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Pruno 2018

Pruno

2018
91+
PARKER

In the opinion of North American guru Robert Parker, Pruno is an astonishing wine, one that delivers...

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£13.20

/ 0.75 L btl

Pruno 2018

Producer

Alcohol content i

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

In the opinion of North American guru Robert Parker, Pruno is an astonishing wine, one that delivers more and more and we're convinced that many of our clients will support this assertion; not without good reason Pruno always figures amongst our best-selling wines, vintage after vintage. It's a fresh, accessible wine, always reasonably priced, and in a style which usually suits most palates: aromatic, fruit-forward, elegant, juicy...

Pruno is made from Tempranillo (90%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%) grapes, using the first clusters that are harvested on the estate from the younger vineyards, planted out in parcels with soils of differing composition; that diversity is reflected in the wine's complex and rich character.

Pruno is the type of wine that fills the mouth with lots of fruit, blueberries and blackcurrants, hints of liquorice and graphite, and reveals a lovely texture. It's persistent on the palate, and rounding off the ensemble are some subtle ageing notes which are very well-integrated.

In short, it's a wine always to have at home, one which can be enjoyed when recently released or at any time during the ensuing 4-5 years.

Production

  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Barrel age:Semi-new
  • Type of wood:French oak

Tasting notes

  • ViewPicota cherry red / Intense
  • Bouquet:Graphite / Ageing notes / Liquorice / Blueberries / Cassis / Fruit aromas
  • Mouth:Long / Liquorice / Ripe fruit / Rich / Pleasant / Roasted notes

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Customer reviews

4.2/5
121 reviews
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by: Ksandstr (9 Mar)

House wine

Very much wine for that price. Excellent as house wine.

by: Luis phillips (26 Feb)

Disappinting

Rarely have I been as disappointed.. couldn’t get past the first glass.. unbalanced acidic will not repeat

by: Mike (30/12/2020)

Pruno 2018

A very pleasant wine, lots of tannins (which I love but some of my family not so much) and deep dark fruity flavours.

by: Annabel Cove (24/11/2020)

Sublime

Well rounded, not too much tannin and a delight from the moment you pop the cork!

by: Vin Dharmarajan (21/09/2020)

Very good Young Red

As always your packaging is a marvel as though each bottle is a baby! Prompt all the way through. Thank you Very Much.

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