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Finca Villacreces Pruno 2012 Wine Review

Finca Villacreces Pruno 2012

Finca Villacreces Pruno 2012

Ribera Del Duero D.O., Spain

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Finca Villacreces

Agent: Liquid Art Fine Wines

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Full-bodied with dark black fruit, dark cherry liqueur, kirsch and toasty oak with dried herbs on the finish. Nicely balanced. Villacreces winery is located next to the famous Vega Sicilia estate. Finishes with woodsmoke and dark spices. Pair with prime rib.

Food pairings: rare steak, beef braised in red wine.

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This Finca Villacreces Pruno 2012 was reviewed on April 4, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

What a big wine, full of flavour, with great structure. Ideal this spring with charcoal grilled beef, pulled pork, and smokey side dishes. 90 points. Tasted March 2015. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A fragrant nose with ripe dark cassis, leather and vanilla. The complex palate shows ripe cassis, cherries, blackberries, vanilla, leather and subtle herbal notes. Dry and full-bodied with a harmonious mouthfeel and a long ripe cassis finish.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Dark and inky with lots of black cherry, leather, oak and herbal qualities. Balanced acidity with tannins that take hold on the palate. The finish is long and drying. Suggest decanting 1-2 hours. Perfect BBQ steak wine or beef fajitas.
Tasted: March 2015
This big Spanish red wine is a blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The old vines are planted right beside those of Spain's most famous red wine, Vega Sicilia. The 2012 Pruno was aged for 12 months in 2-year old French oak barrels. The winemaker is Eric Solomon. - Community Wine Reviews

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