Abba
D.O. Toro Red Wine, Zamora, aged in 60% French oak and 40% American oak barrels for 14 months. 100% Tempranillo grape. Fresh and luscious, perfect for meats, rice dishes, cheese, pâté and Tapas.
Vino, Toro, Tierra, Castilla y León, wine, vineyards, spain, denominación de origen, tinto, tempranito
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Abba

  • Vino Abba. Denominación de Origen Toro.
About This Project
TYPE OF WINE

Red Wine, 14-month barrel ageing.

REGION

Castilla y León.

ORIGIN

oro Designation of Origen, Zamora.

PRODUCER

Bodegas Francisco Casas, S.A.

WINE MAKERS

Eduardo Casas – Jesús García.

VARIETIES

100 % Tinta de Toro (Tempranillo).

SOIL TYPES

Loamy-sandy soil with a deep sand layer. The Douro Valley is featured by gentle slopes and an altitude of 700m approx.

THE VINEYARD

40 years old on average, mainly planted to goblet system.

CLIMATE

Atlantic continental type with cold winters and hot summers, and many sunshine hours. Important thermal gaps between day and night during the ripening phase.

RAINFALL

An Annual rainfall of about 400 mm.

WINEMAKING

Grape selection at the vineyard. Harvest takes place in the fourth week of September. The length of pre-fermentation maceration is 2-3 days. Fermentation runs at 24-26ºC (75-78ºF). Maceration lasts 15 days with daily pumpovers. Oxidative ageing lasts 14 days in 60% of French oak barrels and in 40% of American oak barrels. Bottle reducing ageing lasts 8 months.

 

TASTING NOTES

SIGHT

Good depth, with cherry colour rims.

NOSE

Exquisite varietal expression, with red fruit and liquorice that are well assembled with spicy, toast and chocolate nuances.

TASTE

Elegant and unctuous fleshiness, fresh and luscious. Round and balance as well.

 

PAIRINGS

Roast meats, red meats and game, rice dishes, cheese, pâté and Tapas.

SERVICE TEMPERATURE

Room temperature, 14-16ºC (57-60ºF)