Red Wine Dominio del Bendito Las Sabias 2017
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A varietal Tinta de Toro, Dominio del Bendito Las Sabias is produced from ungrafted vines 45 to 80 years of age. They are planted in sandy soils in Pago de Jara, a "cru" located near the village of Toro, the capital of DO Toro.
Meticulously harvested, the grapes were selected on site and on arriving at the facilities of bodega Dominio del Bendito. Alcoholic fermentation took place in epoxy-lined concrete diposits, and it was carried out in an extremely gentle way. Given that the Tinta de Toro variety has a high natural concentration of phenolic compounds, the aim was not to extract too much tannin and colour from the grapes.
After that, this Spanish red wine was transferred into French and American oak barrels, where it was aged for 16 months. Dominio del Bendito Las Sabias 2017 was bottled unfined.
We suggest that you decant this Crianza red wine from Toro at least 30 minutes before drinking.
The red wine Dominio del Bendito Las Sabias is cherry-red, with a violet rim.
Luscious aromas raspberries and strawberries, with hints of aromatic herbs, crushed violets and some spicy remembrances. This varietal Tinta de Toro has a deep mineral background which becomes more prominent with aeration.
Full-bodied, layered and nicely balanced, this wine from bodega Dominio del Bendito has an an opulent, velvety texture, smooth tannins and a superb acidity. Very long finish with some toasted and mineral remembrances.
|Our personal opinion||
A sensational wine from Toro, Dominio del Bendito Las Sabias 2017 succeeds in combining depth with sheer deliciousness.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||30 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French and American oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||16|
|Mono-Varietal||Tinta de Toro|
|Pairings||Birds, Cold meats, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Rosted piglet, semi-curred cheese, Vegetables, Vegetables|
|Taste||Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement|