Grapes: 90% Tinto Fino (Tempranillo), 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Very limited production from privileged vineyard.
Aging: 24 months in barrels (French and American Oak), minimum 36 months in bottle before release. Excellent longevity (12-15 years).
Taste: Wide, ripe tannins, opulent, greasy, mouth-filling, good structure. Elegant tones of aging in wood are manifested with spicy hints present. Very complex to the nose. Elegant aging bouquet. It’s extreme complexity, and solid, powerful structure, provide the elegance, and potential to continue growing in the bottle.
Color: Clean, significantly deep, dark cherry red with hints of carmine and light tawny hues, having a lively, youthful glow.
Talking About the Wines:
- Wine & Spirits “Focus: Ribera Del Duero”, June ’18 gave 95 points to 2011 Viña Pedrosa Gran Reserva. “This Gran Reserva defines Pérez Pascuas style. It’s an elegant Ribera del Duero, it’s red cherry flavors melding with firm tannins, and an acidity that emphasizes the overall freshness of the wine, supporting the verticality in its structure. Deliciously herbal, with soft touches of cinnamon…”
-International Wine Report, April '18 gave 94 points to 2011 Viña Pedrosa Gran Reserva. "... displays an impressive inky and opaque color. As this slowly begins to open it reveals inviting aromas of milk chocolate, roasted fig, and dark cherry liquor. Silky smooth on the mid-palate, flavors of black olive, black tea, and mocha resonate from its core. Stunning and showing an incredible combination of tension and weight, this is shaping up beautifully, and should continue to cellar well over the course of the next decade, and even beyond.”
-Wine & Spirits Magazine, December ’17 gave 95 points to 2010 Viña Pedrosa Gran Reserva. “… The altitude, a cool year, and the house style, combine to deliver an abright, and elegant wine, with layers of red fruit, herbs and spices, a subtle oak note in the background. Youthful and intense, with firm, tight tannins, and vibrant acidity, it captures the best characteristics of Viña Pedrosa.”
-James Suckling, “The Freshness of Spain”, July ’17 gave 90 points to 2011 Viña Pedrosa Gran Reserva. “This is punchy and has a slightly tart fruit presence with a deep-set red plum fruit and a chocolate finish…”