Sentero, is a new wine made with “sentiment”. It takes the name from the Italian “sentiero”, which means path; a wine that will lead the way for the high quality wines of Toro.
Tempranillo (Tinta de Toro)
Brimming with tradition, Toro D.O. is an exciting wine region nestled in the heart of Castile and León, in the northern Spanish province of Zamora. This D.O. is next door to Rueda’s territory, and not far from Ribera del Duero and Rioja’s. It is one of Spain’s best kept secrets. Its wines inherit a long history, dating back to Roman settlements. In the middle ages, the wines enjoyed Royal privileges that allowed them to be exclusively sold in towns and cities. Even Christopher Columbus is said to have taken the wines of Toro on his expeditions to America. Toro qualified for the Denominación de Origen status in 1987. With its ancient vines, it is certainly one of Spain´s most promising regions for the production of red wines of impressive quality.
Deep cherry red with violet tones. Fruity and intense on the nose with hints of ripe fruit (strawberry, raspberry, redcurrants) and liquorice. Well balanced, fleshy, persistent, elegant and lively on the palate, with a long and pleasant
An ideal wine to enjoy with a wide variety of dishes (starters, meats, cold meats, rice, pizza or pasta).
Best served at 16 and 18ºC.
The grapes are carefully selected and lightly crushed and cooled to allow for a period of maceration where the juice and the skins are in contact. Fermentation then begins and the must is held at a controlled temperature between 22-24 ° C. A process of micro-oxygenation is performed in order to get maximum fruitiness and polished tannins in the finished wine.
About this wine
“It is a youthful wine showing bubblegum and dried cherries, well made but not complex. Really easy to drink and full of juicy tannins. Soft and youthful and with enough intensity”. Ferrán Centelles at JancisRobinson.Com
2017 Asia Wine Trophy: Sentero 2015
2017 International Wine Challenge: Sentero 2015
2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition: Sentero 2015
2016 Tempranillos al mundo: Sentero 2015