Prieto Picudo 'Calandria', Bodegas Belote 2016
This estate was created in 2012 by Alberto Viejo to revive a cellar that first made wine in 1947. There are just 2.5 hectares of vineyards, in Mayorga de Campos in the south-east of Tierra de Leon. The unusual and versatile variety Prieto Picudo (native to Castilla y Leon and scarcely grown anywhere else) is the star here, full of dark damson and cherry fruit with notes of black olive, licorice and cloves, and lively refreshing acidity.
Tierra de Leon, Spain