Plum, blackberry and fig flavors are ripe and rich in this dense red. Mocha, licorice and mineral notes add interest. The tannins are polished and well-integrated, and there's enough acidity to keep this lively. Plush and powerful, in the modern style.
93 points from Wine Spectator.
Winery: Carlos Moro.
Grape: 100% Tinta de Toro, a Spanish grape variety grown in the region of Toro (Zamora). The wines are appreciated by their quality, balance, mild acidity, intense ruby color, and delicate aromas of berries.
Color: Intense purple tones, with soft cardinal edging, covered layer, clean and bright.
Aroma: Very intense and complex, with bright aromas of ripe black fruit; Acid blackberry and blueberry jam with balsamic elegant lavender, balanced with tertiary aromas from the barrel aging, highlighting spicy clove and black pepper, fine chocolate, roasted and licorice stick.
Palate: Live sweet tannins skeleton, balanced with elegant alcoholic warmth. Remain the same aromas existing on the nose, repeating an excellent complex with harmonious, persistent, warm and silky long finish.
Pairing: Ideal with roasted meats, cheeses, game, lamb, grilled meats, pâté or foie gras, braised meats, regional cuisine, red meat, ham and sausages.
Production: It is made in Valdefinjas, from the grape comes from the Finca Valmediano, planted in glass in 1930, on a poor sandy soils located in the basin of the Duero River, 650 meters above the level of the sea with a marked continental climate and great thermal oscillation.
Temperature: Drink at 61°F-64°F.