Bodegas Teso La Monja Almirez Toro / 2012 / 750mL

Category: Wine
Sub-Category: Red wine

If you are a Temperanillo lover then this is at the top of it's game - absolutely delicious!

Tasting Notes:

A full bodied dense purple coloured wine with aromas of dark fruits and blackberries, cassis, liquorice, camphor and herbaceous notes.

The palate is full-bodied and lavish, concealing of its French oak aging, with velvety tannins combined with a long finish.

Grape Varieties:

100% Tint de Toro (Tempranillo)

Soil:

Sandy top soil with a very low content of organic compounds, the old vines grows their roots to a meter deep soil where the soil has more clay. No use of herbicides or chemical products.

Vinifications:

Traditional method, 100% de-stemmed, with light pump-overs during fermentation of 8 days with 2 pumpovers daily at 26º - 28ºC.

Extended maceration on skins for 14 days with light pump-overs.

Malolactic fermentation in barrel, 30% new French oak followed by 12 months aging in French oak.

Age of the barrels: 30% new French oak, 70% '1-wine' barrels.