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The Nieta 2016 was awarded 98 points and sixteen Viñedos y Bodegas Sierra Cantabria wines were awarded more than 90 points.

The renowned North American publication Robert Parker Wine Advocate has awarded the DOCa Rioja by Viñedos y Bodegas Sierra Cantabria its highest rating.

 

Ranked at the top, La Nieta 2016 by DOCa Rioja winery Viñedos de Páganos has 98 points. El Puntido Gran Reserva 2007, by the same vintner, was awarded 96 points. The Finca El Boque 2016 and the new Sierra Cantabria Mágico 2016, by Viñedos Sierra Cantabria were also awarded 96 points.

 

Three wines were awarded 94 points; the San Vicente 2015, by DOCa Rioja winery Señorío de San Vicente, using a unique and almost extinct variety, the Tempranillo Peludo, Amancio 2015, an emblematic vineyard for the family and an homage to its great grandfather, and Sierra Cantabria Colección Privada 2016, belonging to Viñedos Sierra Cantabria. They are followed by the El Puntido 2015, with 93 points, from its namesake vineyard, by Viñedos de Páganos.

 

The Sierra Cantabria wines Sierra Cantabria Garnacha 2016, which epitomises the Atlantic Grenache flavour, from the 1927 vineyards at San Vicente de la Sonsierra, and Sierra Cantabria Gran Reserva 2009 are both awarded 92 points.

 

Several of our wines were awarded 91 points, such as the Sierra Cantabria Crianza 2016, from the Sierra Cantabria winery, Sierra Cantabria Reserva Única 2015 and Sierra Cantabria Organza 2017, a ideal white for aging, from Viñedos Sierra Cantabria.

 

Also rated highly, with 90 points, are the Sierra Cantabria Rosado 2018 and Sierra Cantabria Reserva 2013, by vintner Sierra Cantabria. Wine Advocate has awarded the same rating to Calados del Puntido 2015, by Viñedos de Páganos.

 

The purity of the terroir

Five generations of wine producers with roots in San Vicente de la Sonsierra have woven a long history of complicity between man and vine, to extract the qualities of a unique variety, Tempranillo, applying all the effort necessary to transmit its expressivity in exceptional wines with the maximum purity and identification with the terroir.

 

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