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VEGA SICILIA Pintia, Toro 2016

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VEGA SICILIA Pintia, Toro 2016

<h2>Vega Sicilia Pintia</h2> <p>Bodegas Vega Sicilia. Founded in 1864, and considered among the world’s finest producers of red wine – think the biggest names of Burgundy, but translated with a very Spanish flavour. The Pintia is a youthful, modern red, belying the centuries-old heritage of this very important producer. There’s oak influence, but what you won’t expect is the freshness. This is a wine that stands on its tippy-toes, expressing its terroir with elegance, purity, and persistence.</p> <p>Intensity, as is typical for Vega Sicilia, is the name of the game when it comes to Pintia. Directly after picking, the grapes are left in a cold chamber to preserve their essence right off the vine. As you’d expect for such an esteemed winery, below-par berries are discarded to leave only the very best. Malolactic fermentation occurs in wood, and the wine is aged in 70% French and 30% American oak for a year.</p>
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Vega Sicilia Pintia

Bodegas Vega Sicilia. Founded in 1864, and considered among the world’s finest producers of red wine – think the biggest names of Burgundy, but translated with a very Spanish flavour. The Pintia is a youthful, modern red, belying the centuries-old heritage of this very important producer. There’s oak influence, but what you won’t expect is the freshness. This is a wine that stands on its tippy-toes, expressing its terroir with elegance, purity, and persistence.

Intensity, as is typical for Vega Sicilia, is the name of the game when it comes to Pintia. Directly after picking, the grapes are left in a cold chamber to preserve their essence right off the vine. As you’d expect for such an esteemed winery, below-par berries are discarded to leave only the very best. Malolactic fermentation occurs in wood, and the wine is aged in 70% French and 30% American oak for a year.

  • Style: Tempranillo
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Region: Toro
  • Code: VSPIN
  • Appellation: Toro
  • Country: Spain

Region Toro

Toro is a promising new region in the north-west of Spainin along the Douro Valley. It is a fairly small area with 6000 ha of vineyards and produces very low yields. Toro sits at an altitude of 600-800m which gives cool evening relief Franceom the dry, hot continental climate of the day. A combination of elevation and the unique Tempranillo clone Tinto de Toro produces very dark wines with intense aromas and flavours. Toro is best known for its spicy, full bodied reds with velvety tannins and dark Franceuit characters Franceom Tempranillo which at times is blended with Garnacha. The white wines of Toro are produced Franceom the Franceagrant varieties of Verdejo and Malvasia.
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