Pittacum 2011, red wine 100% Mencia grape From "El Bierzo". Intense red colour, elegant and with intense fruit aromas. Very well balanced, complex, elegant and fruity, an easy drink red wine made for an special occasion.
Sommelier recommendation: Red meat, especially lamb chops or roasted rabbit, cheese and charcuterie.
Luis Gutierrez Tasting Note (The wine advocate): "The Pittacum is the bread and butter wine of the winery with 180,000 bottles per year. The Mencía grapes are fermented in stainless steel and aged for eight months in French and American oak barrels, and a further two years in bottle. By the time it hits the shelves, it should be ready to drink. The aromas of wild berries are intermixed with some white coffee and toffee. The palate brings some spicy notes, with vegetable coal, dark berries and a mineral hint"
Pairings: Pittacum’s profile allows for a rich and varied matching to dishes and foods: grilled or stewed meats, legume pottages, certain ways of prepare fish, but also cold meats, cheeses, pasta, empanadas, salads when properly dressed.
SILVER MEDAL BACCHUS AWARDS 2016 - MADRID
SILVER MEDAL - Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 (London - UK)
SILVER MEDAL - ZARCILLO AWARDS
92 POINTS PEÑIN GUIDE 2014
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Pittacum 2011 is an exclusive red wine made 100% with the main variety of the Bierzo area, the Mencía grape.
|Grape type||Mencía wine|
|Wine type||Red wine|
|Designation of Origin||DO El Bierzo|
|Peñín guide score||92|
|Robert Parker Score||89|
|Consideratión||Remarkably high wine|
|Botella||Glass bottle 75cl|
|Recommended temperature to serve||16 - 18 ºC|
|Alcoholic graduation||13% Vol|
|Wine class||Signature wine|