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Flor de Pingus 2011 Ribera del Duero

The 2011 Flor de Pingus is a ripe and powerful Flor that reached 15.5% alcohol in a very warm vintage. The wine is always a combination of 16 separate plots of Tempranillo from the village of La Horra, some young, and some old that are fermented individually in 4,000-litre stainless steel vats. In this ripe and powerful vintage that Sisseck compares with 2009, he decided to age the wine for 18 months in used French oak barrels. This shows riper than other 2011s from Sisseck (is it because it's only Tempranillo?), with aromas of ripe plums, dark cherries, cinnamon and cloves with a slight lactic touch. The palate is full-bodied, lush and round, with plenty of glycerin, but fresh flavours and good balancing acidity. A powerful, slightly warm vintage of Flor. (LG) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 Producer Domino de Pingus
 Region Ribera del Duero
 Country Spain
 Varietals Tempranillo
 Alcohol 15.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2011

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