Flor de Vetus

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75 cl.
2020
91 Parker
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Details
Alcohol 13.50%
Production area Castilla y León
Designation D.O. Toro
Winery Vetus
Contains sulphites
Varieties 100% Tinta de Toro
Service 16.0
Volume 75 cl.
Tasting notes

Red wine Aged in wood. 9 months in French oak barrels.

Style Flor de Vetus
Fruity
Spicy
Young
Barrel
Light
Body
Pairing
Legumes, Red meat

About Flor de Vetus

Flor de Vetus is a D.O. Toro red wine made by Vetus. This winery lies a few kilometres from the town of Toro (Zamora), the epicentre of this denomination of origin.

The Vetus winery is part of Grupo Artevino, a winemaking cooperative that also counts wineries like Orben, Villacreces and Izadi among its members.

Flor de Vetus is a single-variety Tinta de Toro wine. The grapes come from low yield vineyards planted 700m above sea level on north to south facing slopes. The vines grow on limestone soils, with coarse and fine-grained sandstone.

The Flor de Vetus winemaking process begins with a manual harvest and a double selection process in the winery.
It is then fermented in tapered tanks. Before being sold, Flor de Vetus ages for nine months in French oak barrels.
The Flor de Vetus 2012 vintage achieved an impressive 92 Parker points. With a good price and a high rating, it became a Decantalo best-seller.

2019 Flor de Vetus 2019 is a red wine with a marked fruit character on the nose, accompanied by subtle toasty and undergrowth notes. The palate is juicy and fresh, with a pleasant sweetness, showing its delicious fruit accompanied by nuances of liquorice. A very easy to drink red wine.
2017

Flor de Vetus 2017 is a supple red wine redolent with scents of ripe red and black fruit, hints of sweet spices, and nuances of dairy and toasted elements. On the palate, it is robust, velvety, and glyceric. This wine boasts affable tannins, a vibrant acidity, and a prolonged, aromatic finish.

2013 Powerful and cool at times, in passing it is marked by a very high burden of liquorice and fruit. It has good acidity and high tannin sensation. Long, correct persistence.

Dark cherry with violet tones. Clean and bright, has an abundant glyceric tear.

Medium-high intensity which clearly dominates the fruit. Berries, currants, blackberries, and black berries give way to balsamic, spices and lactic notes. Background of soft toast.
2011 In the mouth, it is a very powerful wine, with a mid-palate marked by a great load of fruit with a quite high alcoholic content. Great acidity and high tannic sensation. Medium-bodied red wine which is very nice and sweet. Long finish with a correct persistence.

Dark cherry red colour with violet tones. Clean and bright, abundant load of glycerine, slightly coloured.

Medium-high nose in which the fruit stands out. Red fruit, redcurrant and blackberries give way to balsamic, spiced and lactic notes. Soft toasted nuances in the background.
2010 The tasting repport of this wine is being translated. Meanwhile, you can check the Spanish version.

2020
91 Parker
2019
90 Parker
92 Peñín
87 Winespectator
2018
91 Parker
92 Peñín
93 Suckling
2017
90 Parker
91 Peñín
87 Winespectator
2016
90 Parker
92 Peñín
90 Suckling
2014
91 Peñín
2013
89 Parker
2012
92 Parker
91 Peñín
2010
88 Parker
91 Peñín

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