|About the product|
|Product||Altos Ibéricos Rioja Reserva DOC|
|Grape variety||Tempranillo 100%|
|Tasting notes||Dark cherry red. Intense fruit (black cherry) with notes of spices (black pepper) and dried fruit (dried figs). Firm, velvety, fleshy, with ripe, wonderfully elegant tannins.|
|Food matching||Red meat and meat stews, as well as sheep cheeses. Exquisite with all kinds of cured Ibérico pork.|
The TORRES name has been affiliated with wine since 1870. Family pride and integrity have enabled TORRES to blend centuries-old traditions with the latest innovations to produce outstanding wines known the world over. Headed by Mr. Miguel A. Torres, TORRES has been a global force in wine with vineyards in Spain, Chile and California, and a presence in over 140 markets. 2014 & 2015, Bodegas Torres has obtained twice the first place in the ranking of the most admired wine brands in the world of the British magazine Drinks International , being the first Spanish and European winery awarded with this distinction. This award comes after also having been considered for the third consecutive year the most powerful European brand of still wine according to 'The Power 100: The world's most powerful spirits & wine brands', the annual report published by the British independent consultancy firm, Intangible Business. Moreover Mr. Miguel A. Torres was given the Wine Star Lifetime Achievement 2012 Award by the prestigious American magazine Wine Enthusiast . In September 2012, the 5th generation of the family, Miguel Torres Maczassek, took over the position of General Manager of the group. In 2005, the Torres family decided to open a winery in the town of Labastida, in the very heart of the Rioja Alavesa region. Torres was well aware of the region's winegrowing potential, which allows for the production of high-quality wines that display remarkable personality and mature beautifully. Altos Ibéricos is named after Alto Otero, the beautiful enclave that is home to the winery.