Cuesta de Las Liebres 2015 Pago de Carraovejas
€ 171,82 (in Vat)
|Brand||Pago de Carraovejas|
|Region||Ribera del Duero|
|Condition||In single OC|
The pure Tinto Fino vineyard-designate 2015 Cuesta de Las Liebres is very ripe, concentrated, dark and powerful in a generous and voluptuous style with plenty of oak. The wine has 15.5% alcohol and comes through as heady and rich. It's dense and powerful, full-bodied, lactic and creamy, with plenty of oak-related flavors, abundant tannins and a bitter twist in the finish. It's a style that I find difficult to finish a bottle. 8,000 bottles were filled in May 2018. Starting in 2014, they lowered the amount of new oak, which used to be 200% new...
Winespectator / James Suckling (93)
This has a very rich and assertive feel with ripe dark plum sand red cherries, leading to a flavorful palate that carries plenty of deeply fleshy fruit flavor. Impressive wine with good depth and fullness.