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Teso La Monja Almirez 2013

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Teso La Monja Almirez 2013 750ML            
Sku: 59987

Teso La Monja ushers in a new era of the Eguren family in the DO Toro, a land of which we fell in love by the capacity of the old pre-phylloxera vines Toresanas to give birth to unique wines.

Teso La Monja was founded in 2007, and her elaborate Romanesque, Mortar, Victorino, Alabaster and Teso La Monja, our project takes more care than the name of the winery. Wines that convey the potential of Tinta de Toro with elegance, finesse and freshness, shared by all wines from the Eguren family attributes.

Tasting notes
Deep, vivid ruby. Very pretty, focused aromas of raspberry, rose, minerals and Asian spices. Sweet red and dark berry flavors are complicated by graphite and candied floral qualities reminiscent of pinot noir. The finish features smoky minerals and leaves behind sweet red fruits. This lively wine is balanced to reward aging but tastes great now as well.

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"Even more powerful and rich is the 2013 Almirez, an opaque purple wine made from 100% Tinta de Toro from vineyards planted at 2,300 feet (the highest in all of Toro). The wine has a fabulous opaque purple color, notes of blackberry, blueberry and cassis, licorice, graphite and truffle. Deep, rich, full-bodied and powerful with moderate tannin, this wine was aged 12 months in about 30% new French oak. Drink it over the next decade." The Wine Advocate, 92 Points

"Loads of dark fruits such as blueberry and blackberry plus citrus undertones. Floral too. Full to medium body plus chewy and angular tannins that give a pretty texture and freshness. Drink or hold." James Suckling, 92 Points

"This lively red delivers bright flavors of tart cherry, cranberry, licorice and smoke, in a lean texture supported by firm tannins and racy acidity. Drink now through 2021." The Wine Spectator, 91 Points

"Opaque ruby. Highly perfumed aromas of ripe dark berries, candied rose and allspice, plus a subtle vanilla nuance. Juicy and focused on the palate, with sappy blackberry and cherry flavors picking up a smoky nuance on the back half. At once rich and lively, this wine finishes with excellent clarity and gentle firming tannins." Antonio Galloni, 91 Points


Country: Spain
Region: Castilla Y Leon
Sub-Region: Toro
Grape Varietal: Tempranillo
Type: Still wine
 
Our Price $19.99
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Case Price $239.88
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