2011 Pingus - Flor de Pingus 750ml

Spain - Castilla y Leon - Ribera del Duero/ Red / Tempranillo   |     Watch

WA 93-95   IWC 93   Collector 
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Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Advocate | Rating: 93-95

The 2011 Flor de Pingus demonstrates wonderful purity on the nose, perhaps more feminine and wily than the 2010 with luscious raspberry, blackberry and forest floor notes. The palate is full-bodied with filigree tannins and a little more volume than the 2010. It seems generous and very supple at this early juncture with a caressing, peppery finish that is extremely well focused. There 2011 has awesome potential and I cannot wait to taste this after two or three years in bottle.

Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 202

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International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

Inky ruby. Potent, mineral- and smoke-accented dark berry and violet scents show excellent clarity and lift. Silky and seamless in texture, offering sweet blackberry and boysenberry flavors and notes of spicecake and floral pastilles. Closes with strong thrust, appealing sweetness and sneaky, slow-mounting tannins. Very suave, even now, but this wine will be much better in another five to seven years.

Author: Josh Raynolds
Issue: Issue 170

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Collector Reviews For This Wine


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Author: Wingman
Trust Rating: 92
Tasted On: 03/02/2013
Drink Dates: 2015-2026

Average rating: 94, based on 3 reviews
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Collector Data For This Wine

85 bottles owned by 16 collectors.

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Wine Varietal: Tempranillo


Tempranillo is Spain's noble grape. Grown mostly in northern Spain, some of the best Tempranillo wine comes from the regions of Rioja and the Ribera del Duero. This grape enjoys cooler climates and is sensitive to pests and adverse weather conditions. While Tempranillo can be bottled alone, it is often blended with other Spanish grapes such as Grenache, Carignan, and more recently, Cabernet Sauvignon. Tempranillo is also grown in the Duero region of Portugal where the grapes are commonly blended to make Port. Tempranillo wines may be consumed young, but are regarded as being at their best when aged. There are a multitude of synonyms for Tempranillo depending on where it is grown. Typical descriptors for Tempranillo include berries, plum, tobacco, vanilla, leather, meat and herbs.

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