The best Spanish wine in history for under $20, according to Robert Parker, comes from Finca Villacreces, located in the heart of the Ribera del Duero, with its poor and contrasting soils, bathed by the Duero river.
It comes from 64 hectares of owns vineyards located in the state of Finca Villacreces + Pinos Claros.
95% Tempranillo and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.
ALCOHOLIC FERMENTATION. Stainless steel tanks with double pissage.
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION. Stainless steel tank, oak fermentation vat and oak barrels.
12 months. 100% french oak (Darnajou, Taransaud, Demptos y Berthomieu) second and third year.
Deep, black cheery colour. Aromas of red fruit embodied with toffee oaky hints from the ageing in French barrel revealing a a sweety and fruity wine on the mouth. Reminiscences of ripen fruit and liquorice. It offers up a pleasant and soft aftertaste.