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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Teso la Monja Romanico 2010
Teso la Monja Romanico 2010
(search item no. 122416)
boutique wine
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The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $16.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Young vines, youthful cherry and blackberry notes, roasted herbs, creamy baking spices and woodfire smoke.
My Notes:

About Teso la Monja:

After several years had passed of choosing the best vineyards and, at the same time, making some new plantations in privileged places, it was in 2007 when, with the skill of 10 successful years cultivating vineyards and producing famous wines, the winery Teso La Monja came about.

A wine region influenced by the presence of the river Douro, complemented by softly rugged-rolling terrain and a special microclimate with superb conditions for the growth of the grapevine. An area where the Eguren family has acquired very specific high quality north facing vineyards in the villages of the Zamora province Valdefinjas, Toro and Villabuena del Puente.

In these vineyards only one variety, the Tinta de Toro, native of this area, is grown. This variety has very low yields (around to 1,500 Kg / Ha) of small clusters and berries that synthesise a large amount of polyphenols, which makes it a favorable choice to make wine with structure and high aromatic concentration.