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Date Printed: 11/28/2014
Pesquera Ribera del Duero Tinto 1993
Pesquera Ribera del Duero Tinto 1993
(search item no. 125043)

PRICE ON 11/28/2014: $50.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2003 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2000 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1995 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Bright raspberry fruit is underscored by the typically gravelly Pesquera minerality. A long finish includes integrated tannins for near-term enjoyment, well-balanced for many years of bottle evolution.
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About Bodegas Alejandro Fernandez:

Original bodega founded in 1972. A living icon of modern Spanish wine, Alejandro Fernández was one of the first in his country to return to biodynamic, low yield viticulture in order to produce concentrated oak-aged red wines capable of extended bottle aging. Currently under vine are 500 acres, almost exclusively Tempranillo, in a range of soil types including a locally-rare gravel deposit. Following development of new wine estates in the 1990's current vintages are of unprecedented quality. The 'Master of the Tempranillo', now at the peak of his career.