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Bodegas Triton Tinta de Toro 2014

$15.99

SKU 19374

750ml

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Wine Advocate 94

The 2015 Triton Tinta De Toro is a stunning wine from this relatively modest appellation and vineyard owned by Jorge Ordoñez and his partners. The wine, 100% Tinto de Toro, spent eight months sur lie in Burgundy and Bordeaux barrels. It is a killer example of Toro, which produces relatively full-throttle, intense wines from ungrafted vines. This beauty, inky purple in color, offers up notes of graphite, forest floor, blackberry and cassis in a full-bodied, pedal-to-the-metal, long, rich and concentrated style. At $20.00 it is a remarkable value and probably capable of lasting up to a decade, although there is no reason to defer your gratification.



Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Brand Bodegas Triton
  • wa90

Wine AdvocateA more substantial and intense wine is the 2014 Triton Tinta de Toro. This is from a fabulous appellation in Spain, which deserves more and more attention for the high-quality wines emerging from there. Yields were 0.81 tons of fruit per acre from the sandy, alluvial, gravel soils. The wine was aged in one- to three-year-old Burgundy and Bordeaux barrels for six months prior to bottling. This is beautiful and a great value from Ordoñez. It is a dense ruby/purple with a sweet kiss of crème de cassis, roasted meats, steak tartare, and a touch of licorice and underbrush. The soft tannins and fleshy, medium to full-bodied mouthfeel offer substantial flavor and intensity for this price-point. Drink it over the next 3-4 years.

Robert Parker, November 2015
  • ws86

Wine SpectatorRound and juicy, this sappy, fresh red offers ripe black cherry and plum flavors, with toast and chocolate notes. Light, firm tannins give a slightly grippy structure. Drink now through 2018. 8,500 cases made.

Thomas Matthews, 2016

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