Triton Tinto de Toro 2016
Triton Tinta de Toro is the pure representation of the oldest clone of Tempranillo in Spain, located in the only Spanish D.O. that completely resisted the phylloxera plague. During the middle ages, Toro was Spain’s most famous winemaking region. These wines were also the wines that accompanied Spanish explorers to the New World.
- 100% Tinta de Toro from traditional dry-farmed vineyards planted in 1962 and 1946
- Soils: Primarily sandy soils from alluvial origin over a layer of red clay subsoil
- tank fermented with indigenous yeast
- 8 months sur lie in French oak barrels with battonage
Tasting Notes: The wine is rich and fruity, with flavors of dark, sweet berries, characterized by smooth, integrated tannin, and a long elegant finish.