Pico Cuadro Wild, 2016, Ribera del Duero DO, Spain
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Silky and rich; this will take you somewhere wild.
Looking to take a walk on the wild side? Meet the ultimate companion, Pico Cuadro's Wild. This explosive wine from The Golden Mile will show you the modern potential of this historic area. Made from 100% Tempranillo from old vines, this explosive wine spends 14-24 months in French oak barrels. Silky and rich, this wine takes you on a journey filled with black fruits, charcoal and ripe fruit.
Founder and winemaker Felipe Castrillo Martin started making his wines in a temporary garage on his parent's front garden in 2005 in the village of Quintanilla de On̩simo, 30m from Pingus, Spain's most expensive wine. Despite only producing 8,800 bottles, his first vintage was met with huge critical acclaim. With help from Swedish and Spanish investors, he has managed to gather over 25 tiny plots of old vine Tempranillo and build a proper winery on his parent's front lawn.
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