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Numanthia Numanthia 2005

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"Opaque purple, it has a superb perfume of violets, mineral, wood smoke, blueberry, and blackberry. This leads to a firm, very structured wine with questionable balance. The finish is long but tannic... 92." WA 2/08.

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Numanthia:
The Numanthia estate is situated at Valdefinjas, a small village in the Zamora province. Numanthia was founded in 1998 by the Eguren familly, native of Rioja, in order to create the best wine of the Toro appellation.

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Snooth User: 97mjr
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0.00 5
03/04/2009

Juicy over oaked, vanilla finish. Unremarkable.


Snooth User: joshwoodward
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4.00 5
05/15/2009

Very tannic, acidic. Red cherry. Simple for the price. Try again in 20 years. $70


Snooth User: vardaman
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3.00 5
06/10/2008

Seems like it was in the 18 dollar range when I bought it. I thought it was Merlot-esque, not great but good. Plenty of body.


External Reviews for Numanthia Numanthia

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
02/18/2015

Worn leather, hickory and earth scents accent the deep fruit that Numanthia is known for. But it’s the polished mouthfeel and consistent delivery of flavor and texture on this ’05 that distinguishes it from so many big bombers from Toro. By the time it’s done you hardly feel the tannins on the finish, which lingers comfortably for minutes. Excellent wine to drink over the next six years.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

Worn leather, hickory and earth scents accent the deep fruit that Numanthia is known for. But itandrsquo;s the polished mouthfeel and consistent delivery of flavor and texture on this andrsquo;05 that distinguishes it from so many big bombers from Toro. By the time itandrsquo;s done you hardly feel the tannins on the finish, which lingers comfortably for minutes. Excellent wine to drink over the next six years.


External Review
04/09/2008

Produced from super low yields and boasting powerful concentration, Numanthia will not let you down. This wine comes from 70-100 year old Tinta Del Toro vines (the local name for Tempranillo) and exhibits flavors of bittersweet chocolate and earth. Drink now, or hold for decades to come.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Inky ruby. Ripe, smoky aromas of blackberry and boysenberry preserves and cherry pie, with complicating notes of licorice and dark chocolate. Broad and jammy on the palate, offering sweet dark berry flavors and a slow-building cocoa quality. Distinctly rich but in no way ungainly; in fact, this is surprisingly lively for its volume. Finishes supple and sweet, with a repeating licorice note and smoky mineral and spice qualities. This year's version is more energetic than the 2006.


External Review
04/08/2009

Deep ruby. A deep, youthfully brooding bouquet offers dark cherry, blackcurrant, incense and suave oak spices. Spicy cherry and dark berry flavors show an exotic anise quality and slow-building sweetness. This gently tannic, chewy, extremely persiste... Stephen Tanzer. A Tempranillo wine from Toro in Spain. 2005 Bodega Numanthia Termes Numanthia 750ml


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Numanthia is a new bodega in the rapidly emerging Toro region. The first vintage was 1998. Made entirely from Tinto Fino, the local version of Tempranillo, the wine embraces the international style, combining ripe fruit, long maceration for greater concentration and new oak. Coffee, blackberry and licorice aromas explode from the glass. On the palate, the wine is concentrated yet lively, with lavish oak, rich tannins and ripe, concentrated fruit. A bombshell, yet balanced and clean. Best after 2004.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Chocolate and tar notes frame plum and cherry fruit in this juicy red. Bright acidity balances light, firm tannins, giving this fine structure and balance. Drink now through 2013.


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"Opaque purple, it has a superb perfume of violets, mineral, wood smoke, blueberry, and blackberry. This leads to a firm, very structured wine with questionable balance. The finish is long but tannic... 92." WA 2/08.

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