2018 Bodegas San Román Prima Magnum

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Appellation Toro (Appellation)
Winery San Román
Vintage 2018
Grape Garnacha Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 1.5 ltr (14.5%)
Drink window 2021 - 2026
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After an extremely successful adventure with Vega Sicilia and Bodegas Mauro, legendary winemaker Mariano García decided to capitalize on the potential of Toro wines and his land to produce quality and recognized red wines characteristic of the Toro denomination of origin. The wines show the characteristics of a region with an extremely continental climate, minimal rainfall, abundant hours of sunshine and strong thermal contrasts during the day and at night.

San Román Bodegas y Viñedos, together with Bodegas Mauro and Garmón Continental, form the specific trilogy of the García family, three interpretations of the Duero Valley by winemaker Mariano García along with his sons Eduardo and Alberto.

The topper from Castillo y Léon. For years one of the most sought after wines from Spain with a great Value for Money. The purple-colored Prima is composed of 90% Tinta de Toro (Tempranillo) and 10% Garnacha and aged for 12 months in French oak and then bottled without filtration. Earthy minerals, espresso, truffle, licorice and blackcurrant aromas lead to a ripe, dense, sweet-fruited, diverse wine. In the taste refined dark red fruit and subtle wood. Full, elegant wine with a clear Toro character.

Vineyard for 2018 Bodegas San Román Prima Magnum

After traveling through Vega Sicilia and Bodegas Mauro, legendary winemaker Mariano García decided to bet on the potential of Toro wines and his land to produce quality and recognized red wines that characterize the Toro Designation of Origin.

Although everyone knows the winery by the name of San Román, the name of the most famous wine, the official name is Maurodos and after the first steps of Mariano García the next generation has managed to expand and grow the fame of the cellar The wines show the characteristics of a region with an extremely continental climate, minimal rainfall, abundant hours of sunshine and strong thermal contrasts during the day and night.

The average age of the vineyards is 35 years, with a low density of plantations which, however, increased in the new plantations, to generate competition between roots and regulate the vigor of the plant. Some older vines were planted without a rootstock because phylloxera was not affected in this area. The soils are loose, stony or sandy, depending on the areas, with clayey soils where the plant can be watered in times of drought.

San Román Bodegas y Viñedos, together with Bodegas Mauro and Garmón Continental, form the specific trilogy of the García family, three interpretations of the Duero Valley by winemaker Mariano García together with his sons Eduardo and Alberto.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Appellation Toro (Appellation)
Winery San Román
Grape Garnacha, Tempranillo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2018
Drinking as of 2021
Drinking till 2026
Alcohol % 14.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 1.5 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 91
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Barbecue, Cadeau!, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Open haard
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