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Spanish Wine - Wines of Ribera del Duero
Ribera del Duero is home to some of Spain's most stylish red wines of the moment. Quality producers to look for include Vega Sicilia, Bodegas Pesquera, Bodegas Ismael Arroyo, and Dominio de Pingus.

Spanish Wine - Wines of Ribera del Duero
Vega Sicilia's flagship wine, Único, is widely regarded as one of the best wines from Spain today. Único is released after ten years aging in oak and bottle, and it is a wine made only in the very best years. It is mainly Tinto Fino— Ribera del Duero's local variety of Tempranillo— with smaller proportions of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Malbec.

Spanish Wine - Wines of Ribera del Duero
Vega Sicilia was the first winery in the region to earn international recognition for its outstanding wines. Now, some of the better wineries of this region are following suit and making wine from Tinto Fino blended with the international varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Malbec.

Spanish Wine - Wines of Ribera del Duero
Domino de Pingus in the Ribera del Duero and Quinta Sardonia just outside of the region in Sardon del Duero both produce organic wines.

Spanish Wine - Wines of Ribera del Duero
The region of Ribera del Duero does make white wine but it's rarely exported.

Spanish Wine - Wines of Ribera del Duero
Best recent vintages include 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003.

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