Vetus 2005

Vetus, Toro 2005 There’s a definite sense of Port in the nose, combining liqueur-like berry essence and a bit of spirit. In the mouth the berry flavors are vibrant yet this wine is still quite tight and would benefit from a long sleep in the cellar.

The grape behind this wine is Tempranillo, grown over 10 hectares in Villabuena del Puente, at an average altitude of 700 meters. At least 50% of the wine was aged in new French and American oak barrels for 12 months. Elaborado y embotellado in Morales de Toro 14.5% purchased for $22.99 at Bottle Barn

About RJ

Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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