Sofros 2016Sold out
Elegant violet shades, clean and bright.
Subtle scents of chocolate, licorice, and wood… vapors that delight our nose. Wide and delicious mouthfeel. Surprisingly refined aging. Fruits and spices rule!!
Long live Sofros!!
We keep manufacturing on rented premises, where we own the silos, the barrels and all the equipment needed to continue elaborating in a traditional and respectful way the grapes and our wine, trying to emulate our ancestors.
Wine name and harvest year:
Designation of origin:
Ramiro Carbajo del Río.
Made with tinta de toro grape from very gently cared vineyards of 5 hectares, located in a village called Morales de Toro in the territorial región of Zamora, at 705 metres of altitude.
2016, the persisting high temperatures in a long endless summer, without storms or rainfall, made a difference in alcoholic and phenolic ripeness and caused a 15 to 30-day delay in harvest compared to the previous campaign. Elegant violet shades, clean and bright.
Sediments of sandstones, clays and limestones, with boulders on surface. Low content of organic material and an unbalanced on acidit and pH.
15th of September, harvested in 15kgs boxes.
Tinta de Toro.
6 bottles on cardboard box.
12 days with native yeasts.
At 24ºC reaching up to 30ºC during some hours.
In new French oak barrels with inoculation of lactic bacteria.
Maturing in casks:
Moment of usage:
New barrels, we change them every year.
French oak 100 %.
Alcoholic strength by volume:
15 % vol.
Total acidity content: