Dominio de Pingus : PSI 2016

 1 Bottle (750ML)
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Parker : 93 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The entry-level 2016 PSI was also tasted before it was bottled the last time I covered the Duero zone, so I had it again, this time in bottle and next to the also-bottled 2017 and a sample of the 2018. This really reminded me of the style of the old-time Ribera del Duero, classical, with some aromas of orange peel, wild herbs and berries. They used grapes from 22 villages from Ribera to showcase the style of this zone--wines with character, nicely integrated oak (they use old vines with some 10% to 12% Garnacha, and the wine matures in oak vats rather than barrique) and a gentle texture with the tannic structure of the zone. This is delicious and really represents the naked character of the place without oak. 300,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in June 2018.
Castilla and LeonRibera del Duero
Grape varieties
Tempranillo

Country
Spain

Wine certification
DO

Dessert wine
No

Region
Castilla and Leon

Appellation
Ribera del Duero

Color
Red

Producer
Dominio de Pingus

Parker
93

Allergens
Contains sulfites