APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero DO.
VINIFICATION: Hand harvested, stainless steel vats with temperature control ( 24C/75,2F). Aged 14 months in French and American Oak barrels. 6 months refining in bottle.
TASTING NOTES: Garnet red with very bright, intense, deep, ruby red hues, maintaining the gleam of youth. Balanced and powerful to the nose, with perfectly blended aromas of wood aging and very ripe fruit. Showing expressive tannis, its notable structure and excellent body in the mouth point to a long life in the bottle.
FOOD PAIRING: Duck magret with figs, braised lamb shoulder with red-wine sauce and beets, filet mignon with goat cheese and port sauce, chili con carne, flank steak marinated in beer, grilled beef tenderloin with blue cheese butter.
91 Points by Wine Spectator; Vintage 2016.
90 Points by James Suckling; Vintage 2016 & 2017.
90 Points by Wine Spectator; Vintage 2014.
91 Points Wine Enthusiast (US). Vintage 2013.
93 Points Wine Enthusiast (US). Vintage 2012.
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, Bodegas 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.