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Characteristics of Tares P3
Tares P3 is a red wine made by Dominio de Tares.
This great Bierzo wine is made with Mencía grapes from a small plot of land, very unique, with soils rich in pebbles and 100 year old vines with very low yields, but with very high quality grapes. Manual harvest. The grapes are selected in the vineyard and then at the winery. The wine ferments in American oak barrels where it stays for three months on its lees before going into new French oak barrels where it ages for 17 months. Production limited to only 4000 bottles. It is recommended decanting this wine an hour before serving. This red wine is suitable for ageing. A pure expression of the Mencía grapes and the region's terroir.
Serve at 16ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Small game, Iberian ham, Stew, Roasted red meats, Game stew, Beef, Cold meat
SightDeep cherry colour with burgundy edges. Bright, high-robe. Dense, slow-falling tears show on the glass.NoseIntense, complex and elegant. Before swirling the glass, lots of mineral aromas are felt, along with earthy notes and the primary fruity aromas. Upon swirling the cup, this wine bursts with fleshy black fruit aromas, mixed with spices, floral aromas, fine toasted notes and lots of notes of tobacco, leather and liquorice. Intense balsamic background.TasteVery wide attack, giving way to a very structured wine, with lots of body. The fleshy, creamy palate surrounds jammy fruit and spices. Excellent acidity. Very integrated, somewhat sweet tannins. Big finish, long and very persistent.
A very elegant wine.
SightDeep red cherry colour with burgundy edges. Bright wine with a high layer and dense slow-falling tears.NoseIntense, complex and elegant aromas. Before swirling the glass a good minerality is noticed along with notes of earth and the first aromas of fruit. After swirling the wine, an explossion of fleshy notes of black fruit appear along with abundant spicy notes, mellow floral aromas, elegant toasted hints and lots of aromas of tobacco, cocoa and liquorice. Its intense balsamic background gradually wraps the set.TasteVery wide attack which leads to a very structured, full bodied and fleshy wine with an embracing mid palate and nice creamy aromas which wrap the notes of rather stewed fruit and spices. Excellent acidity. Integrated and slightly mellow tannins. Great, long and very persistent finish.
A very elegant wine.
SightPillory red teardrop dense and purple trim. Almost opaque.NoseNose opens its aromatic palette with powder and marked aroma aromas minerals (graphite, slate, coal, ..) leading to a marked accent floral (violet) and fresh wild berries on a delicately earthy mineral railway extracted touches of thin wood assembled with the other flavors, leaving a very incipient perception of creaminess. Final Cut balsamic nose with mint and spearmint leave on bunches of aromatic woods mountain (thyme, lentiscus) and notes of fruit liqueur. TasteIn the mouth the wine is structured body formed with sweet tannin, good acidity and ripe fruit. Posgusto with notes of mint, liquorice and cocoa, which also appear in shades retronasal route.
Bierzo wine is on the rise. It is a region defined by its small scale work, with plots scattered around, very old vines, artisan work of the small scale wineries, and the character of their principal variety, the Mencía grape, which produces fresh, fruity and delicious wines. Although the region is well known mostly for its red wines, it also produces white and rosé wines. If the red wines here are defined by the Mencía variety, then the white wines here are defined by the Godello. Godello grape has great aromatic potential, as well as an excellent balance between alcohol and acidity. Despite the great potential of El Bierzo, its rise in the wine world would not have been possible without two people: Raúl Pérez and Ricardo Pérez. Two great winemakers who in little time have been able to produce critically acclaimed wines from the Bierzo region.
Dominio de Tares was a winery that entered the new national wine scene in the first years of this century, as it is a distinct reference of the modern Bierzo wines. Pioneer in the production of quality reds in El Bierzo, its Dominio de Tares Cepas Viejas was the wine that best identified the singularity of the Mencía variety. From its first harvest, it placed D.O. Bierzo on the map of emerging areas with quality wines.