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Dominio de Pingus, D.O Ribera del Duero

Pingus was established in 1995 by Peter Sisseck, who had already made a name for himself as winemaker at Hacienda Monasterio. He located three separate plots, each containing very old vines of Tinto Fino, and established the winery. His aim was to produce "an unmistakably Spanish, terroir-driven wine... a garage wine." Peter's tiny production of fewer than 500 cases comes from three parcels of ancient, head-pruned Tempranillo vines. His true genius is demonstrated in the vineyard. The gnarled old vines have been carefully husbanded back to health - the trunks straightened, lowered, and pruned back to 1-2 buds per stump. Yields tend to an incredibly low 9 hl/ha. Peter Sisseck's cult wine-debuted as a collectable, and has legitimate claims to being the ultimate tempranillo.

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Wine Description RRP
Ribera del Duero
Ribera del Duero