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Characteristics of Tomás Esteban
Tomás Esteban 2005 is a Tinta del país single-varietal, a variety native to the D.O. Ribera del Duero. The vineyard from which this wine comes is one of the oldest in the region. The vinegrowers use biodynamic farming techniques that respect the environment and the lunar cycles. The wine is made in 6000 and 3000 litre casks, and the fermentation is spurred by the indigenous yeasts from the estate. The wine stays in new French oak barrels for a total of three years.
Serve at 18ºC
Mushrooms, Grilled red meats, Mature cheese, Iberian ham, Roasts, Roasted lamb
SightA ruby red colour with some terracotta tones, which denotes its good evolution.NoseMedium-high aromatic intensity. Aromas of ripe red and black fruit stand out, along with toasted, milky and mineral notes.TasteA smooth and elegant wine. Its time in the barrel has made this wine velvety on the palate. A mineral character is detected, from the estate from where it comes. This red wine is unctuous and fleshy, and will definitely not leave you indifferent.
Ribera del Duero is a Denomination of Origin located on the northern plateau, bathed by the waters of the River Duero, where they produce delicious and recognised red wines with great complexity made from the Trinto Fino grape variety.
Tomás Esteban had the ability in the 80 years of planting vines and grafted his old high-quality strains suited to the area. Contrary to the fashion of that time he chose driving in glass, instead of espalier, because it considers more adecuate for the climate of the Ribera del Duero.