Red Wine Oak Aged.
Tinta de Toro
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Winery: Teso la Monja
Region: D.O. Toro
Grape Varieties: 100% Tinta de Toro.
Type: Red, oak aged.
Alcohol Volume: 14.50%
Serving Temperature: 14º - 15ª
Production: Made from a careful selection of the best 100% Tinta de Toro grapes sourced from their own vineyards with an age ranging from 15 – 65 years. Practising sustainable viticulture, respectful with the environment with a minimum intervention, using only organic fertilization. Hand harvested followed by a careful sorting of the grapes both in the vineyard and the cellar, yielding of 18 hls/ha. Vinification traditional, 100% de-stemmed, fermentation using selected yeast from their vineyard at controlled temperature of 25 – 27ºC. Spent 12 months in barrels, 30% new French oak and 70% one wine barrels.
Teso La Monja marks the beginning of a new era for the Eguren family in the D.O Toro, a land whom they fell in love with, seduced by its pre-phylloxera vines and deep roots vineyards. The Bodega elaborates wines which transmit not only the potential of the Tinta de Toro and the minerality of the soils but also the elegance, freshness and the finesse which are a trademark of all the Eguren family’s wines. The Bodega owns 90 ha of vineyards located in Valdefinjas, Toro y Villabuena del Puente, the average vine age is about 50 years old with some of the vineyard reaching 130 years. They practise sustainable viticulture, with a great respect for the nature and its surroundings, working with the plant’s cycles. More-over they employ only organic fertilizer and natural products. Their aim is to obtain wines of the highest purity possibly and maximum expression of terroir.
Tasting Notes: Displays forward and mature black fruits aromas combined with notes of liquorice, violets and cassis. Concentrated and structured, beautiful balance with excellent fruit, good minerality, well integrated oak with silky tannins. Smooth and rich finish.
Notes: Drinking very well now - 2027
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