Medicinal black fruit aromas are a little burnt and brambly, while the palate is snappy, acidic and tannic, with tomato, raspberry and oak-driven creaminess. Finishes dry, with a lasting flavor of vanilla that tempers overriding acidity.
With good fruit and controlled aromas, it does what young Toro should when done well. Tight in the mouth, with bold black cherry flavors, it bites down with young, big tannins, but it doesn’t burn or grate. Shades of mint and chocolate help it along.
Earthy aromas and mild funk infiltrate the bouquet, rendering it a step below pure and fresh. The palate on this wine is tight, with acidity poking through to lend crispness to red plum and berry flavors. Tangy on the finish.
Flat and fleshy smelling, with little zap and only soft green fruit aromas. The palate maintains some tang and citrus, while flavors of lemon and tangerine are chunky, loud and lean toward bitter on the finish.
This is rusty in color, with burnt leaf and dried earth aromas. Drying and hard on the palate, it has an earthy, leafy set of strained red-fruit flavors. Bitter and rough on the finish.