2010 Villacreces PrunoBlend from Spain
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- 94 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
94 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"Wow! From a vineyard adjacent to Spain’s greatest as well as most expensive red wine, Vega Sicilia, this 2,500-case cuvee made for Eric Solomon is spectacular. Full-bodied with an opaque purple color in addition to an extraordinary bouquet of charcoal, wood smoke, creme de cassis and blackberries intermixed with hints of acacia flowers and licorice, this stunning, multidimensional 2010 is loaded. Its texture, richness, complexity, purity and length result in a wine that considerably over-delivers. Normally, one would expect to pay $75 to $150 for a wine that tastes like this, but this beauty can be yours for $20 or less! Moreover, it will keep for a decade."
|Region||Castille and Leon|
|Sub-Region||Ribera del Duero|
94 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Tempranillo / Tinto Fino / Tinta Roriz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot|
|Taste||berry , cherry , plum , earth , leather , herb, currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast and tar|
|Nose||berry , cherry , plum , earth , leather , herb, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee and leather|