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A powerful yet refined expression of rich aroma, fine, lush and delicate palate of redcurrants, blackberries and a hint of minerals, with light oak and silky tannins and a long, distinguished and extremely sophisticated finish.
|Region:||Ribera del Duero|
|Style:||Mature oaky red|
1 bt Vina Alarde Reserva 2004, 1 bt Vina Alarde Gran Reserva 2001, 1 bt Campo Viejo Gran Reserva 1995, 1 bt Bordon Gran Reserva 1995, 1 bt Don Balbino Reserva 1994, 1 bt Bordon Reserva 1994, 1 bt Campo Viejo Reserva 1994, 1 bt Berberana Vina Alarde Gran Reserva 1994, 1 bt Campo Viejo Gran Reserva 1994, 1 bt Marques de Riscal Gran Reserva 1994, 1 bt Berberana 1991, 1 bt Campo Viejo Gran Reserva 1991
The Gran Reserva red wine is made only with excellent vintages and it comes from Viña Alta, the oldest estate planted by Alejandro
Fernández in Pesquera de Duero in the late 1960s. This wine is the only wine that Familia Fernández Rivera ages in French
WINERY: Tinto Pesquera
BRAND: Tinto Pesquera Gran Reserva Millenium
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5%
VARIETY: 100% Tempranillo
LOOK: Picota cherry red colour with an intense and shiny layer.
SMELL: Fruity aromas and well-integrated wood notes. Perfectly balanced with notes of black fruits such as blackcurrant and blackberry, to which aromas of liquorice and spicy notes are added, intermingling with coffee notes.
TASTE: A broad, full-bodied wine, which fills the palate with its range of flavours and aromas. It has a fine and elegant mouthfeel, is well structured and has tannins that will make this wine continue to develop in the bottle. With wonderful acidity and explosive in the mouth.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: From 12 ºC to 14 ºC.
CONSUMPTION: With good ageing potential, it can be enjoyed until approximately 2025. Due to its natural production process, which does not involve any manipulation or filtration, it is advisable to decant at least 45 minutes before serving.
PAIRINGS: Ideal for accompanying all kinds of meat such as red meat, white meat and roasts. The perfect accompaniment to game dishes, as well as soups and stews.
VINEYARD AND PRODUCTION
DESCRIPTION: The grapes for the gran Reserva come from Viña Alta, an exceptional estate due to the low yield and superb quality of its grapes, which is at an altitude of more than 800 metres.
AGE: Average of 25 years.
SOIL: Poor clay soil with many pebbles.
CLIMATE: Continental Atlantic, dry and windy, with very harsh, long and cold winters and short, dry and hot summers. An area with an average rainfall of 400 mm. HARVEST: Manual.
VINIFICATION: De-stemming and fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
AGEING: Aged 30 months in French oak barrels.
BOTTLING: The wine is refined in bottles for about 10 months before its release onto the market.