|About the product|
|Grape variety||Xarel.lo, Macabeo &Parellada|
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 and 2015, Bodegas Torres has obtained the first place in the ranking of the most admired wine brands in the world of the British magazine Drinks International, being the twice 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.
Vilafranca del Penedès, February 27, 2015. Bodegas Torres debuts in the world’s top ten bestselling brandies chart, the ‘Best Selling Brands’ published by the British magazine Drinks International, result of a survey among 100 top bars that received votes in ‘The World’s 50 Best Bars 2015’ poll. Torres is the only Spanish brand which has broken into the brandy category ranking this year, in which 80% are Cognacs or Armagnacs.
The blend of soleras - the oldest being 12 years old - displays a fine topaz colour, an intense bouquet of dried fruits with warm hints of cinnamon and an extremely smooth palate.
Torres 12 - Gran Reserva it is made exclusively from the traditional Catalan grape varieties, Xarel.lo, Macabeo and Parellada. After distillation, Torres 12 - Gran Reserva is aged in our famous family celler in hand-made American oak barrels, using the renowned Spanish Solera System. After long and careful ageing, we are able to obtain the fine, distinctive character of a very noble brandy. Only then can we call it a Gran Reserva.