APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero DO.
VINIFICATION: Made with 100% Tempranillo. Selection of the best old vines sourced from lots older than 100 years. Maceration for 14 days in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 25-28 ºCn. Aged 24 months in French and American oak barrels and 6 months in the bottle.
TASTING NOTES: Bold berry and black-cherry aromas nicely assembled with oaky nuances like coconut scents. This has yet hard but manageable tannins that create a powerful but elegant mouthfeel. Flavors of coconut, vanilla, blackberry and chocolate finish with firm, dry tannins, fresh acidity and a lasting mocha flavor.
FOOD PAIRING: Perfect for game and red meats, roasts, fowl, rice with lobster and rice with vegetables.
90 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.