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Numanthia Termanthia 2009

Numanthia Termanthia 2009

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  BN#528491
Category: Red Wine
Varietal: Tempranillo
Region: Spain » Toro
Producer: Numanthia
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Product Description

COLOR: Deep dark bright purple NOSE: An extremely complex, fresh and well rounded, elegant wine. Rich and multifarious, the nose is a sophisticated palette of aromas to discover. First expressing dark fruits such as blackcurrants and black cherries and then going on to reveal floral notes of violets and roses as well as delicate hints of minerality. The aromas further develop into balsamic flavours and aromas of cedar, sweet spices such as cinnamon and fresh white pepper all of which are accompanied by touches of dried flowers. The evolution of the intense aromas in the glass is a discovery. PALATE: An ever evolving, fluid sensation in the mouth providing an experience to discover the Toro terroir. Starting with an elegant, all enveloping mouthfeel, the flavours are refined and concentrated as they flow seamlessly over the palate. Entirely balanced with firm and silky tannins, creating a sensation of both weight and liveliness. There is a lingering complex finish with a wide assortment of aromas, including dark fruits and dark chocolate integrated with hints of spices, minerals and toasty notes to create end this powerful 2009 interpretation of Termanthia.

Wine Advocate

The 2009 Termanthia has a fragrant bouquet of dark berries, mulberry, juniper and lavender, with vanilla-tinged notes emanating from the oak. The palate is full-bodied with firm but quite fine tannins, plus a fine sense of symmetry. It is very sweet with plenty of candied orange peel and even a hint of molasses towards the succulent, fleshy, slightly spicy finish. This is sleek and sensual and deserves five years, perhaps more, in the cellar. Drink 2017-2030.

Score: 95, Neal Martin, April 2013

Wine Enthusiast

This Toro wine is a mindblower. The nose is exemplary: it bursts with smooth, rooty aromas of licorice, kirsch and roasted black plum. The palate is huge and tannic but luxurious, and the flavors of tobacco, cedar, lemon peel, spice and black fruit set up a finish with espresso, black cherry and a wall of tannins. Drink now through 2018.

Score: 95, Michael Schachner, May 1, 2013

Wine Spectator

This powerful red shows structure and grace, with massive tannins supporting ripe fruit braced by lively acidity and plenty of oak. Plum, cassis, black pepper, anise and mineral notes mingle in a sleek, firm texture. A big wine in the modern style. Drink now through 2025. 500 cases made.

Score: 94, Thomas Matthews, February 28, 2013



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