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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Familia Torres
August 21, 2019

 

White

2018 Torres Pazo das Bruxas Albarino:  Straw with green highlights.  Various citrus aromas and flavors with a saline edge. The flavors are rich and smooth with a nice balancing acidity.  Very Good Plus   21/bottle  18.90/mixed case  17.85/case

 

Red

2015 Torres Campo de Borga Cinco Garnachas:  Rich flavors and aromas that lead with strawberry  and exhibit dried cherry in the finish. A substantial wine.  Very Good Plus  14.99/bottle  13.49/mixed case  12.74/case

2015 Torres Celeste Ribera del Duero Crianza:  High altitude concentration with dark fruits such as blackberry and black cherry. Good herbal notes with a balsam touch and a bit of spice in the finish.  Very Very Good Plus  23/bottle  20.70/mixed case  19.55/case

2012 Torres Ibericos Rioga Altos Reserva:   Classic Rioja Reserva with an elegant frame and complex red fruits. The structure is evident and balanced. Notes of dark flowers in the long finish.  Very Good to Excellent.  32/bottle  28.80/mixed case  27.20/case

2015 Torres Priorat Salmos: Two sides of a coin, dark and brooding on one side and bright and cheerful on the other. Provacative and complex. Very Good Plus to Excellent. 43/bottle  38.70/mixed case  36.55/case

2013 Torres Mas La Plana Cabernet Sauvignon:  Everything you want in a great Cabernet.  Outstanding84/bottle  75.60/mixed case  71.40/case

 

8/21/19 Torres Case: Special, two each of the above wines $371

8/21/19 Torres Pack: Special, one each of the above wines $197

mix any 6- 11 above wines for 10% off

any 12 or more for 15% off

 

Torres Gran Reserva Imperial 10 Year Brandy: 22.99/bottle - One week special:  19.99/bottle

 

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           - Peter Hemenway