vinaspre in Rioja Alavesa. Whilst not officially certified, farming methods are organic and minimal intervention.

Custero is a blend of 9 local white and red grapes, (Garnacha, Tempranillo, Viura, Malvasía, Calagraño, Garnacha Gris, Graciano, Monastrell and Malvasía Riojana).

All grapes are handpicked, and co-fermented in the same tank in whole bunches, using natural yeasts. Fermentation takes place in concrete tank with maturation in a mixture of old oak and concrete.

18 Points - "This is an imperfect wine but built on its intense charge of fruit, which I love. Fresh and energetic, rather natural and open nose. On the palate it has a pretty delicate texture. Very tasty with a flowery (violets) back palate. Not a classic Rioja at all, seductive and risky wine. Bravo! " - Ferran Centelles (Jancis Robinson)

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