2012 Bodegas Numanthia Termanthia
The top version of Bodegas Numanthia. Is only made in the good years and only a limited number of bottles. Comes from the best parts of the vineyards that have an incredible age of between 70-100 years old. Made from 100% tinto de toro. An icon The 2010 Termanthia has a full, robust taste with a good weight. This is perhaps the most powerful Termanthia that is made so for those who love a strong, heavy, powerful wine. The wine has beautiful notes of ripe dark cherries, cassis and blueberries fanning out to a dense peppermint tinted finish .. Powerful but also elegant is actually the best summary La Bodega Numanthia is located in the village of Valdefinjas in the province of Zamora. It was built in 1998 by the Eguren family (the famous Rioja family). The winery has 49 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Valdefinjas and Toro. With vines between 70 and 100 years old. There is also a fantastic farm (Teso Lanes) in Argujillo The goal of Miguel and Marcos Eguren is to make the best wine from Toro. In 2008, the winery became part of the French luxury group LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy). Manuel Louzada has been the manager since 2009. This winemaker was responsible for the production of wines and sparkling wines from Bodegas Chandon in Argentina for ten years (just think of the beautiful Terrazas de los Andes and Cheval des Andes). An icon wine. The 2011 Termanthia has received no less than 97 points from Guia Penin.
The Numanthia vineyards are located next to the small village of Valdifinjas in the province of Zamora. The vineyard was founded in 1998 by the Eguren family from the Rioja region. From the beginning, Marcos and Miguel Eguren's goal was to produce the best wines from the Toro region. The company was later bought by the French luxury products giant LVMH.This region is located in the south-east of the province of Zamora and covers 62,000 hectares. Toro wines are made exclusively from one grape variety: The Tinta de Toro. Bodegas Numanthia harvests very selectively, resulting in one of the lowest yields in the world, namely 2000 to 3000 kg. per hectare.
|Type of Wine||Red|
|Region||Castilla y Leon|
|Drinking as of||2016|
|Tasting Profiles||Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Red fruit, Tannines, Full|
|Drink moments||Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard|