Bodegas Taron Pantocrator 2010 - DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS WINNER
£29.95 per bottle
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS WINNER
PLATINUM 97 POINTS
Small parcel of this amazing wine, we offered the 2005 last year and it sold out immediately. Decanter World Wine Awards Winner and awarded 97 points at £29.95 per bottle this is incredible value fine wine. Without doubt one of the best Rioja wines you will buy this year.
A cherry red wine of great depth. Good glyceric density, with gentle legs sliding down the sides of the glass, giving an indication of its great volumen.
Intense and concentrated aromas, where predominates ripe fruit accompanied by toast and spices provided by the oak. Light notes of eucalyptus and a characteristic final mineral touch.
In the mouth fills the palate with firm, elegant and silky tannins. The extraordinary acidity gives the wine balance and complexity. The sensations of fruit and spices remain for a long time.
The grapes come from the best vineyards of our property, with an average age of 50 years and located in the shelter of the Obarenes mountains. Bush trained and picked by hand. It is only made in exceptional vintages.
The fermentation of this wine is carried out in stainless steel tanks with a total of 18 days of maceration and daily punching. It spends 1 full year in tank before putting it for the first time in new American oak barrels, where it remains for 24 months. Once the aging time is over, it spends a full year in storage where it is further refined, and being ready for bottling. Before being marketed, the wine rests for at least 6 years, rounding it up in the bottle.
DRINKING TEMP. AND PAIRING
Preferably drink at 16-18 °C. Ideal to accompany red meats, stews and cured cheeses.