Miguel Torres Ribera del Duero Celeste Crianza 2005
The Torres family surname has been linked with wine for more than three centuries, during which time our ancestors have worked vineyards in Penedès, a land with a millenarian tradition of wine. Our family has been dedicated to working the land, passing on their commitment from generation to generation.
The Miguel Torres Celeste Crianza Ribera del Duero 2005 brings strong fragrances of ripe blackberries, currant and spices on the nose, I can also smells hints of anise but they are not very pronounced. Tastes deliciously fruity, finishing dry, and with strong tannins.
Very refined medium body red. It had a pleasant oaky nose and very smooth finish of medium length. I was pleasantly supprised by this bottle and bought more shortly after trying it.
Rich, dark blackberry and cassis nose. Smooth, but evident tannins. Good concentration and length. Drink from 2009. (15.57 points)
Full bodied with nice fruit.
Did not cellar well. Musty and uninviting.
Deep deep red color, almost black/purple. I smell stewed peaches and musky chemical smell (though not in a bad way, per se). HIgh alcohol and medium tannins.
External Reviews for Miguel Torres Ribera del Duero Celeste Crianza
Miguel Torres Celeste Tempranillo 2005: empf. Trinktemperatur 16-18°C, Dekantier-Empfehlung (2 Std. vorher belüften), lagerfähig 7 - 10 Jahre ab Jahrgang, in Barriques gereift (12 Monate)Jahrgang: 2005Inhalt: 0,75Region: Ribera del DueroWeingut: Miguel TorresRebsorte: 100% Tempranillo Restzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: 14,5 % Rotwein
I was shown the 2005 Celeste (the first vintage for this wine) which is exhibiting lightly roasted black fruits, Asian spices, floral notes, and blackberry. The 2005 vintage is yielding long-lived wines and the Celeste appears to be still evolving. 9... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Tempranillo wine from Ribera Del Duero in Spain. 2005 Torres Celeste Crianza 750ml
An expressive nose of spice, pepper and charred wood.The rich body has plenty of acidity to match with all the classic dishes, it can handle the spice. The long finish has some drying tannins, all the better for the table. David Derby. A Tempranillo wine from Ribera Del Duero in Spain. 2005 Torres Celeste Crianza 750ml
Food Pairings for Miguel Torres Ribera del Duero Celeste Crianza
Intense blackberry colour. Spicy and intense nose, with liquorice and black pepper hints on a base of well ripened fruits (blackberry and cherry). On the palate, very fruity at first with ripened tannins, also persistent and full bodied.
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