Bodegas y Viñedos Vega Sicilia

Pintia Toro Tempranillo

9.2151 ratings
9.124 pro ratings
Toro, Castilla y León, Spain
Tempranillo
Lamb, Tomato-Based, Polenta, Hard Cheese, Pork, Beef, Pasta, Mushrooms, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Venison, Exotic Spices, Potato, Turkey, Beans & Peas, Herbs, Baking Spices, Pungent Cheese, Duck, Salami & Prosciutto, White Rice, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lasagna, Pizza, Barbecue, Mexican Cuisine, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Eric Guido

Just the other day I was hoping to taste a mature Pintia, and here it is. On the nose, I found brown spices, crushed black cherry, dark earth, rosemary and dried flowers. Soft textures offset by acid-driven black cherry, raspberry and savory spices greeted me on the palate. It finished long with penetrating fruit concentration, hints of gruff tannin and lingering spice. Intense!

Just the other day I was hoping to taste a mature Pintia, and here it is. On the nose, I found brown spices, crushed black cherry, dark earth, rosemary and dried flowers. Soft textures offset by acid-driven black cherry, raspberry and savory spices greeted me on the palate. It finished long with penetrating fruit concentration, hints of gruff tannin and lingering spice. Intense!

May 24th, 2017
Lisa Friedman (Weeks)

A little top heavy but powerful, ripe, focused and finishes pure and concentrated.

A little top heavy but powerful, ripe, focused and finishes pure and concentrated.

Nov 15th, 2015
Gregory Fulchiero

Unlike other "PNP" Rioja and Ribera this needs air - and a steak while ur at it - strong but integrated tannins that soften with time. Spice and bramble. Would be hard to guess blind

Unlike other "PNP" Rioja and Ribera this needs air - and a steak while ur at it - strong but integrated tannins that soften with time. Spice and bramble. Would be hard to guess blind

Nov 1st, 2015
Tom Kobylarz

From 3L open 24 hours and with about 1/3 remaining.

The color is a deep crimson core, with ruby grading at the edges.
From the glass rose deep aromas of macerated blackberry, black cherry, licorice, and spices, with hints of dried wild flowers, iron and forest floor.

The palate is even better with more depth and a silky, refined structure that is defined by ripe tannins that caress the palate and accentuate the flavors that persist into the long finish.

Exceptional Toro!

From 3L open 24 hours and with about 1/3 remaining.

The color is a deep crimson core, with ruby grading at the edges.
From the glass rose deep aromas of macerated blackberry, black cherry, licorice, and spices, with hints of dried wild flowers, iron and forest floor.

The palate is even better with more depth and a silky, refined structure that is defined by ripe tannins that caress the palate and accentuate the flavors that persist into the long finish.

Exceptional Toro!

Oct 18th, 2015
Ross Chernin

Juicy and chewy

Juicy and chewy

Mar 31st, 2015
Arturo Campos, CSW

Got lucky today! Very fine wines, all balanced and elegant #honored #grateful #vegasiciliawines

Got lucky today! Very fine wines, all balanced and elegant #honored #grateful #vegasiciliawines

Mar 26th, 2015
Nick Apone

2008 Vintage. On the nose, scorched earth, black cherry, tar, menthol, black licorice, sappy herb, violets. The palate is serious, with fig, black cherry, plum, dark chocolate, and balsamic on a large frame. Big acid balances out big tannins, and big alcohol at 15%

2008 Vintage. On the nose, scorched earth, black cherry, tar, menthol, black licorice, sappy herb, violets. The palate is serious, with fig, black cherry, plum, dark chocolate, and balsamic on a large frame. Big acid balances out big tannins, and big alcohol at 15%

Mar 20th, 2015
Carlos Lorenzo

Dark red, very spicy on smell, silky and milky on mouth. Very well balanced. Everlasting persistence. Lovely tempranillo produced by Vega Sicilia in Toro, Spain.

Dark red, very spicy on smell, silky and milky on mouth. Very well balanced. Everlasting persistence. Lovely tempranillo produced by Vega Sicilia in Toro, Spain.

Jan 24th, 2015
Denis Roudenko

18/20 (95/100)

18/20 (95/100)

Oct 27th, 2014
Denis Roudenko

17.5/20 (93/100)

17.5/20 (93/100)

Mar 5th, 2014