La Bodega Pintia belongs to the famous Vega Sicilia group. The grapes come from old vines of Tinta de Toro. After the alcoholic fermentation, the malolactic fermentation and aging take place for 12 months in French oak barrels (70%) and American oak barrels (30%).
Additional tasting notes
Color : Very intense ruby red.
Nose : Wide bouquet, expressive and elegant. Intense fruit with a subtle hint of oak.
Mouth : Great structure, agreeable.
Alcohol level : 15%
Winemaking : Aging takes place for 12 months in French (70%) and American (30%) oak barrels.
Food pairing : Red meat, game, roast goat, spicy dishes, hard cheeses.
Aging potential : 15+ years
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