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Characteristics of Victorino
Victorino is a great Toro wine produced by the winery Teso La Monja. Thanks to the Eguren family, Teso La Monja has become one of the reference wineries within the D.O. Toro due to the detailed knowledge of the land, the environmentally-friendly agriculture applied and the great wines produced. Victorino is made of Tinta de Toro grapes from old vines of over 45 years old. The agriculture applied is based on the sustainable agriculture principles, with natural fertilisers, without using pesticides and with the less intervention possible towards the land. The grape harvest is conducted manually. The selection is also manual and is carried out by means of a double-belt conveyor. The production is completely handicraft, destemming the grapes with treadings and slight pump-overs during the fermentation, which is carried out at a controlled temperature of 28ºC for 8 days. The ageing takes place in new French oak barrels for 18 months, being racked every four months. A very expressive great wine.
Serve at 16ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Aged cheeses, Stew, Large game, Stews, Deer, Duck, Game stew, Wild pig
SightCherry red colour with violet edge. High robe and abundant tear. Slightly opaque.NoseGreat intensity in the nose. Powerful, with abundant ripe black fruit. Notes of nails and coffee appear. Chocolate, floral aromas of scrub and minerals.TasteIn the mouth, it is a very intense wine. Structured and deep. The notes perceived in the nose appear again: rope black fruit, nail and coffee. At the end, touches of pepper. Abundant tannins of fruit, fine but powerful at the same time. It is a very persistent wine with a long finish.
SightDark and bright cherry colour with purple reflections. High layer. Thick slow-falling tears that stain the glass.NoseVery intense, elegant and very complex aromas. Its abundant notes of very ripe black fruit are mixed with marked mineral and fresh balsamic aromas. Its touches of coffee, sweet cocoa, vanilla and cream add complexity to this wine. Intense background of noble toasted and smoked aromas with hints of scrubland.TastePowerful, very wide, elegant but mainly full-bodied and fleshy wine. Very fruity and perfectly balanced palate in which one can rediscover the complexity felt in the nose. It has a long, very tasty and very fresh mid palate with an excellent acidity and excellent balsamic aromas. Its lively tannins are very nice. Long and very persistent finish with an aftertaste of mineral and fruity aromas.
A great wine that will leave nobody indifferent.
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.
The winery Teso La Monja has become, despite its youth, one of the reference wineries in the area of Toro. And thanks to the Eguren family, this winery produces highly renowned wines with the traditional strength of the Toro wines but also providing a very fine and elegant palate, common denominator in the wines produced by this family.