Alabaster

Alabaster
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Alabaster
Non certified organic
Red wine Crianza. 18 months in French oak barrels.

Available vintages of Alabaster

  • Alabaster 2013
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    • Peñin 97
  • Alabaster 2013
    • Peñin: 97
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  • Alabaster Magnum 2014
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Characteristics of Alabaster

Alabaster is a great wine from Toro, produced by the Eguren family. It is elegant and delicate as the alabaster after which it is named to pay tribute to the pots in which Egyptians and Greeks used to keep their best perfumes and scents.
Alabaster is made of Tinta de Toro grapes from very old vines, pre-phylloxera, with a very low yield. A sustainable agriculture is applied, using natural fertilisers and without weed-killers or pesticides. The grape harvest is conducted in a handicraft way and the grapes are carefully selected. When the grapes arrive to the winery, the grapes are selected grain by grain and are manually destemmed. The grapes are traditionally treaded and are fermented in open vats with smooth pumpings.
Both the fermentation and the ageing take place in French oak barrels where the wine stays for 18 months. It is recommended decanting this wine at least 4-6 hours before serving it. Huge ageing capacity.
A red wine difficult to forget. It is made to be slowly enjoyed in good company.
Alcohol: 14.5%
Serve at 17ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Pairing
Large game, Game animals, Roasted red meats, Game stew, Alone

Tasting notes Alabaster

Sight Intense, dark and deep cherry colour. Clean and bright wine with elegant slow-falling tears. Nose Intense, concentrated aromas, with a huge load of pleasant notes of fruit, with lots of ripe black fruit, almost jam, mixed with intense creamy and milky aromas, elegant notes of wood and great mineral touches. In the background, light floral aromas. Taste Powerful, strong, elegant and serious wine, with a lot of volume and a great body. It has a silky texture and a long, very tasty, meaty mid palate, full of notes of black fruit jam in all its nuances. It shows and excellent acidity and nice tannins that need some time to finish polishing. Very long and very persistent finish.
Sight Intense, dark and deep cherry colour. Clean and bright wine with elegant slow-falling tears. Nose Intense, concentrated aromas, with a huge load of pleasant notes of fruit, with lots of ripe black fruit, almost jam, mixed with intense creamy and milky aromas, elegant notes of wood and great mineral touches. In the background, light floral aromas. Taste Powerful, strong, elegant and serious wine, with a lot of volume and a great body. It has a silky texture and a long, very tasty, meaty mid palate, full of notes of black fruit jam in all its nuances. It shows and excellent acidity and nice tannins that need some time to finish polishing. Very long and very persistent finish. A great unforgettable wine to be enjoyed slowly.

Ratings

  • Decántalo 96
  • Peñin 97
  • Parker 95
  • Peñin 96
  • Decántalo 97
  • Parker 95
  • Peñin 95
  • Winespectator 93
  • Proensa 99
  • Decántalo 94
  • Parker 94
  • Peñin 95
  • Winespectator 95
  • Proensa 99

Ratings for the vintages from the D.O. Toro

2014 Very good
2013 Very good
2012 Very good
2011 Excellent
2010 Excellent
2009 Excellent
2008 Excellent
2007 Very good
2006 Very good
2005 Excellent
2004 Excellent
2003 Excellent
2002 Very good
2001 Excellent
2000 Very good
1999 Excellent
1998 Very good
1997 Good
1996 Very good
1995 Very good
1994 Good
1993 Good
1992 Good
1991 Good
1990 Good
1989 Excellent
1988 Very good
1987 Good
1986 Very good
1985 Very good

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D.O. Toro

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D.O. Toro is a Denomination of Origin that is situated in the north west of Spain, along the River Duero and its tributaries. From the beginning the Tinta de Toro variety has produced great red wine that is full of flavour and complexity: powerful and full bodied with great tannins.

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    Red wine Barrel Non certified organic. 6 months in French oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Teso la Monja. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Numanthia 2012

    Red wine Crianza. 18 months in French oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Numanthia. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Red wine Crianza. 12 months in French and American oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Vetus. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Vetus 2011

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    Aponte 2006

    Red wine Gran Reserva. 20 months in French oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Frontaura. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Villachica Crianza 2012

    Red wine Crianza. 12 months in French and American oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Villachica. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Red wine Crianza. 14 months in French and American oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Pintia. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

    • Decántalo 96
    • Parker 95
    • Peñin 96
    • Proensa 98
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    Pintia 2008

    Red wine Crianza. 14 months in French and American oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Pintia. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Red wine Barrel. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Quinta de la Quietud. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Corral de Campanas 2014

    Red wine Barrel. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Quinta de la Quietud. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Red wine Barrel. 14 months in French and American oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Maurodos. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Garnacha Tinta and Tinta de Toro.

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    Prima 2014

    Red wine Barrel. 14 months in French and American oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Maurodos. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Garnacha Tinta and Tinta de Toro.

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  • Abracadabra 2013

    Red wine Barrel Non certified organic. 12 months in French oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Divina Proporción. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Abracadabra 2013

    Red wine Barrel Non certified organic. 12 months in French oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Divina Proporción. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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  • Gago 2013

    Red wine Crianza. 14 months in French oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Telmo Rodríguez. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Gago 2013

    Red wine Crianza. 14 months in French oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Telmo Rodríguez. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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  • Aciano 2015

    Red wine Barrel Organic. 12 months in French oak barrels used. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Alvar de Dios Hernandez. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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    Aciano 2015

    Red wine Barrel Organic. 12 months in French oak barrels used. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Alvar de Dios Hernandez. Production area: Toro. Grapes used in this wine: Tinta de Toro.

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