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The Wine Advocate Robert Parker has awarded the Pruno as "The World's Best Value" on several occasions. The new vintage keeps his great price-quality-ratio which has turned this wine to one of the most sought-after reds on an international level.
Based on 90% of Tinta Fina and 10% of Cabernet Sauvignon, one of the secrets of Pruno emerges precisely in the 64 hectares owned by Finca Villacreces in the "Golden Mile" of the Ribera del Duero. There, the vineyards are surrounded by a unique environment of ancient pine trees. That's the only way to create a wine that conquers the consumers' hearts vintage after vintage. For this edition, Villacreces has elaborated 524.330 bottles that go like hot cakes every year. Don't miss out on your bottle!
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2016 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Tinta Fina|
Description of Pruno 2016
Pruno 2016 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo and Tinta Fina)
TASTING NOTES: Pruno 2016
- View: intense garnet red.
- Nose: red fruits with oak accompaniment that anticipates your sweet and sweet entry. Ripe fruit and liquorice, with roasted hints of toffee.
- Mouth: pleasant entrance and soft.
DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Ribera del Duero
WINERY: Finca Villacreces
GRAPES: Tempranillo (90%), Cabernet Sauvignon (10%)
AGEING: 12 months in 100% French fine-grain barrels (Darnajou and Taransud).
ELABORATION: Manual harvest in a 15kg box. Double selection on a table, cluster and grain. Harvest the second and third week of October. Destemmed. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tank. Clarification with albumin. Production of 524,330 bottles of 75 cl. and 2016 Magnum bottles.
PAIRING: Spoon dishes, Starters, Cheese, Semi-cured cheese, Meat, Red meat, White meat, Game, Potatoes and stews, Meat stew
TEMPERATURE OF CONSUMPTION: 16-18ºC
ALCOHOL GRADUATION: 13.5%
How to serve
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Reviews of Pruno 2016
- Aromas of red fruit with oaky toffee hints from the ageing in French barrels give way to a sweet and fruity wine on the palate.
- With elements of ripe fruits and liquorice, this wine has a pleasant and soft finish.