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Dominio de Pingus Flor de Pingus Ribera del Duero
$99.99 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Tempranillo

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) It-s again an austere closed red, with a shy nose that needs pulling. What you get is very harmonious and elegant, no exuberance here, but classical proportions, perfectly integrated oak and superb balance. A very worthy version of Flor, a wine that has grown a lot since the initial vintages.

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    04/15 Developing much better than last try. decanted an hour. not great but decent drop with nice nose for a difficult year.

    over 1 year
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) "In the wonderful 2004 vintage, owner/winemaker Peter Sisseck has outdone himself. If I were just starting to build a wine collection and had limited income, I can think of no better foundation than a dozen bottles of 2004 Flor de Pingus. In the context of the world's great wines, it is a stupendous value, a steal. It is 100% Tempranillo from very low yields and is aged 14 months in 100% new French barriques. Opaque purple in color, it emits already complex aromas of smoke, toast, coffee, blueber...