Privado 1999, Bodegas Valsardo, Ribera del Duero

£ 14.50

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Food PairingGame, Roast Lamb
Grape VarietyTempranillo
RegionRibera Del Duero
StyleRich and Earthy

Tasting Notes

Earthy, dried mushrooms and hints of forest floor with molasses and coffee on the nose. With over 20 years in bottle, this is a sublime bottling, with hints of dried figs, coffee, leather bound books and lovely freshness.

The Producer

VALSARDO is located in the area of Peñafiel, in the holm of Duratón river, at the foot of a hill called “Barco de Valsardo”, under the attendance of the Castle of Peñafiel, fantastic monument of the XIth century.

The family López de la Osa Escribano has handed down an old tradition in the wine culture, consolidates its path with the incorporation of the new generation, full of enthousiasm and know-how.

Valsardo was founded in 1998 with perseverance, clear ideas, love to the earth and the patience given to its vines planted in 1986, which are since then in the Denomination of Controlled Origin Ribera del Duero.

It is an innovative company with different research projects and incorporating the new technologies but based on the traditional methods.


– Variedades: 100% Tempranillo

– Origin of the Grapes: Grapes from the property vines, planted in 1986

– Harvest: All manual, double selection of the grapes, the first one in the vines, and the second one in a selection table

– Elaboration:

– Alcoholic fermentation: 15 days from the entrance of the grapes into the deposits

– Natural and spontaneous starting of the malolactic fermentation

– Ageing Details:

– Time in barrels: 19 months

– Sort of barrels: French oak allier barrels

– Number of Bottles: 48.000

– Complementary details: Because of the correct balance of the grapes in the plants (acidity degree/sugar) the philosophy of valsardo concerning the wines is the following:

Contain no additives, are not clarified, are not passed through a cold system, are not filtered