Termanthia, Bodega Numanthia, Toro, Spain, 2010, 75CL
Color: Deep and brilliant purple.
Aroma: An extremely complex and elegant wine. Rich and multifarious, the nose is a sophisticated palette of aromas. Fresh raspberries, blackberries, black currants and other berry fruits enhance floral notes of violets and rose petals. Also present are hints of and black pepper and toasted almonds that evolve into sweet spices such as cardamom and vanilla. Notes of truffles and a delicate minerality showcase the Toro terroir.
Mouth: On the palate, the wine is elegant and velvety, with fine and silky tannins are perfectly balanced giving a grand structure and weight. There is a progressive explosion of delicate, concentrated aromas, a profound evolution where everything enjoyed on the nose come forward again. Red and black berries, cacao and floral notes fill the mouth, leading to a lingering, complex finish with hints of spice, minerals and toasted notes.