2018 Bodegas Ponce Pino

Bobal - 750ML
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WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2020

(95+ points) The objective for the single-vineyard 2018 Pino is to show a more serious and precise profile with aging potential. The soil for the one hectare of 40-year-old vines planted at 800 meters in altitude is rich...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, January 2022

A rich red with blackberry, dark-chocolate and walnut character. It’s full-bodied, layered and chewy. Needs bottle time to soften. Try after 2022.


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bobal
Country Spain
Region Manchuela
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to the exceptional 2018 Bodegas Ponce Pino. Hailing from the picturesque region of Manchuela in Spain, this red wine is a true masterpiece crafted by the esteemed Bodegas Ponce.

In the glass, the Pino displays a mesmerizing deep red hue, enticing your senses from the very first glance. The nose is a symphony of aromas, dominated by luscious blackberry notes that intertwine with hints of dark chocolate and a subtle touch of walnut. This aromatic combination promises a sensory experience that is both opulent and indulgent.

On the palate, the Pino reveals its full-bodied nature, accompanied by a tantalizing layered texture that coats the mouth in pure delight. The chewy tannins add a pleasing structure, showcasing the wine's potential for aging. Although enjoyable now, it is recommended to exercise patience and allow this gem to soften and evolve further with bottle aging. The esteemed wine critic James Suckling suggests savoring this beauty after 2022, assuring us that the wait will be rewarded.

Renowned publication Robert Parker's Wine Advocate echoes this sentiment, awarding the 2018 Pino an impressive score of 95 points. They describe this single-vineyard wine as a more serious and precise expression of Bobal, the varietal that forms the wine's foundation. Grown in vineyards planted at an altitude of 800 meters, the limestone-rich soil imparts a refreshing quality and contributes to the wine's remarkable freshness.

With only 2,000 bottles produced, this limited-edition wine is a true testament to the dedication and passion of Bodegas Ponce. The winery's commitment to showcasing the intensity and character of Bobal on limestone soils is evident in every sip of this exceptional wine.

In conclusion, the 2018 Bodegas Ponce Pino is a wine that demands attention and admiration. It is a wine that captivates with its rich flavors, seduces with its complex aromas, and promises an unforgettable journey for the discerning palate. Embark on this wine adventure and savor the magic of Bodegas Ponce.