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Tinto Pesquera 1996

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Alcohol Percentage: 13 % Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

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La Pesquera Winery:
Tinto Pesquera is the flagship wine produced by Alejandro Fernández at a bodega he founded in 1972 in Ribero del Duero, Spain. He is known for being one of the pioneers of the modern Ribera del Duero industry, seeking out vineyard designations and using techniques that no one in the area had explored before. Pesquera was originally produced using a 16th century winepress, which can sti... Read more
Tinto Pesquera is the flagship wine produced by Alejandro Fernández at a bodega he founded in 1972 in Ribero del Duero, Spain. He is known for being one of the pioneers of the modern Ribera del Duero industry, seeking out vineyard designations and using techniques that no one in the area had explored before. Pesquera was originally produced using a 16th century winepress, which can still be found there today. He introduced the espalier system (tying vines to a trelis) to the area, planting new Tempranillo vines as well as saving old ones, which would eventually lend themselves to the outstanding character of this distinguished wine.  Read less

External Reviews for Tinto Pesquera

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/26/2010

Bright ruby-red. Complex aromas of redcurrant, tobacco, game, iron and baking spices; showed a more floral cassis character with aeration. Lush but juicy, with rather cool but very intense dark berry flavors. Boasts a velvety texture over a solid spi... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Ribera Del Duero in Spain. 1996 Fernandez, Alejandro Pesquera Tinto 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/18/2009

A Tempranillo wine from Ribera Del Duero in Spain. 1996 Fernandez, Alejandro Ribera del Duero Pesquera Millennium Reserva 1500ml


External Review
Source: WineGlobe.com
01/29/2009

mediterranean fruits, stone fruits, deep, color descriptors, plum, spicy, smokey, oak - heavy, (dried) fruit, raisin



Alcohol Percentage: 13 % Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

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