APPELLATION: Toro DO.
VINIFICATION: Made with 100% Tempranillo. Hand harvested. Fermented 24 days at a controlled temperature in an inox tank of 22.500L. Malolactic fermentation during 2 months in tank. Natural decantation followed by an additional stay of 3 months.
Aged 6 months in French oak barrels and 6 months in bottle.
TASTING NOTES: Brilliant ruby with some interesting opaque purple lines. Smoky blue fruits and cherry compote aromas pick up a peppery nuance with air, along with vanilla and woodsmoke.
Fleshy, spicy and and seamless offering sweet, concentrated black and blue fruit flavors and a touch of licorize and lavender very typical from these lands.
FOOD PAIRING: It is delicious for pairing with Beef Pot Roast with Creamy Gravy, Pork Tenderloin, Veal Breast with Dill Sauce, Lamb Stew with spring onions, Iberic Jamon, grilled Salmon
90 Points by Robert Parker, Wine Advocate; Vintage 2016.