Torres Celeste Crianza 2016

Torres Celeste Crianza 2016

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A star in Ribera del Duero

    Celeste is an opulent wine brimming with fruit, body and colour: as unique as the night sky in the Ribera del Duero.

    At 895 metres altitude you can almost touch the stars and shape the clouds. The dusk air is intense with fragrance. And the sun lights up the land in all its splendour. Here, at a height of 895 metres, Celeste is born, the Torres family’s first Ribera del Duero.

    Country: Spain

    Region: Ribera del Duero

    Grape Variety: Tempranillo

    Wine Making

    Number of days of skin contact: 15-20 days Type of fermentation: In stainless steel under controlled temperature. A high percentage of the wine undergoes partial malolactic fermentation in new barrels. Number of days of fermentation: 1 week aproximatelly Fermentation temperature: 25-30°C Ageing: During 12 months in French and American oak (20% new barrel) Length of bottle ageing before release: Minimum 12 months

    Tasting Note

    Cherry red color with garnet highlights. Delicious, voluptuous aroma of very ripe black fruit (blueberries) with fine roasted coffee and dried fruit (dried plum) notes. Dense, fleshy, with sensuous flavor sensations that are impressively persistent.


    · 92 points, 2018 (United Kingdom)

    · 90 points, Decanter 2018 (United Kingdom)

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