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Peique Selección Familiar 2014

Peique Selección Familiar

2014
Bierzo (Spain)

Vine growing and wine making run in the Peique family. Ramón Valle planted the first grapevines betw...

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Details for Peique Selección Familiar 2014

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2014

Review

Vine growing and wine making run in the Peique family. Ramón Valle planted the first grapevines between 1930 and 1950, guided by instinct and forming a network of micro-parcels, mainly on slopes, creating a Mencía grape paradise, where work is only possible by hand. The soils of stone and clay, as well as a transitional climate between Atlantic and continental, endow this cellar's wines with great freshness and elegance, because, as Jorge Peique says, 'You have to take great care of a wine if it bears your family name; it's one of the things to feel most proud of'.

This Mencia wine is produced with grapes from 70-90 year old family owned grapevines. It is then aged for 18 months in new French oak barrels before standing for a further 15 months in the bottle. The Peique Selección Familiar is an elegant red wine, with ripe black fruit, notes of scrubland and a complex minerality. Round, long, and balanced on the palate, a wine with personality and structure, lingering and evocative... a classic Bierzo wine.

Tasting notes

  • ViewPicota cherry red / Opaque
  • Bouquet:Mineral notes / Ageing notes / Complex / Elegant / Undergrowth notes / Fruit aromas / Fruits of the forest
  • Mouth:Balanced / Structured / Long / Characterful / Robust

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

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by: Patrick LABRUNE (18/07/2018) - Vintage 2014

Une découverte !!

Nez très floral , belle couleur rubis, doit être carafé pour que les arômes se développent . A laisser vieillir.

Bodegas Peique

Bodegas Peique

For many years, the Mencia wines of the Bierzo appellation didn't manage to achieve recognition as top-quality wines. At the end of the nineteen nineties, however, a new generation of oenologists rediscovered the oldest vines and hidden treasures of this region and applied suitable wine-production methods to make the most of the true potential of the Mencia variety. Jorge Peique was one of these winemakers. In 1999 he founded the Bodegas Peique winery in Valtuille de Abajo wh...