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Bodegas Taron, Pantocrator Rioja 2010 (1x 75cl)

Country: Spain
Region: Rioja
Grape Variety: Tempranillo
Vegan: No
Bottle Size: 75cl
ABV: 13.5%
Availability:3 in stock for same working day dispatch when ordered by 12pm
No further stock available
Product Code: SPRI1054B10S
£27.00

Awarded a Platinum medal and 97 points at the 2021 Decanter World Wine Awards (click link for details).

For other 2021 DWWA winners, click here.

The 2005 vintage was awarded 96 points, Gold and overall Trophy status (two trophies, in fact: Rioja Reserva and Rioja Trophy) at the 2019 IWC (International Wine Challenge) in May 2019 (see blue link below for review and their tasting note).

Bodegas Taron Pantocrator Rioja 2005 - IWC 2019 award and review

Awarded a Gold medal at the 2019 Sommelier Wine Awards (see blue link below for review and their tasting note).

Bodegas Taron Pantocrator Rioja 2005 - SWA 2019 award and review

Bodegas Taron is a cooperative based in the northernmost part of Rioja Alta. The cooperative is made up of four small towns; Cuzcurrita de Rio Tiron, Sajazarra, Villaseca and Tirgo. These four towns decided that as they share not only the landscape but their culture too, they would benefit from pooling together their vineyards and knowledge to create one bodega focussed on creating high quality Riojas. Bodegas Taron have 700 hectares of vineyards spread over more than 1000 small plots. Some of the oldest vines are over 100 years old which go into making their premium wine, Cepas Centenarias.

Only made in the very best vintages, Pantocrator is a blend of Tempranillo and Mazuelo hand picked from bush vines over 70 years old. The two varieties are aged separately in American oak barrels for 12 months and then blended and returned to the barrels for another 6 months, the wine is then left in stainless steel tanks for 12 months where it is further refined and only then is it deemed ready for bottling. A perfect balance of power and elegance, with notes of black cherries, liqourice, sweet spices such as cinnamon and clove and a light mineral touch on the finish.

Tempranillo 100%.

See blue link below for the fiche technique/technical note on the Pantocrator 2010 from the winemakers at Bodegas Taron.

Bodegas Taron Pantocrator Rioja 2010 - fiche technique

A cherry red wine of great depth. Good glyceric density, with gentle legs sliding down the sides of the glass, giving an indication of its great volumen. Intense and concentrated aromas, where predominates ripe fruit accompanied by toast and spices provided by the oak. Light notes of eucalyptus and a characteristic final mineral touch. In the mouth fills the palate with firm, elegant and silky tannins. The extraordinary acidity gives the wine balance and complexity. The sensations of fruit and spices remain for a long time.