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Torres Grand Coronas 2001

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Description The best Garnacha, Cariñena and Syrah grapes that produce Gran Sangre de Toro are grown in a region famous since the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus for producing the finest Mediterranean wines. Wine and Food This wine goes well with stuffed peppers, game, and meat dishes with spicy or sweet and sour sauces. Tasting Notes All the exuberant aroma traditionally found in an intense, ripe red wine, with a sensual background of fine spices in good balance with perfumed notes reminiscent of blackberries. Full, long finish on the palate.

Region: Spain » Catalunya

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  • 2001

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Color: Red
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Torres:
  Torres is one of the world’s most recognizable brands of Spanish wine and is 100% family owned. The company was founded by Jaime and Miguel Torres in 1870, and is now overseen by 4th generation wine producer Miguel Angel Torres. The headquarters of the winery is in Vilafranca del Penèdes in Catalonia, although the family controls several wineries throughout Spain as w... Read more
  Torres is one of the world’s most recognizable brands of Spanish wine and is 100% family owned. The company was founded by Jaime and Miguel Torres in 1870, and is now overseen by 4th generation wine producer Miguel Angel Torres. The headquarters of the winery is in Vilafranca del Penèdes in Catalonia, although the family controls several wineries throughout Spain as well as Chile and California. The wines range from entry level premiums, such as Sangre de Toro (the one with the little bull charm on its neck), to quality-driven mid and higher priced ranges, as well as dessert wines and brandies.    A large percentage of the Torres vineyards are organic and sustainable, with efforts to increase those numbers. They also contribute to wildlife conservation efforts with a fund to protect the Bonelli's Eagle in Catalonia and the Condor in Chile.  Read less

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Snooth User: lundeee
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4.50 5
02/04/2009

One of the best reds for me this far. I drunk it fall 2008, so it was matured in my friends cellar for a few years. That really was worth of waiting. Really inexpensive, but a really great wine if you want to give her a bit time to mature in peace. And especially this vintage was great in my opinion.



Description The best Garnacha, Cariñena and Syrah grapes that produce Gran Sangre de Toro are grown in a region famous since the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus for producing the finest Mediterranean wines. Wine and Food This wine goes well with stuffed peppers, game, and meat dishes with spicy or sweet and sour sauces. Tasting Notes All the exuberant aroma traditionally found in an intense, ripe red wine, with a sensual background of fine spices in good balance with perfumed notes reminiscent of blackberries. Full, long finish on the palate.

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