Torres ‘Celeste’ Ribera del Duero Crianza
Celeste is crafted at the Pago del Celio Estate, Familia Torres 1st winery from the Ribera del Duero region – sourced from vines situated over 900m in the mountains; In the highest levels of the DO, a privileged place, with spectacular landscapes and an ideal climate for the production of highly intense red wines.
This wine is aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels and 12 months in the bottle; it offers dark ruby in the glass, blackberry, cocoa powder and crumbled sage aromas. It is smooth in the mouth, with silky tannins and black cherry, blackberry, citrus zest, milk chocolate and violet flavors that dissolve into an enduring finish.
Wine Enthusiast: 94Pts; Hudin.com: 93Pts; Guia Penin: 90Pts
About The Brand
The Torres surname has been linked to wine for more than three centuries, when the family first planted vines in the Penedes. Since it was founded in 1870, Bodegas Torres has combined tradition and innovation with the aim of leading the premium quality wine and brandy sector. In doing so, the company has always carried out its work with the utmost respect for the environment, lead by the 5th generation of the family.
Right from the beginning, exports have been one of the main pillars of the company, and nowadays Torres wines can be found in more than 150 countries. Thanks to countless effort to have Spanish world recognized, Familia Torres has been named Europe’s most admired brand for nine years by beverage magazine Drinks International and Miguel A. Torres is one of the few Spanish producers to have been named Decanter Man of the Year.
The Torres family’s philosophy of winegrowing begins with respect for the land. “We live from the earth and we are a family-owned company, so this combination leads us to care for our land and resources — not just for this generation, but also for future generations”, says Miguel A. Torres. Torres completely avoids the use of chemical treatments, replacing them with biological alternatives, following the viticulture traditions of Torres’ ancestors.