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Finca Villacreces Tempranillo Blend Ribera del Duero Pruno 2008

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"...A glass-coating opaque purple color, it offers up a sexy bouquet of Asian spices, incense, cedar, mineral, and assorted black fruits. Super-rich, bordering on opulent, it has layers of succulent, spicy fruit, enough structure to support 2-3 years of cellaring, and exceptional length. This sensational value over-delivers in a very big way...91+" WA 04/10

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Finca Villacreces:
Finca Villacreces benefits from its unique location where vineyards, woods and the tranquil river Ebro are in great harmony. There is therefore an interesting fauna and flora.The property spreads over 115 hectares, 60 of which are vineyards. The guided tour lasts 1h15 and you will be taken through the vineyard to discover the nuances and subtleties of the different plots. The visit is conclu... Read more
Finca Villacreces benefits from its unique location where vineyards, woods and the tranquil river Ebro are in great harmony. There is therefore an interesting fauna and flora.The property spreads over 115 hectares, 60 of which are vineyards. The guided tour lasts 1h15 and you will be taken through the vineyard to discover the nuances and subtleties of the different plots. The visit is concluded by wine-tasting. There are two possibilities: tasting the wines of their own cellar Finca Villacreces, or an « Artevino » tasting, which includes wines from Rioja, Toro and Finca Villacreces, combined with typical cheese from each region. There is a dining room for 25 people (previous booking necessary) which is ideal for company lunches or celebrations. There is also an annexed room which enables the use of audiovisual means. Read less

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Snooth User: BigDBingo
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04/04/2011

I had this at a party last night and found it to be very good. Terrific bouquet, interesting spices on the palate.


External Reviews for Finca Villacreces Tempranillo Blend Ribera del Duero Pruno

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/16/2011

The 2008 Pruno, from the estate's younger vines, is a blend of Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot aged for 12 months in seasoned French oak. A glass-coating opaque purple color, it offers up a sexy bouquet of Asian spices, incense, cedar, mi... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A wine from Ribera Del Duero in Spain. 2008 Finca Villacreces Pruno 750ml



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"...A glass-coating opaque purple color, it offers up a sexy bouquet of Asian spices, incense, cedar, mineral, and assorted black fruits. Super-rich, bordering on opulent, it has layers of succulent, spicy fruit, enough structure to support 2-3 years of cellaring, and exceptional length. This sensational value over-delivers in a very big way...91+" WA 04/10

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 14%

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