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Viña Sastre Roble 2018

Viña Sastre Roble

2018

Viña Sastre presents the youngest member of its well-established range: a 10-month Crianza, made usi...

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10.15

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Viña Sastre Roble 2018

Producer

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

Viña Sastre presents the youngest member of its well-established range: a 10-month Crianza, made using grapes from their vineyards in La Horra and Roa, with ages ranging between 17 and 30 years old, planted with bush vines at an altitude of 800 metres and cared for in a time-honoured tradition, without applying mineral fertilizers, herbicides or insecticides, practicing a form of viticulture that incorporates organic and biodynamic and results in a particularly intense wine, both in colour and on the palate.

Viña Sastre Roble is undoubtedly a young wine, with a deep colour, great density and a violet rim. On the nose, it comes over as open and very apparent, right from the start, although oddly, both the 2010 vintage and the previous one, the 2009, which we have also had the chance to taste, showed a reductive element; this was not at all problematic as it disappeared, with a bit of aeration, giving way to fresh fruit and toasty notes, hints of dried fruits, on a spicy background and complemented by woody, herbaceous and resinous aromas. Revealing a rounded and full-bodied palate, it is juicy, mature and balanced, showing fine, smooth tannins; persistent yet not overly lengthy, but with firm acidity, and fresh. Keep it for a while longer in bottle and you will find this bodega’s least expensive wine even more enjoyable – a clear benchmark in the Ribera del Duero denomination.

(Aged for 10 months in French and American oak barrels.)

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:16ºC

Customer reviews

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by: Jose Luis Garcia Fernandez (8 Oct) - Vintage 2018

Buen cuerpo y aromas

Un rivera con cuerpo y sabor a frambuesas. Muy rico dentro de su rango. A tener en cuenta.

by: Colin Foster (29/11/2017) - Vintage 2016

My favourite Ribera del Duero (so far)

I returned from Spain with a taste for Ribero del Duero, but wasn't sure which I preferred of so many choices. I purchased Ribera del Duero essentials selection from Vinissimus and worked out that Viña Sastre Roble 2016 suited my palate best - especially at the price.

by: Mark the spark. (16/10/2017) - Vintage 2016

Another cracker from Ribera del duero.

This wine is a bargain at the price, great with food or on its own, I will be buying more of this on my next Vinissimus order.

by: BRETON (04/02/2018) - Vintage 2016

inattendu !

Ce vin donne toute son ampleur gustative après 1 jour d'ouverture ! Bien sûr j'en reprendrai lors d'une prochaine commande !

by: luis (16/06/2017) - Vintage 2015

vino joven

Excelente relación calidad precio para un vino joven de Rivera de Duero. Fresco y alegre en boca combina bien con carnes y pescado.

Viña Sastre

Viña Sastre

Today, Viña Sastre is one of the Ribera del Duero's benchmark wineries, known and appreciated both for the wines of its traditional line (Rosé, Roble and Crianza) and also for the wines belonging to its top-quality range: Pago Santa Cruz, Acos, Regina Vides and the legendary Pesus, of which only 1,800 bottles are made a year. This great little family-run winery started out in the mid-twentieth century when Severiano Sastre planted some vineyards which as time passed would ...

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