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Peique Viñedos Viejos 2018

Peique Viñedos Viejos

2018

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

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£17.00

/ 0.75 L btl

Wine Peique Viñedos Viejos 2018

Spec sheet
Producer
Grapes
Origin
TypeRed Wine
Alcohol content i14.5%
Bottle size and vintage0.75 L - 2018

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, and especially its Viñedos Viejos, with great freshness and elegance.

Matured for 12 months in French oak barrels and with a further 12 months of repose in bottle, the Peique Viñedos Viejos is a red that's elegant, with ripe black fruit, tobacco notes, leather and paprika, ample and flavoursome on the palate, sophisticated, with a velvety feel...: A Bierzo in the classic style.

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Tasting notes

  • ViewRipe picota cherry red / Deeply-coloured
  • Bouquet:Fruit aromas / Red fruit / Black fruit / Spices / Ageing notes / Roasted notes / Balsamic notes / Mineral notes
  • Mouth:Full / Unctuous / Velvety / Persistent / Fruit-forward / Balanced / Structured / Balsamic notes / Liquorice / Silky

Customer reviews

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by: Martin (1 Apr) - Vintage 2017

Reliable and good value

One of my go-to Mencia wines, this one is a little on the fuller bodied side but with plenty of classic varietal character and excellent with food.

by: Cliente Vinissimus (29/08/2018) - Vintage 2011

ya es tiempo de beberle

vino sabroso, con bastante profundidad y persistente en boca. la rudeza de la region se ha suavizado con el tiempo y los taninos igualmente. pero creo que no se mejorará mas, al contrario. es tiempo de beberlo.

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