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.
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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.
The red wine Trus Reserva is medium purple with some reddish reflections.
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.
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.
|D.O.||Ribera del Duero|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||40-60 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||12|
|Other guides||Decanter WWA 2022: Silver Medal & 92 points. J. Suckling 92. T. Atkin 92.|
|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|