- Region Spain
- Wine Style Fresh Spicy Reds
- Wine Type Red
- Grapes Tempranillo
Delicious Tempranillo, so easy to drink you’ll be back for a case in no time! Rich and intense, but soft and approachable at the same time, it’s a fruit bomb in the best sense. Notes of strawberry, ripe raspberry and currants are balanced by a zippy acidity and medium tannins. It’d be perfect served alongside a simple chorizo pasta, laced with red pepper and tomato, or with a platter of hard cheeses and peppery crackers. Drink now and into 2024.
92 Points, Silver, IWC 2021
17/20, Wine Central Tasting Panel
Brimming with tradition, Toro D.O. is an exciting wine region nestled in the heart of Castile and León, in the northern Spanish province of Zamora. This D.O. is next door to Rueda’s territory, and not far from Ribera del Duero and Rioja’s. It is one of Spain’s best kept secrets. Its wines inherit a long history, dating back to Roman settlements. In the middle ages, the wines enjoyed Royal privileges that allowed them to be exclusively sold in towns and cities. Even Christopher Columbus is said to have taken the wines of Toro on his expeditions to America. Toro qualified for the Denominación de Origen status in 1987. With its ancient vines, it is certainly one of Spain ́s most promising regions for the production of red wines of impressive quality.
The grapes are carefully selected and lightly crushed and cooled to allow for a period of maceration where the juice and the skins are in contact. The grapes are carefully selected and the must undergoes a maceration process that includes skin contact before the actual fermentation at 22-24 ° C. A process of micro-oxygenation yields maximum fruitiness and polished pleasing tannins in the finished wine.
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Shipping & Returns
- Pricing For 1-12 bottles, shipping is $6.99 for Auckland, $7.99 for the North Island and $10.99 for the South Island. For 13 or more bottles, shipping is $9.99 for Auckland, $14.99 for the North Island and $17.99 for the South Island.
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