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Characteristics of San Román
San Román is a red wine from Toro produced by Bodegas Maurodos.
Leading this winery is Mariano García, a winemaker known for producing Mauro together with the prestigious Vega Sicilia winery, where he was also responsible for the development of 30 legendary vintages of their wines.
San Román is a varietal Tinta de Toro, a typical variety from Toro. The grapes come from different vineyards planted with old vines 45 years old at an altitude of 750 metres above sea level, with stony and sandy-clay soils.
The climate is an extreme and continental with very little rain, lots of sunshine and strong thermal contrasts between day and night, which favours the correct ripening of the grapes. Each plot is vinified separately.
San Román spends 24 months aging in barrels of French and American oak that are renewed by 20% with each vintage.
San Román is a deep, powerful and elegant Toro wine. A wine with a long history of aging in bottle.
Serve at 16ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Roasts, Game animals, Roasted lamb, Game stew, Game birds, Goat cheese, Roasted red meats
SightA nice dark cherry colour. Abundant tear.NoseA very fragrant and expressive wine. Aromas of red fruits with black fruit, cinnamon, snuff and memories of toasted wood.Taste
SightPretty dark picota cherry color with violet reflections. A high robe, clean and bright with a wide, large and slow tear.NoseA red wine with an expressive and intense nose in which ripe red fruit aromas are detected. Little by little, as it opens it gives off blue and violet flower notes. The fruit gets darker and is accompanied by a wide range of spiced and toasted aromas. A background of mineral notes that gradually gain intensity. A rich nose that is full of nuances.TasteA powerful attack followed by a tame finish. A significant amount of fleshy, juicy fruit with highly integrated and well defined acidity as well as ripe and succulent tannins. A long and persistent finish. An enjoyable wine.
SightBeautiful dark cherry colour with violet reflections. Clean and bright, high robe wine with beautiful thick and dense slow-falling tears.NoseIt is a red wine with expressive and intense nasal aromas in which the notes of ripe red fruit are noticed at the beginning. As it opens up, some notes of blue and violet flowers are noticed and the notes of fruit are gradually turned into black fruit aromas. A wide range of spicy and toasted aromas are also noticed. Some mineral notes are noticed in the background which gradually gain in intensity. A rich nose, plenty of nuances.TasteIn the mouth, this red wine shows a powerful attack and becomes increasingly polished in the mid palate. It has a high load of juicy and fleshy notes of fruit, a very integrated and crispy acidity and a ripe and succulent tannic sensation. Very long and persistent finish. An enjoyable wine.
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SightCherry colour with purple reflections. Good robe. Abundant and slow tear.NoseGood aromatic intensity. Many notes of red fruit (with some subtle hints of liqueur) that come along with soft creamy touches and herbal and minerals nuances.TasteLarge, concentrated and meaty are the three adjectives that define San Román 2007. Tasty, dense and velvety palate. Good presence of fruit. Fine tannins. Deep wine. Long trajectory in the mouth. Very long and very persistent finish.
SightIntense cherry colour with burgundy trims. High layer. Clean wine with a dense and abundant tear.NoseIntense, powerful and deep aromas. From the beginning, the notes of ripe black fruit are dominant on a very mineral background with hints of chocolate, coffee and snuff with some touches of cream and toasted.TasteFresh, intense and elegant. Wide and full attack. Tasty mid palate with a dense and silky texture, good presence of fruits and fine notes provided by the oak. Polished ripe tannins. Very intense and expressive wine with a long and very persistent finish with a mineral aftertaste.
SightCherry color very intense.NoseDeep nose and concentrated, pronounced fruity notes of fine aging.TasteJuicy and balanced, surprising freshness of its tannins and long in the mouth.
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.
Maurodos is probably one of the first wine projects that showed the extraordinary potential of the vineyards and wines of Toro. Maurodos, popularly known by its brand San Román, the name of its most emblematic wine, carries the signature of Mariano García, one of the most respected oenologists in Spain. He worked thirty years as the technical head of Vega Sicilia, before he started his own projects: the first one in Ribera del Duero with Bodegas Mauro in 1980, and a few years later, in 1997, in Toro, with Maurodos, where he has 100 hectares of vineyard, planted mostly with the variety Tinta de Toro and Grenache.