Numanthia 2008 Numanthia Tinta de Toro (Toro) Rating and Review | Wine Enthusiast
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Numanthia 2008 Numanthia Tinta de Toro (Toro)

Rating
92
Price
$60
Winery
Variety
Wine Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
11/1/2011
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Smells floral, toasty and black fruited, with cola and tobacco notes. Like all previous Numanthias, this is hugely structured and tannic, with ripe berry, spice and bitter chocolate flavors. Finishes massive, with mocha, coffee and toast. Grabby and hard now, but delicious. Needs two more years in bottle; drink from 2012 through 2016. Michael Schachner

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98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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