Familia TorresSangre de Toro Reserva 2016Product code: 8916
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Opaque, dark cherry red. Exquisite forest fruit aroma (blackberry) with delicate notes of spices. Intense, warm, well structured, and very flavorful.
About the Winery
Familia Torres, established in 1870, is a Spanish wine label that is quite popular across the globe. Thanks to its perfect blend of modern and traditional winemaking techniques, this company's wines have inspired many passionate winemakers to follow their passion. Torres is a family-owned wine label, and is the proud owner of over 2000 hectares of vines. These are spread across some of Spain's most important wine-producing regions, such as Penedes, Priorat, Costers del Segre, Conca de Barbera, Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Rias Baixas and Rueda.
Jaime Torres Vendrell, along with his brother, Miguel, established Familia Torres in 1870 to make Spanish wine popular in foreign countries. True to his aspirations, Europeans had rated Torres wines as the best Spanish wine ever for more than 9 years in the recent past.
The company's headquarters is located in Vilafranca del Penedes, and its wines have a presence in almost 150 countries. The wines are grown from several parcels of vineyards located across Portugal, Spain and the Californian coast. These fruits represent the true character and richness of the terroirs of the place where they are grown.
Some of the popular red wines produced here are:
- Las Pisadas – Made from Tempranillo varietal grown in the La Carbonera Vineyards
- Mas La Plana – Made from Cabernet Sauvignon varietal grown in Penedes vineyards
- Celesta Reserva – Made from Tinto Fino varietal grown in the 895m-tall vineyards in the Ribera del Duero vineyards
Here are some interesting white wines from Torres:
- Milmanda – Made from Chardonnay grown in the Conca de Barbera vineyards
- Fansola – Made from Sauvignon Blanc grown in the Penedes vineyards
- Celeste Verdejo – Made from Verdejo varietal grown in the Rueda vineyards
- Pazo das Bruxas – Made from the indigenous Albarino grapes grown in the Rias Baixas – Galicia vineyards