Finca Villacreces Nebro is the flagship wine of the highly-respected Finca Villacreces winery, based in Ribera del Duero.
Only produced in exceptional vintages, this red wine is a single varietal, single-vineyard Tinta Fina coming from very old vines located in the town of Olmedillo, Valladolid, at the very heart of Ribera del Duero's "Golden Mile".
The vineyard is planted on a hill located at an altitude of 810 metres above sea level. Soils are composed of lime and sand.
Harvest of this exceptional red wine of Finca Villacreces was carried out by hand. Grapes were selected both in the vineyard and in the cellar.
After that, they were destemmed and fermented in stainless steel tanks.
Then the wine was transferred into new French oak barrels, where it completed malolactic fermentation and was aged for 14 months in new French oak barrels.
Production of only 2,134 bottles.
Finca Villacreces Nebro 2009 will improve beautifully in the bottle for a minimum of 15 years.
Decant a minimum of 1 hour before drinking.
Intense, clean, bright, medium-high cherry-coloured robe with a garnet rim.
Complex, deep varietal expression. Blueberries, blackcurrants, spices, graphite, wet earth, broom, withered flowers, cassis and some mineral undertones. On the background, aromas of toast and intriguing remembrances of iode and charcoal.
Elegant and luxurious, with plenty of room for growth. Real complexity, a deep sense of terroir and first-class fruit. Bold tannins, tremendous acidity and a velvety texture. Long, evocative finish with some spicy and toasted remembrances, along with mineral undertones.
|Our personal opinion||
Finca Villacreces Nebro 2009 is a voluptuous wine that time will slowly sculpt to perfection.
Finca Villacreces Nebro 2008:
|D.O.||Ribera del Duero|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||One hour before serving|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||No|
|Is this product free of sulfites?||No|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||14|
|Name of Award||No|
|Percentage of variety||No|
|Pairings||Alone, Bull meat, Chocolate, Poultry, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Specialty plates|
|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|