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Ribera del Duero

Creta Ribera del Duero

Ribera del Duero Bottle
Appellation
Ribera del Duero
Variety
Tempranillo
Age of Vines
30-50
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Clay loam, chalk
Altitude
875 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, destemmed, crushed, 4-6 day pre-fermentation maceration, 10 day fermentation, regular pump overs, spontaneous malo in tank
Aging
4 months in 225L and 600L French oak barrels

Overview

Creta is an Eric Solomon custom cuvée made in partnership with Rafael de Haan from 30-50 year old vines planted in the village of Sotillo de la Ribera.

Ratings & Reviews

91

2016 Ribera del Duero

Source: JD

91

2013 Ribera del Duero

Source: WA

90

2012 Ribera del Duero

Source: IWC

90

2011 Ribera del Duero

Source: WA

Castilla y Leon, Spain
  • Location
    Castilla y Leon, Spain
  • Appellation
    Ribera del Duero
  • Proprietor
    Eric Solomon & Rafael de Haan
  • Winemaker
    Rafael de Haan
  • Size / Elevation
    12 hectares / 850 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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