Pingus was first produced in 1995. From the beginning, this wine intrigued and fascinated critics such as Robert Parker. With a limited production of only 325 cases, the value of this wine increased significantly when 75 cases of the first vintage disappeared at the same time as it’s ship transporting them to the USA.
The vineyard, consisting of 2 parcels, represents about 4 hectares of old vines. The wine making has been biodynamic since 2000. On average 500 crates are produced ... but only on the good years.
Color : dense garnet
Nose : floral notes (violet and lilac) and spices that gives it an exotic character
Mouth : concentrated, mineral, powerful and elegant at the same time
Alcohol level : 15.0%
Winemaking : 18 months in French small oak barrels
Food pairing : A wine of celebration and pleasure, refined dishes, red meats such as beef or lamb fillets
Aging potential : 16 Years and >
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