Red Wine Viña Sastre Pesus 2011
Reserva red wine from Ribera del Duero. Blend of Tinta del País (Tempranillo), Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot aged for 22 months in French oak barrels.
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Crafted by Bodegas Hermanos Sastre only in truly remarkable vintages, Viña Sastre Pesus is one of the most prestigious wines from DO Ribera del Duero. The production of this Spanish red wine is very scarce, usually in the region of 2,000 bottles.
Besides Tinta del País (Tempranillo), the main variety, this red wine from Ribera del Duero contains a 15% of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The three varieties are sourced from vineyards with clay-limestone soils 90 years old on average, planted on the margins of the Duero river, at around 800 metres of altitude.
The vinification of this reserva red wine was utterly traditional and exquisitely precise. Alcoholic fermentation was carried out in stainless steel tanks, after which the wine went through the malo in new French oak barrels.
After that, Viña Sastre Pesus 2011 was aged for 22 months with 4 racking before being bottled. Finally, it was aged for some years in the bottle.
It is essential to decant this majestic wine at least 1 hour before drinking.
The red wine Viña Sastre Pesus is deep ruby with a garnet rim.
This blend of Tinta del País, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is fascinating for its complexity and nuance. Plums and mulberries, with remembrances of sandalwood, cumin, tobacco leaves and fine leather, evolving into a mineral and balsamic element. .
Powerful and amazingly expressive, with great natural concentration, some sinewy tannins and a top-notch acidity which carries the weight effortlessly. Slowly nearing its peak, but not quite there yet, this wine from Bodegas Hermanos Sastre is endlessly engaging, with exquisite fruit, spices and a splendid finish.
|Our personal opinion||
Simply marvelous, Viña Sastre Pesus 2011 provides a unique drinking experience.
|D.O.||Ribera del Duero|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||One hour before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||22|
|Percentage of variety||Tinta del País 85%, Cabernet Sauvignon y Merlot 15%.|
|Pairings||Alone, Birds, Bull meat, Chocolate, Game animals, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty plates, Stews|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Very intense and inky|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|