Described as “one of the best kept secrets of Ribera del Duero” by Robert Parker, Finca Villacreces is located just next to the world famous estate Vega Sicilia and is made on the plot of land that made Pingus . The estate has been under the Anton family since 2003 and this wine Pruno from the younger vineyards of Finca Villacreces, consistently over deliver in terms of its wine quality.
"This blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon emerges from a vineyard situated adjacent to one of the famous vineyards utilized to produce Spain’s greatest red wine, Vega Sicilia. Made from relatively old vines, the 2012 Pruno is a sexy, opulent, voluptuously textured effort that spent 12 months in two-year-old French oak barrels. Reminiscent of a baby Vega Sicilia, it possesses a dense ruby/purple color as well as notes of high-class, unsmoked cigar tobacco, creme de cassis, licorice, graphite and spice box. Full-bodied, deep, velvety textured, lush and heady..." – RP – 93 points