Numanthia 2016 is one of the great wines of Spain, and one of the most valued internationally. Year after year, the 2013 vintage is deep, complex, intense, round, very full of flavor. One of the wines that is always worth having in the cellar.
Located in the town of Valdefinjas (Zamora), Numanthia was founded by the Riojan family Eguren in 1998.
Winemaking and aging
Numanthia 2016 is a red wine with Denomination of Origin Toro, a monovarietal of tinta de Toro. The harvest is done manually and therefore the bunches are collected at the optimum moment of maturity. The fermenting takes place in a total of 9 days with daily punching and at a controlled temperature of 26-28ºC. Later the maceration lasts a total of 25 days with skins and smoother "pigeage" than in the fermentation.
Finally the aging takes place during 18 months in new barrels of French oak, the racking in this case are made every 4 months.
Numanthia 2016 Tasting Notes
- View: Numanthia has a bright and deep red color with intense ruby reflections.
- Nose: Intense, alive and of great complexity. At the beginning there are intense notes of red and black fruits (currants, raspberries and blackberries), perfectly accompanied by sweet spices (cinnamon and nutmeg), black pepper, toasted aromas and licorice.
- Palate: The great vivacity of the harvested fruit at its precise point of maturity stands out. It is a wine of great sucrosity, meatiness and strong tannic structure. The very long and elegant finish, with aromas of spices, raspberries, cocoa and toasted notes, enhances the complexity and craftsmanship of this extraordinary wine.
Numanthia 2016 is ideal to accompany game dishes, red meats, roasts, meat stews and cured cheeses.
It is recommended to decant before consuming, and serve at a temperature of 16ºC.
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Embotellado por Bodegas Numanthia Valdefinjas España REN 8077 ZA00