Terra D'uro Finca La Rana 2012, Do Toro

Red Blend Red Blend
Toro, Spain

$18.95 (424135)

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September 30, 2017

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is 100% tempranillo grown in the hot interior region of Toro on the Duero River. It has nicely complete if not...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A savory, zesty, rather youthful wine with great charm and vivacity. Lovely presence, full-bodied but with a...

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Community Reviews (5)

BRIAN BIRNBAUM
BRIAN BIRNBAUM
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Brock Dunlop
Brock Dunlop
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Barry McLarnon
Barry McLarnon

I had expectations of a rustic country wine, but was impressed by the elegance and balance here. It is perhaps akin to the trend to modernity in Rioja, where some winemakers are turning away from American oak, in favour of French. Without an obscure DO on the label, this is probably better value than many of its more famous brethren.

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David Brodati
David Brodati

Good value in this red from Toro. Still some ripeness on the fruit, mostly red (cherry, red berry) although I picked up hint of blueberry. Good intensity aromatically, with some floral intertwined with the fruit and oak spice. There's also a medicinal and herbal quality. Definitely complex, but I didn't get a sense of balance, which may come yet with further maturity. Oak is still too dominant for me, with cedar and spice leading the way, and some alcohol burn rather than integrated warmth. That keeps my score below 90. Very good length, and well priced. March 2018.

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