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Vega Sicilia, the most famous winery in Spain both nationally and internationally, decided to make a wine with all its know-how in one of the D.O with more potential of Castilla y Léon, Toro.Thus, Pintia was born: a powerful and elegant wine, prepared with all the care and experience of the Vega Sicilia group (Valbuena, Unico, Alión, Macán, Oremus).
Pintia 2014 reveals generous and velvety tannins. It's a great wine that has been recognized on more than one occasion by the most important critic in the world, Robert Parker, who defines it as "extremely aromatic, expressive, and open, very typical of Toro and a great vintage for Pintia". Although it is very young, you can save this 2014 vintage for years before enjoying it.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2014 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Toro (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Cellar:||Bodegas y viñedos Pintia|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Tinta de Toro|
Pintia 2014 (Tinta de Toro)
TASTING NOTES OF Pintia 2014:
- View: cherry red with cardinal borders, intense and deep
- Nose: broad, very clean, expressive and elegant, great fruit intensity, wrapped in a wood, subtle and high quality
- Mouth: great structure, good tannic presence and a very friendly, fresh and persistent palate. Floral memories in retronasal.
DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Toro
VINEYARD: Wineries and vineyards Pintia
GRAPES: 100% bull ink
AGING: aging for 12 months in 70% French and 30% American oak barrels
ELABORATION: selection in the vineyard and another in the winery. The first one eliminated those clusters that could be confused from the field and the second one affects the defective berries that are in optimal clusters. Cold maceration, for 5 days before fermentation, in the oak wood vats.
Malolactic fermentation 100% realization in wood
WINE PAIRING: Regional cuisine, Spanish cuisine, Spoon dishes, Mushrooms, Meat, Red meat, Game, Ox
TEMPERATURE OF CONSUMPTION: 16-18ºC
ALCOHOL GRADUATION: 15%
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In 1995 and 1996 we started to think of a new winery and in the locations in Spain where it could be set up. Castilla y León has a large river, the Duero, which is where our two existing wineries, Vega Sicilia and Alion are located, and it flows into another great wine-producing region, Oporto. The region of Toro is not far from us 100 km away along the same river. It has been a famous wine-producing region for centuries and has enjoyed great prestige during important eras of its life.More about the Winery