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Vinateros Santos El Torito

Viñateros Santos

Vinateros Santos - El Torito Tempranillo
Type

Red Wine

Appellation

Castilla y León

Variety

100% Tinta de Toro (Tempranillo)

This varietal Tinta de Toro (Tempranillo) comes from the El Tomillar vineyard, which means 'field of thyme' in Spanish. The site is located in the village of El Pego, situated in the southeastern part of the Zamora province. The majority of the grapes for El Torito are grown on very old vines rooted in sandy soils, which helped to keep phylloxera at bay.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

El Tomillar

Soil type

Sandy soil

Vines planted in1970s
Vineyard size16 ha
PruningGobelet
ExpositionSouth
Altitude720m
Vinification

Whole clusters grapes crushed by foot, followed by 3-4 days of maceration and natural yeast fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks

Elevage5 months in French oak casks
Harvest typeHand Harvested
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