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Wine "Pintia", Toro DO, 2011

SKU:w71204
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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine opaque cherry red color with purple hues.

Taste

The wine has a complex, full-bodied taste with notes of black currant, blueberry, cherry and plum, with bright shades of spices, among which the anise, vanilla light nuance, excellent tannins and a finish that gives pleasure hints of candied flowers and mocha.

Aroma

Fragrant bouquet of wine abounds with notes of dark plum, mulberry, fresh cherries, black currants, complemented by hints of oak and spice intonations.

Gastronomy

The wine goes well with meat and game, as well as with mature cheeses.

Interesting Facts

"Pintia" - a wonderful wine that is produced from hand-picked and carefully sorted grapes. Grapes grow in the areas around the town of San Roman de Orniha, in the picturesque hills. The height of the vineyards above the sea level is 500-700 meters, and the age of the vines reaches 35-55 years. Fermentation takes place in oak vats at a controlled temperature for a week, followed by the malolactic fermentation. Wine "Pinto" is maintained in new oak barrels (French and American), and then - in the bottle for 18 months. Delightful "Pinto" is one of the best wines that are produced in the region of Toro. Storage capacity is at least 20 years.

The project was initiated by Bodegas Pintia known Alvarez family - David and his son Pablo in 1995. They had done a lot of work on adaptation under the winery wine production Pintia. Two family winery - Vega Sicilia Alion and are located in the region of Castilla y Leon, having a large river Douro. Region Toro is just 100 km from the river. For several centuries Toro assumed to be known and respected wine-making region. It is here that Alvarez decided to found his project, which was quite risky, because in those days Thoreau was not popular, but have great potential.

From 1997 to 2000, the company buys here vineyards, the age of the vines is 25 to 50 years. About 4 years founders gained experience in the wine industry to demonstrate the potential of wines Toro. In the manufacture of these wines most important aspect is to maintain the properties of the grapes during manufacture and aging. The aim was to create a family Alvarez wine on as elegant, as much as was possible in a rather harsh region Toro. Wine "Pintia" was produced in 2001, went on sale in 2004. The new wine quickly became popular throughout the world thanks to its unique characteristics - exquisite taste and fine fruit aromas.
Some of the key factors that influenced the triumph of wine "Pinto" - perfect professional winemakers, vineyards, the best care, the use of modern equipment and effective policy of the company.

Features

  • Color depth: saturated
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 16–18 °С
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  • Aging potential: 15-20 years
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