Red Wine Valduero Una Cepa 2016

Red wine from Ribera del Duero made from Tinto Fino. Aged for 18 months in oak and for 12 months in the bottle.
Crianza. 18 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Tinto Fino,
Wineries: Bodegas Valduero
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

A varietal Tinto Fino (a.k.a. Tempranillo), Valduero Una Cepa is produced from a single, 50-year-old vineyard by the Bodegas Valduero winery.

This exquisite Spanish red wine comes from an organically farmed estate that possesses quite special characteristics. So much so, that several years ago the winemakers decided to produced a wine solely from its grapes.

Harvested by hand, the fruit was brought to the cellar in little boxes and vinified in stainless steel tanks. After that, this red wine from Ribera del Duero was aged in French and American oak barrels for 18 months.

Finally, this Crianza red wine from the DO Ribera del Duero was aged for a further 12 months in the bottle.

Decant Valduero Una Cepa 2016 1 hour before drinking.

Great ageing potential.

Additional Information
Additional Information

The red wine Valduero Una Cepa has a clean, bright cherry colour with a garnet rim.


This varietal Tinto Fino from Ribera del Duero shows a remarkable personality. Creamy notes of cocoa, vanilla and roasted coffee that slowly evolve into aromas of liquorice, black fruit, underbush, black truffles, tobacco leaves and dry earth.


This Crianza red wine by Bodegas Valduero is bold and powerful, with a velvety body enlivened by a tense acidity. Ripe black fruit, some toasted remembrances and some superb mineral and earthy undertones that confirm the presence of an exceptional terroir. The Tempranillo red wine Una Cepa is complex and well-balanced, with plenty of room for growth, and a long, balsamic and slightly mineral finish.

Our personal opinion

A textbook Ribera, Valduero Una Cepa 2016 is deep, elegant and age-worthy.


Valduero Una Cepa 2015:

Enterwine 91. Tim Atkin 91. Wine Enthusiast 91..

Valduero Una Cepa 2014:

Enterwine 91. Wine Enthusiast 92.

Valduero Una Cepa 2012:

Enterwine 93. Guía de Vinos ABC 95

Valduero Una Cepa 2011:

Parker 92. Gold Medal-Concours Mondial Bruxelles. Enterwine 93.

Valduero Una Cepa 2009:

Parker 92. Peñín 92.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 40-60 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 18
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides Decanter 96.
Mono-Varietal Tinto Fina
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Bull meat, Cold meats, Cured cheeses, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Rosted piglet, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, Vegetables
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Business dinner, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
1 Review
Ribera at its best. I love the intensity, the subtlety and the "profondeur" of this wine.
Review by (Posted on 18 January 2018)
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