Flor de Vetus 201375cl
Flor de Vetus 2013
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Flor de Vetus 2013 is produced by Vetus Wineries, wineries belonging to the same group as the prestigious Izadi, Villacreces (Pruno), and Orben, undoubtedly examples of know-how and quality wines. Thus, this Flor de Vetus 2013 offers us a different vision from the Toro wines, with freshness and kindness which make it perfect to share with friends and for informal occasions. For this reason, it was also chosen in 2015 as one of the best 100 less-than-10€ wines.
Description of Flor de Vetus 2013
Flor de Vetus 2013 (Tempranillo and Tinta de Toro)
- View: Color is deep cherry cherry with purple trim.
- Nose: medium intensity - high, with aromas of red and ripe black fruit mixed with spicy notes of licorice and milk with background caramel and hints of toast and coffee.
- Mouth: It is powerful, warm, fresh, round, sweet and soft tannins, with flavors of underbrush, hints of pepper and hints of liquorice. Final long, fragrant, nice and clean.
VINEYARD: Bodegas Vetus.
GRAPES: Tinta de Toro.
AGEING: The aging process is performed for a period of nine months in 50% French oak and 50% American oak, the new half and half sophomores. After aging is filtered and bottled without clarification or cold stabilization.
PREPARATION: The varietal is harvested manually in boxes of 15 kilograms, moving to cluster sorting table at the winery. After this painstaking process, the grapes are subjected to partial stemming and crushing before starting alcoholic fermentation, which is carried out in stainless steel piston passage. Malolactic fermentation is performed in stainless steel tanks.
PAIRING: Red grilled, braised, roasted, boiled, grilled lamb, beef and vegetables Carnes.
TEMPERATURE SERVICE RECOMMENDED: 16 ° C
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With Vetus, the Anton family adds a third its flagship Alava Rioja wineries (Bodegas y Bodegas Izadi Orben) and Ribera del Duero (Finca Villacreces) area. Ten acres of old vines and limited production in which, according to Robert Parker, and this winery is proud, will be "the promised land of Spanish wines."More about the Winery