Pingus Flor de Pingus Rmp 96 2008

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No fining or filtration. Minimal rackings. 100% destemming. Flor de Pingus has been Biodynamic since the 2005. Aged 1...

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"The 2009 Flor de Pingus (3000 cases) will ultimately spend 14 months in a mix of new and used French oak. It is opaque purple in color with a prim... Read more

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External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

"The 2009 Flor de Pingus (3000 cases) will ultimately spend 14 months in a mix of new and used French oak. It is opaque purple in color with a primary perfume of pain grille


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

and blackberry. Locked and loaded with remarkable concentration and depth


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

mineral


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

this mouth-coating lengthy offering manages to incorporate some elegance into its powerful physique. It will drink well for 30-40 years. 95-98 Points. Wine Advocate"\


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

incense


External Review
04/12/2011

96 Points - Wine AdvocateThe 2008 Flor de Pingus had been in bottle for 2 weeks when I tasted it. It offers up an enticing nose of smoke, Asian spices, incense, espresso, black cherry, and blackberr


External Review
08/24/2010

96 Points - Wine Advocate"The 2008 Flor de Pingus had been in bottle for 2 weeks when I tasted it. It offers up an enticing nose of smoke, Asian spices, incense, espresso, black cherry, and blackberry. On the palate it displays outstanding volume, intensity, and balance. Rich, dense, and succulent, it has enough structure to evolve for 4-5 years and will offer prime drinking from 2015 to 2028. Dominio de Pingus is located in the La Horra region of Ribera del Duero. Owner/winemaker, Peter Sisseck, an oenologist originally from Denmark, started the estate in 1995. There are currently 3 wines produced, Flor de Pingus, a single barrel cuvee called Amelia which began in 2003, and the flagship Pingus. In a normal vintage there are usually about 4000 cases of Flor de Pingus, 500 cases of Pingus, and 25 cases of Amelia. Flor de Pingus is sourced from a number of small parcels located in the La Horra zone. The vines are all over 35 years of age and have been farmed biodynamically since 2005.They are either owned or rented by Peter Sisseck, so Flor de Pingus always comes from the same pieces of ground. In that sense it is not a second wine but there is no question that is a very close approximation of Pingus at a fraction of the price. That makes it a relative bargain in the scheme of things. The wine is 100% Tempranillo typically aged for 14 months in new French barriques. The first vintage of Pingus was in 1995. The estate has been biodynamically farmed since 2000 and, according to Sisseck, has never been treated with fertilizer or pesticides. The Pingus vines are all at least 65 years of age and yields are typically under 1 ton per acre. The wines, made from 100% Tempranillo, are bottled without fining or filtration."-Jay Miller, June 2010.


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Winemaker's Notes:

No fining or filtration. Minimal rackings. 100% destemming. Flor de Pingus has been Biodynamic since the 2005. Aged 14 months in 100% new barrique.

No fining or filtration. Minimal rackings. 100% destemming. Flor de Pingus has been Biodynamic since the 2005. Aged 14 months in 100% new barrique.

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