Bodegas Valpiculata, Toro

Founded by Juan Pablo Peñalba in 1999 in partnership with Victor Garretas whose family have been growing vines in Toro for some 200 years, this small estate consists of 15 hectares in and around Venialbo in the south west of the province of Zamora. The grapes are hand-picked at dawn, and fermentation is effected in small concrete tanks, plot by plot, using only wild yeasts. The wines use the local tinta de Toro clone of tempranillo which gives a substantially richer wine than the strain of the variety found in the north east of Spain.

Puertas Novas Vendimmia Selectionada 2014