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Pegaso Barrancos de Pizarra 2015

Pegaso Barrancos de Pizarra

2015
Cebreros (Spain)
94+
PARKER

Telmo Rodríguez was one of the pioneers in the discovery of Garnachas from the Sierra de Gredos, an ...

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£ 26.80

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Pegaso Barrancos de Pizarra 2015

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Cebreros (Spain)

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

15.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2015

Review

Telmo Rodríguez was one of the pioneers in the discovery of Garnachas from the Sierra de Gredos, an area which gives rise to delicious wines, so different from one another, depending upon the orientation and especially the soil composition.

The Pegaso line enables us to enjoy two very distinct wines: Pegaso Barrancos de Pizarra, a particularly mineral Garnacha, with earthy and pencil lead notes, and exhibiting plenty of ripe fruit and aromas redolent of the countryside and aromatic plants... and Pegaso Granito, with another sort of minerality, more balsamic and distinctly floral. Two honest wines, two wines which allow us to recognise the richness of the Garnacha, the potential of this area close to Madrid, and some very fine work indeed.

  • Ageing period:Between 24 and 30 months
  • Type of wood:French oak
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Compañía de Vinos de Telmo Rodríguez

Compañía de Vinos de Telmo Rodríguez

A strong tradition of vine-growing, formal training in Bordeaux and great passion for wine might broadly define this “company” set up by Telmo Rodríguez (with experience, apart from in several Bordeaux châteaux, in the family-owned winery at Remelluri) and Pablo Eguzkiza (a pupil of Jean Claude Berrouet, at such famous wineries as Petrus, and with experience in La Rioja at Barón de Oña and at Remelluri too). Their joint objective is to work with vineyards in a variety of regi...