Telmo Rodríguez

Dehesa Gago Toro 2016

Toro, Spain

Dehesa Gago is 100% Tinto de Toro (the local clone of Tempranillo). The intensity of this old vine fruit comes through even in this wine, vinified without oak, a pure expression. 

The Telmo Rodriguez wines in Toro are named after a Spanish breed of bull that is both elegant and powerful. That epitomizes the challenge in the region, to work in areas that are cooler, and with vines that are trained and adapted to the heat, so that a freshness plays with the fruit concentratin.

The 19th century lower-case “g” typeface that appears on all the Toro wines is transformed, and modernized, by a bull horn.

VINEYARD

Along with a few other notable winemakers, Telmo was one of the first to rediscover vineyards of decades-old, bush-trained vineyards in Toro. He was a major force in elevating the region to one of the most interesting “new” wine regions of Spain.

WINEMAKING

Dehesa Gago is fermented in neutral cement casks and stainless steel. It is then aged for 4-6 months in cement tanks.

TASTING NOTE

The distinctive red soils produce a Tinto de Toro (the local clone of Tempranillo) with tremendous fruit concentration, ripeness, acidity, tannins and structure. Dehesa Gago is the wine Telmo has used to discover and understand the vineyards of Toro, a pure wine that eschews oak and showcases fruit.

Color

Red

Appellation

Toro, Spain

Suggested Retail Price

$18.00

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