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Neo

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Neo
Red wine Barrel. 15 months in French and American oak barrels.
Variety: Tempranillo
Designation of Origin: D.O. Ribera del Duero
Production area: Castilla y León
Winery: Neo
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 14.5%
Red wine Barrel. 15 months in French and American oak barrels.
Variety: Tempranillo
D.O. Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León)
Winery: Neo
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 14.5%
Fruity
Spicy
Young
Barrel
Light
Body

Characteristics of Neo

Neo is a wine of the IO Ribera del Duero produced by Bodegas Neo. This red wine is made from 100% Tempranillo grapes from vineyards located on different farms, aged between 50 and 60 year old, located in La Horra.

For the preparation of this varietal, harvesting in boxes of 16 kilos is performed manually. Subsequently, the grapes are macerated for 20 days at a controlled temperature. Finally, the wine is aged for 15 months in French (90%) and American (10%) oak barrels. This wine is clarified and filtered.
22,000 bottles are produced, all numbered.   We recommend decanting the wine half an hour before serving. As it has not been filtered, sediment may occur.

Serve at 16ºC
Contains sulphites
We recommend decanting before consumption
Pairing
Roasted lamb, Grilled red meats, Beef, Mature cheese, Game animals

Tasting notes Neo

After the withering in a mild winter, the warm start of spring brought sprouting forward by almost 10 days. The summer, which was quite cool and dry, enabled the good evolution of the growth cycle and a balanced ripening. This was a vintage without setbacks. Worth mentioning is the high production of this vintage due to good climatic behaviour during the harvest. The wines from this vintage have great colour intensity, and a high fruity expression on the nose and in the mouth. Their balance and tannic potential stand out; these features show us the great potential to produce great wines for ageing, and for lighter and fruitier productions.
Regarding climate, the 2012 vintage started with the sprouting of the vines in the beginning of spring with the cooler temperatures. In May, generous rainfall and high temperatures gave way to a generalised drought throughout the summer. Luckily, the rains started at the onset of the ripening. The precipitations at the beginning of October, and the nice temperatures during the harvest, resulted in the a uniform phenolic ripening. The wines from this vintage have a good alcoholic strength, balanced by moderate levels of acidity, with a good colour and phenolic intensity, and a suitable level of tannins, all important features for a perfect ageing.
After a predictable winter, the weather changed in spring. Temperatures were higher than normal, which caused an early start of the grapes’ ripening cycle. The normal course of the climate at the end of spring and at the beginning of the summer, allowed the vines to recover their usual pace, and the veraison took place on the expected dates. The beginning of the harvest was slightly early due to the strong heat the grapes suffered during their ripening. However, the nice weather throughout the harvest, without rain or frost, provided grapes with an impeccable health. Wines from the 2011 vintage have a slightly higher alcohol strength than usual, with a perfect balance thanks to their natural acidity, concentration of colour and phenolic richness. For all these reasons, this vintage has been classified as excellent, offering high-quality young wines, and wines with the ideal features for their ageing.
2010 started with heavy frosts in winter and spring, causing a delay in the commencement of the growth cycle. Above all, this situation marked the vintage with a low yield harvest. This delay of the growth cycle was offset by a slightly mild but good ripening. This fact resulted in wines with greater structure, floral wines with very ripe fruit in compote, a little less acid than the 2009 vintage, but with an excellent quality and with a long life ahead. The low production and the excellent ripening helped classify this vintage as excellent.
The 2009 vintage started with a winter of low temperatures, which gave way to a cool spring. A dry summer, with warm days and mild nights, and great temperature changes between day and night, led to very balanced, complex and concentrated grapes. As for climate, it was the perfect vintage. This influenced the health of the grapes, which was excellent. Therefore, the wines from this vintage have a good acidity, which is responsible for long-lived wines with a good structure. And generally, responsible for very fruity wines with fresh red fruit that stands out. One of the great vintages of this region.
Sight Intense cherry colour with purple edges. High robe. Bright wine with thin, elegant tears. Nose Intense aromas. The notes of ripe fruit appear on first nosing and become dominant. When swirling the glass, the fruit is mixed with subtle notes of chocolate and smoked, toasted and coffee aromas. A very subtle floral presence is also noticed. A round aromatic set. Taste Neo is a very nice, very tasty and fleshy wine. It has a good attack with a slightly warm touch and a velvety and creamy mid palate. It shows lots of notes of ripe fruit and spices with a toasted nuance. Its tannins are polished. Long finish.

Ratings

  • Peñin 90
  • Peñin 91
  • Parker 87
  • Peñin 90
  • Winespectator 88
  • Decántalo 92
  • Parker 91
  • Peñin 90

Ratings for the vintages from D.O. Ribera del Duero

2017 Very good
2016 Very good
2015 Excellent
2014 Very good
2013 Good
2012 Very good
2011 Excellent
2010 Excellent
2009 Excellent
2008 Very good
2007 Very good
2006 Good
2005 Very good
2004 Excellent
2003 Very good
2002 Very good
2001 Very good
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Designation of Origin D.O. Ribera del Duero

Winery Neo

Ribera del Duero wine is one of the most prestigious wines in Spain. Red wines made with Tinto Fino variety grapes, with highly complex aromas, fine on the palate and with a great storage capacity. The wines of Ribera del Duero present a perfect balance between the vividness of the fruit and the refinement of the wood, which has led to them obtaining a well-deserved international acclaim.

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Imágenes y situación D.O. Ribera del Duero

It was in 1999 when Javier Wormwood, Jose Luis Simon and Julio Cesar Conde decided to launch the project that united them and excited for some time, make wine they liked. With minimal financial contribution by the three parties, and under the supervision of winemaker Isaac Frenández, rented a space in a warehouse, bought grapes and produced 6,000 bottles of the Neo 2000.
With an area of ​​some 10 hectares of Tempranillo or Tinta del Pais, taking care of all the processes both in the vineyard and the winery, produce powerful red wines with a strong personality that can not remain indifferent to whom the tasting and enjoy.
Since 2004 also produce other wines in OJ as Rueda, Toro, Bierzo, Rioja and Priorat.

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