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Vinos La Zorra Raro 2020

Vinos La Zorra Raro 2020

92 Points - Peñín Wines of Spain Guide 2020. A 100% mono varietal wine made from the rare Rufete grape which is championed by the winemakers at Vinos La Zorra. Every care is taken with the processing of the grapes for this wine, table sorting, de-stemming and then gentle pressing, all to preserve the wonderful aromatics of this grape variety. Fermentation then occurs in used French & American Oak medium toasted barrels before maturing in stainless steel for 8 months. The result, a bright and fresh wine with aromas of creamy oak, black fruit and herbs. It has a lovely structure without being overpowering and a long and pleasant finish. Such a beautiful discovery !
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Product Info

Vintage

2020

Country

Spain

Grape

Rufete

Closure

Cork

Alcohol

13%

Feature

90+points

Product Description

Tasting Notes

Bright cherry colour with light tones of violet. Aromas of creamy oak and mature black fruit, mountain herbs, vanilla, dairy, toastiness and smooth cocoa. Tannic and structured on the palate, with silky and pleasant toastiness, with a lengthy and persistent finish.

Wine Press / Awards

91+ Points Wine Advocate (Robert Parker) October 2015

91 Points Peñín Wines of Spain Guide 2016 / 17 / 18

90 Points Vinous (Antonio Galloni & Stephen Tanzer) 2016

91 Points James Suckling, December 2016.

93 Points James Suckling, August 2018.

92 Points Intervinos Guide 2019

89 Points Wine Advocate (Robert Parker) December 2019

92 Points Peñín Wines of Spain Guide 2020

 

About the Producer

From the forested Sierra de Francia in the province of Salamanca, 250km west of Madrid, Mogarraz, is one of the most picturesque villages in Spain. Wine is in the blood of the Maíllo family, and it was the current owner, Agustin Maillo who turned the family cellar into the commercial producer of Vinos La Zorra whose passion, amongst others, is Rufete, a rare and an interesting indigenous grape variety from the Sierra de Francia and is the best guarded secret in the DO Sierra de Salamanca. 

The Sierra de Francia has a long tradition of winemaking, and although the DO Sierra de Salamanca is relatively young designated wine region, wine has been made here for over 2000 years, and amongst the slopes of San Esteban, you can find pre-Roman cave presses.

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Vintage

2020

Country

Spain

Grape

Rufete

Closure

Cork

Alcohol

13%

Feature

90+points

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