Rioja Trade Show Chicago September 8, 2014

A beautiful day at the Homestead Restaurant in Chicago for the Rioja Trade Wine show.  I had ths the pleasure of pouring wines from the El Coto winery.  Here are the delicious, well received selections I offered and some of the comments given by the tasters.
2013 El Coto Rioja Blanco – ” This could be my new sipping wine”  “Love the freshness!” “A perfect example of an Rioja Blanco”.
2013 El Coto Rioja Rosado – “I typically do not like rosé wine, but this is absolutely wonderful!”  “So fruity, yet some herbal notes…love it!”  “Where can I buy this?”
2010 El Coto Rioja Crianza- “I am trying to learn to like red wines.  This is really making me become a believer.”  “This is very smooth and such a great fruity nose.” “Very balanced, nice body, love the mouth feel.”
2008 Coto de Imaz Rioja Reserva- “This is beautiful!” “It makes my mouth sing…maybe dance some too!” “I found my favorite of the night!”


El Coto, Rioja Spain wines



Some of our first tasters. Mostly looking for wines to add to their stores and restaurants.

About sommeliersusie

Owner of Tasteful Adventures- private in-home wines tastings Boisset Wine Living Ambassador- private and corporate wine tastings and direct to consumer sales, corporate gifting, Wine Educator, Sommelier- Level 1 Court of Master Sommelier, BASSETT Certification, French Wine Scholar, Member Guild of Sommeliers
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