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Flor de Vetus 2017

Flor de Vetus

2017
Toro (Spain)
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Flor de Vetus is a Toro with a powerful structure, a wine that always delivers the fruit up front, l...

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Details for Flor de Vetus 2017

Type

Wine Red Young Crianza

Wine region

Toro (Spain)

Grapes

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Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

Flor de Vetus is a Toro with a powerful structure, a wine that always delivers the fruit up front, letting a wide array of notes come through from oak ageing (chocolate, toffee), always as subtle nuances and resulting from careful handling of the wood, and also floral hints with their gentle perfume, plus a touch of minerality. It is a modern style wine, lovely and pleasant, and one that can be enjoyed immediately.

Along the lines of both this bodega’s other wines and those of the rest of the group, it offers an excellent extraction and depth of fruit, intense and full-bodied, with good structure and balance, of medium complexity, oily (which is immediately obvious due to its abundant tears), sweet, juicy and with tannins evident but not dominant. This is a wine to enjoy while it is still young.

Red meats / Stews / Roasts / Pasta dishes / Meat casseroles

  • Vinification material:Wood
  • Ageing period:9 months
  • Barrel age:New
  • Type of wood:French oak
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 17ºC

Customer reviews

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by: Rodolfo (10 Jul) - Vintage 2017

Está como un Toro

Para ser el pequeño de Vetus, posee una fuerza y una profundidad de sabor que en pocos vinos de este precio se puede apreciar. Un Toro en toda regla.

by: roman.audikana@gmail.com (12 Jun) - Vintage 2017

BIEN

Bueno. Afrutado. Ligero al paladar. Recomendable. Textura suave.

by: leonardo (17 Feb) - Vintage 2017

excelente

Relación calidad precio excelente, gran vino!!!. Para disfrutar con amigos y en reuniones generales. Vetus otro gran vino, muy económico

by: Rosario (22/11/2019) - Vintage 2017

Toro en estado puro

Ese color cereza precioso y ese fondo de regaliz que me encanta. Un vino que va bien con casi todo

by: SteveS (29/10/2019) - Vintage 2016

Young and fresh

This tastes more roble than crianza as it is quite light. It is an easy drinking wine and went well with lamb.

Bodegas Vetus

Bodegas Vetus

With the inclusion of Vetus, the Antón family have added a third exemplary region to join their wineries in Rioja Alavesa Bodegas Izadi and Bodegas Orben) and the Ribera del Duero Finca Villacreces). Ten hectares of old vineyards and limited production in an area which, according to Robert Parker, and making the winery feel immensely proud, will be “the promised land of Spanish wines”....