Soto de Torres Ibericos Tempranillo 2006
Very nice fragrant nose; black cherry, almost clove. Fills the nose. Mid weight palate, nice black cherry. Interesting, there is an oaty-ness - Frosted Flakes cereal. Medium sweet finish. Needed a good hour to open up fully.Add winemaker's notes
Very nice fragrant nose; black cherry, almost clove. Fills the nose. Mid weight palate, nice black cherry. Interesting, there is an oaty-ness - Frosted Flakes cereal. Medium sweet finish. Needed a good hour to open up fully.
Until now I can still remember the taste of Mas La Plana 2003. Torres is one of my favor winery in Spain. Tempranillo is the main grape used in Rioja & "Crianza" is a wine aged for at least one year in oak. In Rioja, the 2006 vintage was cooler than the riper 2005 and 2004 vintage, and many wineries took advantage to produce wine with bright, fresh character. This wine is in bright purple red color. It performs stainless steel, light earthy & spicy notes at the beginning. Having opened for 30 minutes, it was full mouth of ripe and fresh fruit. Balance and lively, with luscious Black berry and black cherry fruit supported by underlying tannins and gentle acidity. Peel of citrus fruit, plum and red bean shines through the finish. A fine companion for food. Drink now - 2012.
Three and a half glasses
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