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Elías Mora Reserva

Elías Mora Reserva
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A powerful wine, with structure and balance

Elías Mora Reserva
Red wine Aged in wood. 24 months in French oak barrels.
Variety: Tinta de Toro
Designation of Origin: D.O. Toro
Production area: Castilla y León
Winery: Elias Mora
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 14.5%
Red wine Aged in wood. 24 months in French oak barrels.
Variety: Tinta de Toro
D.O. Toro (Castilla y León)
Winery: Elias Mora
Volume: 75 cl.
Alcohol: 14.5%
Fruity
Spicy
Young
Barrel
Light
Body

Characteristics of Elías Mora Reserva

Elías Mora Reserva is a red wine produced by Bodegas Elías Mora in San Román de Hornija, D.O. Toro.

 

Bodegas Elías Mora is a winery that was founded in 2000 by two Victorias (Victoria Benavides and Victoria Pariente) who chose to make high-quality wines since the very beginning in D.O. Toro. Currently, the winery is directed by Victoria Benavides, one of the most notorious women in the Spanish wine scene.

The vineyards of the winery Bodegas Elías Mora (the name of the former owner of these vineyards), located amidst the Duero and the Hornija rivers, planted on calcareous soils with surface gravel and poor in organic matter, are cultivated in a traditional way, with low yields. These vineyards are planted with pre-phylloxera Tinta de Toro vines. Therefore, they have not been grafted.

All of this allows Bodegas Elías Mora to make wines with the utmost quality, from local vineyards that show all the character and the tradition of a historic wine area in Spain.

 

Elías Mora Reserva is a wine made with Tinta de Toro from the winery’s own vineyards, located at around 800 metres of altitude.

After a manual harvest in 20-kg boxes, with selection of the grapes in the vineyard and the winery, they go through a pre-fermentation maceration for 3 days. For the fermentation, there is a seeding with selected yeasts, and a fermentation in stainless steel deposits. Once the malolactic fermentation has ended in these deposits, it is aged for 24 months in French oak barrels.

 

Elías Mora Reserva is a powerful wine, with structure and balance. Intense on the nose, with aromas of ripe black fruit that stand out, toasted and undergrowth notes on a very elegant mineral background. In the mouth, it is round, with volume and great expression. Only 1000 bottles of this gem are produced.

Serve at 16.0ºC
Contains sulphites
We recommend decanting before consumption
Pairing
Game animals, Poultry, Grilled red meats, Beef

Tasting notes Elías Mora Reserva

The 2013 vintage, rated as a very good one, began in a complicated way. In the early spring, in April and May, temperatures were low and there were heavy rains, significantly delaying the start of the growth cycle. This resulted in late flowering and therefore later ripening. Before the harvest, there was a considerable amount of rain, which produced an interspersed harvest.After a cold and rainy year, the profile of the wines they have produced are less concentrated than usual. Fresher and with a good acidity.

Ratings

  • Peñin 92
  • Peñin 93

Ratings for the vintages from D.O. Toro

2016 Excellent
2015 Very good
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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Designation of Origin D.O. Toro

Winery Elias Mora

In Toro, the red wines are mainly made with the Tinta de Toro grape variety, planted on soils of fluvial origin by the influence of the Duero River and its tributaries, grown on poor, sandy and dry soils the further away you move from the river. Toro offers powerful wines, well bodied, flavourful, complex, and tannic. Although on a smaller scale, the region also produces white wines using the Verdejo and Malvasía varieties. Since the ´80’s, Toro has experienced a revival in its wines, thanks to a new generation of highly skilled winemakers and the installation of many big names in the region, such as Pintia, a winery belonging to the Vega Sicília group, or Teso la Monja, part of Sierra Cantabria.

Other wines from D.O. Toro

  • Victorino 2018

    Red wine Crianza Respectful agriculture. 18 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Teso la Monja. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • Numanthia 2015

    Red wine Crianza. 18 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Numanthia. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • Pintia 2015

    Red wine Reserva. 13 months in French and American oak barrels. Winery: Pintia. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

    • Parker 94
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  • El Titan del Bendito 2017

    Red wine Aged in wood. 20 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Dominio del Bendito. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • San Román Magnum 2017

    Red wine Crianza. 24 months in French and American oak barrels. Winery: Maurodos. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • La Mula de la Quietud 2016

    Red wine Reserva Organic. 24 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Quinta de la Quietud. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • Cartago Paraje del Pozo 2015

    Red wine Aged in wood. 36 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Maurodos. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

    • Parker 94-95
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  • Victorino Magnum 2018

    Red wine Crianza Respectful agriculture. 18 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Teso la Monja. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • Pintia Magnum 2015

    Red wine Reserva. 13 months in French and American oak barrels. Winery: Pintia. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • Alabaster 2017

    Red wine Crianza Respectful agriculture. 18 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Teso la Monja. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

    • Decántalo 95
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Imágenes y situación D.O. Toro

Situated between the rivers Douro and Hornija, vineyards are built on soils with plenty of gravel in surface, deep brown limestone and poor in organic matter. The extreme continental climate, low rainfall and altitude modulate the quality of the grape, Tinta de Toro, perfectly tailored, after over 600 years established in the area.

Other wines from the winery Elias Mora

  • Viñas Elias Mora 2018

    Red wine Aged in wood. 6 months in American oak barrels. Winery: Elias Mora. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • Elías Mora Crianza 2016

    Red wine Crianza. 12 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Elias Mora. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

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  • Gran Elías Mora 2013

    Red wine Aged in wood. 17 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Elias Mora. D.O. Toro. (Castilla y León) Variety: Tinta de Toro

    • Parker 90
    • Peñin 93
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