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December 17, 2009

El Pedrosal, Ribera del Duero

2007 El Pedrosal, Bodegas Pérez Pascuas
Ribera del Duero, Spain
87 SEK ♥♥+

Medium-bodied red wine from Tempranillo, Spain's signature grape. Dark blue-red colour. Nose with red cherries, vanilla- and herbal tones. Palate: red cherry, spicy. Tannins: yes, little firm, but still niiice. Elegantly simple. Drink now.
My guess: some Cabernet Sauvignon in this bottle, too.
13,5 % abv
I would love to try their higher class wines!

Food: dark meat, chewy meat, but not too spicy food, please. We enjoyed it with filet mignon, topped with home-made herb-butter, served with oven-roasted, rosemary spiced carrots and red beets. A nice Saturday it was.
Not the smallest bodega: ca 120 ha, with some vines over 25 years old, even 60 plus. The area is situated at 800 m altitude. Hot days, cold nights give very good results for grapes growing here. Check the website:

1 comment:

  1. Du ska definitivt försöka få tag på deras bättre viner. Fantastiskt fina, eleganta och ursprungstypiska. Här är leverantören:

    Äldre årgångar till bra priser har funnits i Grand Hotels vinkällare i Lund.