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.
Region: Ribera del Duero
Grape Variety: Tempranillo
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
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, JamesSuckling.com 2018 (United Kingdom)
· 90 points, Decanter 2018 (United Kingdom)