2018 Torres Celeste Crianza

Tempranillo - 750ML
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REVIEWS

JS 92 WS 90
JS 92

jamessuckling.com, September 2021

Fresh and perfumed with dark-berry and chocolate aromas, as well as freshly cut flowers. Medium-bodied with fine, silky tannins and attractive berry and walnut undertones. Lightly silky and extremely drinkable. Drink now.
WS 90

Wine Spectator, September 2021

This juicy, round red is marked with an orange peel acidity that supports notes of currant and raspberry, with details of cola, herb, loamy earth and spice. Offers nice freshness and complexity. Drink now through 2030. ...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Tempranillo
Country Spain
Region Ribera Del Duero
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

The 2018 Torres Celeste Crianza is a Tempranillo wine hailing from the Ribera Del Duero region in Spain. This red wine, produced by Torres, is bottled with a cork closure and has an alcohol content of 14.5%.

Wine Spectator awarded this wine a score of 90, highlighting its juicy and round profile. According to their review, the wine features "an orange peel acidity that supports notes of currant and raspberry, with details of cola, herb, loamy earth and spice." They also noted its nice freshness and complexity, recommending it be consumed now through 2030 (Wine Spectator, 9/30/2021).

James Suckling gave the 2018 Torres Celeste Crianza an excellent score of 92. He described it as "fresh and perfumed with dark-berry and chocolate aromas, as well as freshly cut flowers." Suckling further praised the wine for its medium body and fine, silky tannins, along with its attractive berry and walnut undertones. He concluded that it is "lightly silky and extremely drinkable," suggesting immediate consumption (jamessuckling.com, 9/27/2021).

Overall, the 2018 Torres Celeste Crianza is a well-rounded Tempranillo with multiple layers of flavors and aromas. It combines fruit-forward notes with a balanced acidity and a hint of earthiness, making it both fresh and complex. Both reviewers agree on its drinkability, with James Suckling particularly commending its silky texture and aromatic bouquet. This wine is an excellent choice for those looking to explore a finely-crafted Tempranillo from the Ribera Del Duero region.