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Torres Salmos 2014 Wine Review

Torres Salmos 2014

Torres Salmos 2014

Priorat D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $31.95

Drink: 2017-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Torres

Agent: Family Wine Merchants Inc.

More Vintages: 2012  2010  2012 

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Miguel Torres. A gorgeously rich and full-bodied Spanish red wine with velvet layers of fleshy black fruit. Just enough balancing acidity for food and to keep things interesting in your mouth. Pair with grilled meats. MINE: The grapes for Salmos are planted on slopes of shale called "licorella stone." The undergo extreme differences in temperature between night and day. The wine is aged for 16 months in French oak barrels. Salmos is named on honour of the monks of La Cartuja who first planted the vines in the Priorat region. OTHER: Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review: Beautiful rustic old world Spanish red blend. Full bodied, well balanced, integrating nicely. Declared 14.5% ABV and aged 14 months in French oak. Tasted stewed red berry fruit, earthy, leather, minerality. Pairs well with roasted or braised red meats, a rare cut of BBQ filet mignon, or for the vegan a medley of roasted root vegetables and quinoa salad. Tasted 2012 vintage in May 2017 after decanting 2 h. 93 points. Great value! OTHER: Medium deep ruby red colour. Young and rather intense nose with high ripeness showing floral notes, sweet red fruit, Kirsch and garrigue. The palate is well balanced in a ripe style with a fresh backbone, rounded tannin, juicy red fruit, a fine herbal spiciness and a long and warm finish. Juicy and attractive. Score - 89 (Andreas Larsson, blindtasted.com, Nov. 2016). - Community Wine Reviews



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