Red Wine Trus Reserva 2016

Reserva red wine from Ribera del Duero. Varietal Tempranillo aged for 12 months in American oak barrels and for 12 months in the bottle.

Reserva. 12 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Tempranillo,
ñ 93 92 93

Availability: In stock

€26.10
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Produced by Bodegas Trus, a brand of Bodegas Palacios Vinos de Finca, Trus Reserva comes from DO Ribera del Duero.

A varietal Spanish red wine made solely from Tempranillo, the grapes come from the oldest estate vineyards. They are composed of limestone soils and have very low levels of organic matter.

Hand-harvested and meticulously selected, once in the cellar the grape bunches were destemmed and crushed before being fermented in stainless steel tanks. Then they were macerated at 30ºC. During those processes, pump-overs were performed daily. Before going through malolactic fermentation in the tanks, this red wine from Ribera del Duero was racked twice.

After that, Trus Reserva 2016 was transferred into French oak barrels and aged for 12 months. It was gently filtered before being bottled, after which it was aged for a further 24 months before it hit the market.

This varietal reserva red wine should have a nice evolution in the bottle.

Pair with hearty dishes.

Decant at least 40 minutes before drinking.

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Appearance

The red wine Trus Reserva is medium purple with some reddish reflections.

Nose

Quite complex, this varietal Tempranillo has the edgy elegance typical of the limestone soils, with well-defined aromas of blueberries and black cherries entwined with some smokey and balsamic notes, evolving into tar, ground coffee and sweet spices.

Palate

This wine of Bodegas Trus is quite expressive, with delightfu chalky tannins, a tangy acidity and well seasoned black fruit. Lively and textured, with a tad of spice and some gentle wooden notes combined with a smokey and herbal note.

Our personal opinion

A wine with a good ageing potential, Trus Reserva 2016 is balanced and classy.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 40-60 minutes before serving
Ageing Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Peñin Score 93
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 93
Other guides Decanter WWA 2022: Silver Medal & 92 points. J. Suckling 92. T. Atkin 92.
Mono-Varietal Tempranillo
Pairings Bull meat, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty Spanish prosciutto
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Business dinner, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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Stunning
Value
Absolutely first-rate. Deep, nuanced and impressively intense.
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