Alabaster
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REGION

TORO

VARIETY

100 % Tinta de Toro, pre-phylloxera (own-rooted Vitis vinifera) and autochthonous.​

VARIETY

Proprietary vineyards situated in Valmediano, La Jara, and Marinacea. 11.5 Hcts. Headtrained in goblet. Average age: more than one hundred years old. Altitude: 800 - 900 m. Environmental integrated agriculture cultivation. Organic fertilization.​

ELABORATION

De-stemmed by hand with a rigorous selection of every grape, berry per berry. Fermented in open wooden vats. Traditional foot press with light pump-overs. Malolactic in new French oak. The wine is submitted to aging of 18 months in a new Bordelaise barrel of French oak.

ALCOHOL CONTENT

14.5% vol.
 

COLOR

Dark cherry red

TASTING NOTES

Dense purple. Dark fruit, Asian spices, and licorice with a background of flowers. Lush, textured fruit, juicy acidity. Well-balanced, powerful yet complex, long finish, and persistance.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

Ideally between 16-17° C

 

CULINARY

All kinds of dishes with strong, intense flavor, game, dark meats, stews, grilled meats, cheeses, etc.