Wine Tilenus "La Florida", Bierzo DO, 2009
Reviews of purchase Tilenus "La Florida", Bierzo DO, 2009
The wine is a beautiful garnet color.
The wine is fresh, balanced flavor, buttery texture which emphasizes the benefit rounded fruity accents and silky tannins.
Refined varietal aroma of wine shows red fruit, light smoky notes and spicy accents of spices.
The wine will be a nice pair of meats, venison, lamb stew, as well as dishes from poultry and mature cheeses.
Tilenus "La Florida" - a sophisticated red wine created from a variety Mencia. The grapes are grown in the same vineyard of "Florida", located on the steep slopes Bierso region. Age used vines is 60-80 years old, they grow on clay soils at an altitude of 650 meters above sea level. After the harvest in September, the grapes undergoes spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Matured wine for 12-14 months in oak barrels, then bottled and kept for some time in the bottle before sale.
Bodegas Estefania was founded Frias family in 1999 in a small Dehesas province, the former dairy, whose building was subsequently renovated and redesigned. This company is a vivid example of a family project, which is less than a decade, he managed to establish itself as a leading winery in the region. The factory of the company, equipped with the latest technology, is able to efficiently and quickly process the crop from unique vineyards Bierso a total area of 62 hectares. Since its foundation, Bodegas Estefania successfully creates a modern monosortovye wine from grapes Mencia. This grape expresses as excellent varietal characteristics and singularity of the terroir where it grows. After long and painstaking search, the company has found and restored many old vines, including vines older than 100 years.
The main focus of Bodegas Estefania wines are sold under the brand name "Tilenus". The history of this name is very unusual - at work on one of the vineyards of ancient Roman coin with the image of an ancient god was found. Employees of the company was inspired by this discovery - so there was a line of elegant, velvety, well-balanced wine, with firm tannins and a fruity character.