ALTOS DE TAMARON
The winery in Ribera del Duero has been successively followed by wineries in Rueda, Rioja and Toro. Altos de Tamarón, the winery’s “flagship brand”, has become the best-selling DO Ribera del Duero brand in Spain in just a few years, as well as reaping the highest sales in Spain. Notable successes in international competitions and tastings. A success achieved thanks to the hard work of a committed team that seeks the highest quality and excellence in all its wines, from the vineyard to the glass.
It is a wine in which the aromas of black red fruits, cocoa, tobacco and spices predominate. With an attractive, well-covered and lively garnet cherry color, it has a smooth entry and with a good flavor on the palate. After cold maceration for 2 days, the must ferments at a controlled temperature. Subsequently, the wine spends 14 months in new American oak barrels and a subsequent period of 9 months in the bottle.
COLOUR. Deep cherry red with touches of violet.
AROMA. This wine exhibits aromas of black fruits, cocoa, tobacco leaves and spices.
PALATE. Offering a harmonious blend of red fruitiness, subtle aging characteristics, oak influence, spices, and a medium to full-bodied, well-structured profile. Creamy and wrapping palate with a long and elegant aftertaste.
- DOUBLE GOLD 2022 Gilbert & Gaillard: Altos de Tamaron Crianza 2019
- SILVER 2022 AWC Vienna – International Wine Challenge: Altos de Tamaron Crianza 2019
The vines that provide the raw material for this wine only produce 4 or 5 bunches, which gives an idea of their quality. It is a powerful, broad and harmonious wine of a cherry red color with a medium layer ocher rim. After fermentation there is a post-fermentation maceration for 10 days and then 24 months in French and American oak barrels before bottling. Subsequently, the wine undergoes a 12-month bottle maturation period to complete its aging cycle.
COLOUR. Deep shaded cherry red with touches of brown.
AROMA. This wine exhibits elegant and powerful aromas on the nose.
PALATE. The palate is complex, powerful and full bodied; perfectly integrated. These can include notes of cherries, blackberries, plums, and possibly hints of dried fruit. It also feature spicy notes like black pepper, cloves, or cinnamon.
- 90 POINTS 2022 Guía Peñín: Altos de Tamaron Reserva 2017
- GOLD 2022 AWC VIENNA – International Wine Challenge : Altos de Tamaron Reserva 2017
- SILVER 2023 China Wine & Spirits Awards (Best value) Altos de Tamaron Reserva 2017
- 2022 Bacchus : Altos de Tamaron Reserva 2017
The selected grapes come from 40-year-old vines whose vines produce a maximum of 4 or 5 small, loose bunches. Complex wine with a balanced and harmonious palate. The grapes are carefully selected and picked by hand. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature between 26-28ºC to ensure optimum aromatic potential before undergoing a 10-day maceration process. This ensures that the wine acquires its characteristic color and polished tannins. Finally, the wine rests for 24 months in French and American oak barrels before being bottled. The bottles continue their maturation process for 3 years to guarantee a complete and harmonic maturity.
COLOUR. Deep cherry red colour with ochre hues.
AROMA. This wine exhibits elegant and powerful aromas on the nose, with black pepper, sweet spices and ripe plums.
PALATE. Gran Reserva wines often display a wide range of red and dark fruit flavors. You may encounter notes of ripe cherries, blackberries, plums, and possibly hints of dried fruit. Aging in oak barrels adds flavors of vanilla, toast, and sometimes even a touch of coconut. These oak-driven characteristics enhance the wine’s structure and provide a pleasant layer of complexity.
- GRAND GOLD 2021 Frankfurt International Trophy: Altos de Tamaron Gran Reserva 2014
- GOLD 2018 AWC Vienna: Altos de Tamarón Gran Reserva 2011