Tinto Figuero Ribera del Duero 2005
Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, Spain
Color: Intense ruby, with the crimsons prevailing over a clean, bright, background, attesting to the wine's youth. The glass is inundated with legs suggesting alcoholic strength and an oily palate.
Aroma: The initial nose is dominated by the best of the new oak: hints of toast on a spicy background. The fruitiness lurks just beneath the wood, reminiscent of ripe blackberries delicately combined with suggestions of raspberry and cranberry.
Taste: Moderate acidity, fostering the splendor... View More
Jose Maria Garcia and Milagros Figuero are a vine-growing couple who have devoted their entire lives to looking after their "majuelos," or young vines. They are proud heirs to a culture that has been handed down through several generations. Each day is filled with care of more than 45 hectares of vines, over half of which were carefully and meticulously farmed by their ancestors, some of the vines still producing grapes today date back to... View More