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Red Wine Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2017

Crianza red wine from Ribera del Duero. Tempranillo aged for 12 months in barrels and for 24 months in the bottle.
Crianza. 12 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Tempranillo,
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Availability: In stock

Regular Price: €15.50

Special Price €14.70

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This classic Spanish red wine is a single varietal Tempranillo wine made from estate-owned vineyards belonging to the Ribera del Duero. Interestingly, 30% are over 50 years old, while the rest are 20 to 40 years of age.

The harvest of Tinto Figuero 12 Meses, produced by Bodegas y Viñedos García Figuero, was carried out in little boxes to avoid fruit bruises.

Once in the cellar, the grapes were put into stainless steel tanks and cold-soaked for over a period of two days.

During the process of alcoholic fermentation, perodic punch-overs and pump-downs were performed to maximize contact between the wine and the solid skin cap.

Then Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2017 was transferred into 85% French and 15% American oak barrels, where it was aged for 12 months. Once bottled, it was aged for another 24 months.

Decant this Crianza red wine 30 minutes before drinking.

Additional Information
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Appearance

The wine Tinto Figuero 12 Meses has a clean, very bright, medium-high cherry-coloured robe with a garnet rim.

Nose

This Crianza red wine has a strong, but not overpowering character. Notes of ripe strawberries, blackberries, balsam, liquorice and cocoa. Subtle mineral undertones, mingled with dim toasted notions. A nicely balanced Tempranillo.

Palate

Savoury and gentle, this red wine Bodegas García Figuero has a velvety texture, noble tannins and good acidity. Well-balanced and quite focused, with a long, fruity finish. This red wine from Ribera del Duero is also quite young, and it has plenty of room for improvement.

Our personal opinion

The excellently priced Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2017 is complex and elegant. A very interesting Ribera.

OTHER VINTAGES

Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2016:

Enterwine 93. Wine Enthusiast 93.

Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2015:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 91.

Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2014:

Parker 90. Peñín 92. Enterwine 93.

Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2013:

Peñín 90

Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2012:

Parker 90. Peñín 91.

Tinto Figuero 12 Meses 2011:

Parker 90. Peñín 90.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Mono-Varietal Tempranillo
Pairings Bull meat, Cooked foods, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Specialty plates, Stews, Vegetables, White meat with gravy
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
2 Reviews
great ribera
Value
Stupendous Ribera with classicism as its main virtue. Excellent price.
Review by (Posted on 6 March 2019)
Nice
Value
This red wine has nice, very personal bouquet. It is very smooth and fresh on the palate. An excellent purchase.
Review by (Posted on 12 November 2017)
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