Ribera del Duero analysed


Ferran presents his ground-breaking analysis of the finest grape sources in one of Spain's top wine regions – complete with one of his incomparable infographics. 

With Rioja and Priorat, Ribera del Duero is one of the wine regions that Spaniards most respect. However, it has been surrounded by some controversy in recent years, especially in the UK. Various producers still remember the critical tasting of the 2007 vintage that appeared in Decanter magazine in 2011, describing the region as disappointing and inconsistent in style. I think the criticism was tough at the time but it had a positive outcome, encouraging...