GRAPE: Tinta Fina 75%, Cabernet Sauvignon 15%, Merlot 10%.
APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero DO.
VINIFICATION: Selection of the best old vines sourced from lots older than 80years. Maceration for 14 days in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 25-28 ºCn. Malolactic fermentation and aged for 18 months in medium toast French oak barrels. 6 more months in the bottle.
TASTING NOTES: Deep ruby red in color. Ripe red fruit, black cherry, black currant and blackberry. Black pepper, tobacco, licorice, vanilla and violet notes. Elegant and full-bodied wine with ripe tannins and a long, lingering finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Perfect for game and red meats, roasted vegetables and meats, lamb chops, foie grass, mature cheese.
91 Points Rober Parker (Wine Advocate); Vintage 2015.
92 Points James Suckling; Vintage 2015.
PRODUCER: Eva López knows this winery well. She has been working with them from the beginning. She was captivated by Viña Vilano quality wines average price point and international reviews.
Bodega Viña Vilano is located in the village of Pedrosa de Duero, province of Burgos, internationally regarded as the most privileged wine-growing region within the Designation of Origin of Ribera del Duero, with aged vineyards dating back to its foundation in 1957.
Currently, Bodega Viña Vilano owns over 300 hectares of “Tinta Fina” or “Tinta del País” grapes, a local strain of the world renowned “Tempranillo”.
Over the past few years, the winery has installed state-of-the-art wine-making technology and built a cask aging facility that holds American, French and Central European oak casks to produce top qualities of their Viña Vilano range.