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Protos Reserva Ribera del Duero 2016
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Decanter 95
Gold Medal 2023 Decanter World Wine Awards
“Dark fruit, lead pencil and cola nose. This is a pure, linear and direct fruit-driven style, the palate ripe, juicy, silky and delicious. Pristine fruit and delicious with a very long finish. A new Ribera starts to shine!” by Decanter Wine Awards, DC, 2023.

James Suckling 91
“Dark cherry, plum, walnut, dried thyme, violet and cedar on the nose. Medium-to full-bodied with firm, ripe tannins. Excellent structure. Bright, firm finish. ... read more
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Shelf Location — 102d
Size:750mL (wine)
Alcohol by vol:14.5%
Closure:Cork
Store Item ID:#58062
Location at store:102d
Item Description
Decanter 95
Gold Medal 2023 Decanter World Wine Awards
“Dark fruit, lead pencil and cola nose. This is a pure, linear and direct fruit-driven style, the palate ripe, juicy, silky and delicious. Pristine fruit and delicious with a very long finish. A new Ribera starts to shine!” by Decanter Wine Awards, DC, 2023.

James Suckling 91
“Dark cherry, plum, walnut, dried thyme, violet and cedar on the nose. Medium-to full-bodied with firm, ripe tannins. Excellent structure. Bright, firm finish. Tempranillo.”
by James Suckling, JS, 2022.

Penin Guide 93
Color: Dark-red cherry, purple rim
Nose: Ripe fruit, aged wood nuances, tobacco, sweet spices, meaty notes
Taste: Spicym round tannins, long
by Penin Guide, PN, 2022.

Tim Atkin 92
by Tim Atkin, TA, 2022.

Wine Enthusiast 94
“This wine has aromas of cassis, clove and dark chocolate. It is bright at first sip and then grippy tannins fill the palate, backed by flavors of black currant, raspberry, toffee and salted almond. There is a note of thyme on the lingering finish.”
by Wine Enthusiast, MD, 2022.

Winery Technical Data
Grape variety: Tempranillo 100 %
Vineyards: More than 40 years old.
Alcohol by Vol: 15 %

Features: Hand-picking harvest in 20 kg crates. Sorting
table. Skin contact maceration and fermentation of 24
days at 28 Celsius.

Ageing: 18 months in French (2/3) and American (1/3)
oak barrels and 18 months in bottle.
Colour: Intense bright dark cherry colour with garnet rim.
Nose: Powerful, black fruits with nice toasty notes, spicy,
creamy oak, complex and elegant.
Taste: Powerful, flavourful, toasty, round tannins, good
acidity, fruity and spicy. Good backbone and lingering
finish.
Serving temperature: 16 - 18 Celsius.
Food Pairing: Roasted lamb, roasted pork, roasted
beef, heavy stews, big game and matured and raw milk
cheese.
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