Dominio del Aguila Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2018

Dominio del Aguila Picaro del Aguila Tinto 2018

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This is their most approachable red, and it has the depth, concentration and nuance of the best wines from many wineries. It’s produced in a more jovial style, but the wine comes from old vines that always have a field blend with small percentages of whatever grapes that are all fermented together, and these vines always produce a serious and deep wine.

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Source: Issue 246 End of December 2019, The Wine Advocate; Issue Date: 30th Dec 2019 (RP-94)

I tasted two vintages of the entry-level red, of which the young 2018 Pícaro del Águila Tinto had just been bottled and should be released soon. This is their most approachable red, and it has the depth, concentration and nuance of the best wines from many wineries. It's produced in a more jovial style, but the wine comes from old vines that always have a field blend with small percentages of whatever grapes that are all fermented together, and these vines always produce a serious and deep wine. In 2018, it matured in French oak barrels for 11 months. This is very young and tender, expressive and aromatic, very much in line with the 2016. It has lots of energy and power, more than you might think, and it's serious. It's drinkable now, but it should get even better with some time in bottle. 44,680 bottles and 787 magnums were filled in September 2019.
Drink Date: 2021 - 2026

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