MTW Castilla y León (Pedro Gonzalez Mittelbrun)

Castilla y León

Pedro Gonzalez Mittelbrunn has been so committed to the local indigenous grape varietals, Prieto Picudo and Albarin, that he convinced the best wine growers to partner with him and replant these historic indigenous varietals. The oldest vines are 100 years-old, planted in the traditional style known as “Rasta” where the branches lie on the ground. 100% Prieto Picudo, from vineyards called ‘El Paramo’ that are found in the northern part of the Duero River basin. Organic.

92 points
"The 2021 Castilla y Léon from Pedro Gonzalez Mittelbrunn is made entirely from Prieto Picudo, one of the ancient regional grapes that has slowly been making a comeback in the region thanks to Pedro’s efforts. The wine is fermented with native yeasts and raised in stainless steel. The 2021 version comes in at thirteen percent octane and offers up a deep and impressively complex bouquet of dark berries, smoked meats, black tea, a lovely array of sweet botanicals, dark soil tones and plenty of upper register smokiness. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, focused and complex, with an excellent core of fruit and soil undertow, firm tannins and lovely balance on the long and very promising finish. This will need a few years in the cellar to soften up its backend tannins, but it is going to be an excellent wine and is a stunning value! 2028-2055+."
John Gilman,
Issue #105

Product Line: 
Prieto Picudo
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