Telmo Rodriguez Toro Gago 2007
Tempranillo from Spain
Limit 6 bottles per customer
Wine Style Guide
Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
#89 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2011
The wine shows serious structure with beautiful, deep and intense fruit and spiciness.
"Sleek and firm, this red delivers a firm core of cherry and berry flavors, with accents of smoke, cocoa, mineral and herb. More dense than broad, with lively underlying acidity. Drink now through 2018. 5,000 cases made."
"The 2007 Gago spent 14 months in a combination of large oak and barriques. It fills the mouth with savory black fruits, exotic spices, and mineral notes. Layered, plush, and nicely balanced, it can be approached now but will continue to blossom for several more years. "
The Wine Advocate
"Opaque ruby. Pungent, mineral-accented aromas of cherry-vanilla, blackcurrant, sassafras and baking spices. Dense, pliant and sweet, with ripe cherry and spice flavors lifted by harmonious acidity. Smoothly combines richness and vivacity and finishes with silky tannins and lingering dark berry flavors. "
International Wine Cellar
- 12/15/2011 (29 items) (viewed 337 times)
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Telmo Rodriguez is one of Spain"s pioneer winemakers, advocating native grape varietals tied to the climates and conditions of their sites, and making world-class wines from undiscovered as well as known regions. Perhaps most impressive, while Telmo Rodriguez makes rare and limited wines of astonishing character and quality, his everyday wines have been equally praised, and...
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The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market.
The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...
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Grape that Reigns in Spain
Most often associated with Spain,
is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions
del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light
side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World
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