Gran Sangre de Toro, Torres, Reserva, Catalunya DO, Spain, 2007, 14% abv, C$16

a8This wine from Catalunya in northeastern Spain is comprised of 60% Garnacha, 25% Mazuelo and 15% Syrah and yes, it’s a Miguel Torres wine – the famed Torres whose wineries are renowned in Spain, Chile and California.

Boasting a deep garnet colour, it has a black fruit profile loaded with blackberry, cassis and blackcurrant and features vegetal and gamey aromas alongside the fruit.

On the dry palate, there is medium body with soft tannins and a medium plus finish incorporating licorice, spice, smoke and earth.

As a Reserva, it has seen at least 12 months in American oak as per Spanish aging laws.

Versatile, balanced and WSET ‘Good’.

 

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