Torres moves into Rioja Claire Hu wine
Spanish wine giant Torres has produced its first wine from the DOC area of Rioja, a crianza made from 100% Tempranillo.
The wine is the result of Torres’ investment in Rioja Alavesa in 2005, with the construction of a new winery.
Called Ibéricos and from the 2006 vintage, the new wine is aged for a year in American and French oak and a further six months in bottle, and is described as having “smooth, supple tannins underpinned with fine blueberry fruit”. Production of Ibéricos is predicted to double over the next two years.
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