£70.10/ 0.75 L btl
What does this wine taste like?
|Ripe fruit / Spicy notes / Balsamic notes / Tobacco / Mineral|
|Flavoursome / Full / Powerful / Fine tannins / Long finish / Persistent|
Drinking and storing
Pork knuckle / Roast lamb / Partridge / Vegetable stews / Tuna
Ratings and awards
Excellent example of Ribero del Duero
I am very impressed with this wine. It’s certainly worth every penny of it. Even though it’s Protos’ first experience, they managed to do a stellar job.
|Ageing period||18 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
El Grajo Viejo
|Vine age||70 years|
|Climate||Continental with Mediterranean influence|
Protos was founded in 1927 and was the first winery in the wine region known as Ribera del Duero, being its first name precisely that one: Ribera del Duero. In the early 1980s, coinciding with the creation of the Regulatory Council of the area, the winery changed its original name to Bodegas Protos (from the Greek protos, which means first). It ceded its first name to the Regulatory Council, authorising it to use that name to identify the Ribera del Duero denomination of origin....