Tinta de Toro, Termes, Bodega Numanthia, Spain, 2017

$19.95 $17.95 Excl. tax
EAN Code:
081753814113

WS: 91. Spice-laced cherry and red plum notes infused with anise, espresso and graphite elements. Refined, plush tannins give a nice feel throughout.

Founded in 1998, Bodega Numanthia, located in Valdefinjas, Castile and León, in the Northwest of Spain, is a veritable emblem of the Toro region wines. Bodega Numanthia is a living tribute to the fearless warriors of Numancia in Spain, whose inhabitants heroically resisted the Roman army for 20 years in 134 B.C. and finally preferred to sacrifice their lives rather than surrender. This resilience is also found in the Toro wines in a region with long-standing traditions in winemaking and viticulture. These vineyards were planted by pioneer families centuries ago, back in Roman times and since then, they have shown resilience surviving the phylloxera plague during the XIXth century and the extreme climate conditions typical of the region year after year. During the Middle ages, Toro wines were also the first in the world to travel to the Americas, carried on Christopher Columbus’ ships in 1492. 

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