Torres Celeste 2005

Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, Spain

Price: $21.99
Item No. 97347
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

Celeste is an opulent wine brimming with fruit, body and color: as unique as the night sky in the Ribera del Duero.

Intense blackberry color. Spicy and intense nose, with liquorice and black pepper hints on a base of well ripened fruits (blackberry and cherry). On the palate, very fruity at first with ripened tannins, also persistent and full bodied.

Critical Acclaim

"A voluptuous texture enfolds firm tannins in this powerful red. It offers plum, coffee, earth and game flavors, a bit rustic in character, but harmonious and balanced. Best from 2008 through 2015."
90 Points

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Learn About Torres Map ItMap It

In 1870, when the Torres family founded its wine-making and exporting company, they understood the importance of both respecting traditions and maintaining the utmost quality of their products. Today, thanks to this hundred year old commitment, Bodegas Torres is a strong leader in the Spanish wine and brandy industry.

Learn About Ribera del Duero

(rib-EHR-ah del dwehr-oh) Only a DO since 1982, Ribera del Duero has been making wine for centuries, and some of the bodegas there have been family run for generations. Of course, the most famous wine of the region is Vega Sicilia, possibly the most expensive and sought-after wine in Spain. Notable Facts The wines of Ribera del Duero are mainly red - white wines here are...

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Learn About Tempranillo

Tempranillo(temp-ruh-NEE-oh) Grape that Reigns in Spain Most often associated with Spain, Tempranillo is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions Rioja and Ribera 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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