Very dense, very dark and spicy and full of licquorice. This is a very powerful wine and seemed fine to drink now. The outstanding element is liquorice but bold blackberry and plum compliment. Very nice.
92 Points Jay Miller, The Wine Advocate:`The 2006 Vinas de Gain is old-vine Tempranillo aged in 40% new French oak for 12-14 months. Deep crimson-colored, it offers an alluring perfume of truffle, pencil lead, vanilla, blackberry, and black cherry jam. Full bodied, the wine is opulent yet elegant. It has enough stuffing to evolve for 4-5 years and should drink well from 2012 to 2025.`
Three and a half glasses
Two and a half glasses
The best spanish wine bar none. Tremendous fruit with coffee and floral notes. Long finish with complex structure that will easily hold up for another 30 - 40 years.
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The 2006 Vina El Pison comes from a single Tempranillo vineyard planted in 1945 on pure limestone. The wine was aged for 16-18 months in new French oak. It has an ethereal nose found only in the greatest wines. Toasty oak, wood smoke, truffle, wild b... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Tempranillo wine from Rioja in Spain. 2006 Artadi Rioja Vina El Pison 750ml
The 2006 Pagos Viejos is sourced from Tempranillo vines over 75 years of age and aged for 18 months in new French oak. The wine is inky purple with a sublime nose of pain grille, graphite, black cherry, wild blue fruits, and blackberry. This leads to a dense, plush, remarkably elegant wine which is already exhibiting some complexity. While rich enough to be enjoyed now, it will improve for 5-7 years and be at its best from 2015 to 2030.Inky ruby. Spicy red and dark berry aromas are complicated by smoky minerals, anise and fresh rose; smells like a great Barolo. Juicy black raspberry and cherry flavors are impressively deep and pure, taking on weight with air while maintaining focus. This hits every nook and cranny of the palate and betrays no rough edges. Spiciness builds on the finish, which is long, nervy and gently sweet. ** Only 6 in Stock **
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92 Points Jay Miller The Wine Advocate:`The 2006 Vinas de Gain is old-vine Tempranillo aged in 40% new French oak for 12-14 months. Deep crimson-colored it offers an alluring perfume of truffle pencil lead vanilla blackberry and black cherry jam. Full bodied the wine is opulent yet elegant. It has enough stuffing to evolve for 4-5 years and should drink well from 2012 to 2025.`
Artadi Vinas de Gain Rioja 2006 and all other premium wine from Artadi available at discounted prices at CheaperCigars.com. We also carry many other premium wine lables from Spain and all over the world.
A Tempranillo wine from Rioja in Spain. 2006 Artadi Rioja Vina El Pison 750ml
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