Elaboration of Nebro 2011
Nebro 2011 (Tempranillo)
TASTING NOTES OF Nebro 2011:
- View: intense cherry, maroon, medium-high, clean and bright. Abundant tears.
- Nose: Clean nose, high intensity and varietal character with aromas of ripe fruit, a wide palette of spicy, toasted fine, floral nuances and minerals, complex, concentrated and pleasant.
- Mouth: round, fat, luscious, ripe tannins and good acidity, long and very persistent red wine.
APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero.
VINEYARD: Finca Villacreces
GRAPES: 100% Tempranillo.
WINE PAIRING: Red meat roasted or grilled beef, big game hunting and complex sauces.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5%
Perfectly integrated into its natural environment, you find Villa Villacreces at the end of a beautiful path.More about the Winery
I was disappointed with the 2011 Nebro because of the high expectations I had of this single-vineyard wine produced from an 80-year-old plot of Tempranillo in the zone of Olmedillo. I found the 100% new Darnajou barrels (where malolactic also took place) taking the leading role over the fruit and the terroir. It has very good concentration, balance and fruit, so it should come into grace with some more time in bottle. A powerful, XXL Ribera with marked lactic aromas and flavors. Drink 2015-2021. Finca Villacreces, one of the pioneers of the new Ribera del Duero, was purchased in 2003 by the Grupo Artevino, also owner of Bodegas Izadi and Orben (Rioja), and Vetus (Toro). The wines are concentrated and well-oaked, quite end of the 1990s-style.View more