Red Wine Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas 2017

Reserve red wine from Ribera del Duero made from old-vines Tempranillo aged for 15 months in oak barrels and for 12 months in the cellar.

Reserva. 15 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Tempranillo,
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

Produced in Ribera del Duero, Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas is a remarkable Tempranillo made from over 60-year-old grapevines located in some of the best terroirs of the region.

The estate-owned vineyards of Bodegas y Viñedos García Figuero are planted over 800 metres above sea level. They grow on soils composed of sand and clay.

Harvested in late September and brought to the cellar in little boxes, the grapes were meticulously vinified.

First, this Spanish red wine was spontaneously fermented in stainless steel tanks, after which it was macerated for 14 days. Then it completed malolactic fermentation and was aged for 15 months in new French oak barrels.

Clarified with egg whites, Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas 2016 was further aged for 12 months in the cellar prior to its commercial release.

Drink this red wine from Ribera del Duero until 2030.

Decant 1 hour before drinking.

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The red wine Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas has a very bright, clean, dense, high cherry-coloured robe with a crimson rim.


Remarkably complex and deep, this old-vines Tempranillo offers some intense notes of red and black fruit, along with notions of spices, graphite, liquorice, cocoa, bitter chocolate and toast. Deep mineral undertones slowly appear, mingled with some fresh earthy notions.


A meaty and silky red wine by Bodegas y Viñedos García Figuero. Nice entrance onto the palate, with substantial volume and complexity. Velvety tannins, well-balanced acidity and long finish with remembrances of mulberries, balsam, spices and subtle wooden notes.

Our personal opinion

The classy Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas 2016 is an delightful wine from Ribera del Duero which an enormous potential for improvement.


Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas 2015:

Enterwine 95. Peñín 93.

Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas 2014:

Enterwine 95.

Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas 2013:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 93.

Tinto Figuero Viñas Viejas 2012:

Peñín 92.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Ageing Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 15
Enterwine's Score 95
Media rating 95
Mono-Varietal Tempranillo
Pairings Alone, Bull meat, Chocolate, Civet, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Specialty plates, Stew
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Dinner with friends, Romantic Dinner
3 Reviews
Fab Ribera
Go for it! It is a wonderfully honest and delicious wine.
Review by (Posted on 13 March 2019)
vinas viejas
Dense and deep at first, even imposing. After a while, however, it becomes a pure delight.
Review by (Posted on 11 June 2018)
old vines
A full-blodied Ribera, still young but already very promising. Smooth tannins and a great nobility of character.
Review by (Posted on 12 November 2017)
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