Torres Gran Sangre de Toro 2001

Rhone Red Blends from Spain

Item No. 89210
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

Intense colour, aromas of blackberry and redcurrant jam enriched with notes of spices, and a silky palate of elegant complexity. On the poorest soils, the ancient Garnacha and Cariñena vines find excellent growth conditions (highly limited production).

Blend: 60% Garnacha Tinta, 25% Cariñena, 15% Syrah

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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 Other Spain

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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Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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