The Tinta de Toro varietal is a clone of the Tempranillo varietal, but it has a thicker skin, lower acidity, and deeper blue-black color. Tinta de Toro produces bolder colored red wines compared to Tempranillo, with powerful tannins.
Monte Hiniesta Monte Hiniesta
Bodega Monte Hiniesta is located in Toro, a sub region of Castilla y Leon , north-western Spain, known for its powerful red Tempranillos. It is named for the town of Toro , an ancient settlement located on the Duero River just 40 miles East of the Portugues border . It means “bull” fittingly wines from the region are red and robust.