Finca Villacreces

Finca Villacreces 2017 Ribera del Duero

₱2,550

93 points - Robert Parker: "The fruit is in the foreground; it's clean and there is no excess ripeness, and the oak felt quite integrated."

93 points - James Suckling: "Aromas and flavors of blueberries and black licorice here. Full body. Integrated tannins give the wine form, but don’t impose too much. Better in 2021"

Tasting notes: Inky purple, it has an expressive bouquet of mocha/expresso, pain grille, graphite, wild blueberries, and blackberry liqueur. This is followed by a full-bodied, full-flavored, plush wine with layers of spicy black fruits, which is perceived as its variety's complexity. Balanced, long after taste with smoky hints.

Origin: Ribera del Duero, Spain

Aging: 14 months in 100% brand-new barrel

Varietal:  90% Tempranillo, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Merlot

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