Finca Torremilanos "Los Cantos" Ribera del Duero
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Organic

Finca Torremilanos "Los Cantos" Ribera del Duero - 2020

Item # 34607 750mL

A fresh and vibrant style of wine from the Ribera del Duero. This wine spends 16 months in French oak barrels. Delicious with pulled pork sandwiches.

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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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The art of aging wine is complex. Often a wine is over aged and may taste of wood or lose its primary fruit characteristics. This wine was aged extremely well. First, you find black fruit flavors on the palate, such as blackberry and plum. Then you get flavors of chocolate and a bit of tobacco as a finish. It's easy to drink, but it has complexity and layers to discover, and very smooth tannins. Thanks to the co-worker who introduced me to this wonderful wine.

- AFR

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