2017 Numanthia

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Appellation Toro (Appellation)
Winery Bodegas Numanthia
Vintage 2017
Grape Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (15%)
Drink window 2022 - 2032
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The 2017 Numanthia is very balanced and serious with well integrated oak and a soft palate with round tannins. It fermented with selected yeasts and matured for 18 months in 225 and 600 liter French oak barrels, 60% of which are new. The bouquet shows great fruit concentration and clarity. The aromatics are almost Medoc-like. The taste is full-bodied with intense tannins but it has a silky smooth texture. The taste is warm but also very fresh and there is real attack in the mid-mouth area with hints of graphite. This wine should be on the wish list (and very high) of every Toro enthusiast.

FACT: Numanthia belonged to the wineries of the Eguren family (such as Sierra Cantabria, Teso la Monja) and a number of years this was bought by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

96/100 James Suckling

Vineyard for 2017 Numanthia

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.

More Information
Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Appellation Toro (Appellation)
Winery Bodegas Numanthia
Grape Tempranillo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2017
Drinking as of 2022
Drinking till 2032
Alcohol % 15
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
James Suckling rating 96
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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