Emilio Moro "Finca Resalso" 2022

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Alcohol: 14%

Grape(s): 100% Tempranillo

Localization: Ribera del Duero, Spain

Tasting Notes: Finca Resalso is the name of a historical vineyard which was planted in 1932, the year in which Emilio Moro was born. Finca Resalso is also the name we have given to their wine which is made from grapes from their youngest vines. Cherry red color with a violet rim typical of its youth. In the nose it is expressive and intense where the primary aromas of Tempranillo of red berry fruit stand out and are clearly perceived. In the mouth it is balanced and well-structured, with a pleasant aftertaste.

The Domain: Bodegas Emilio Moro is one of the oldest leading quality producers in Ribera del Duero. The history of the family goes back 3 generations. 1st generation Emilio Moro was born in 1891 and 2nd generation Emilio Moro in 1932. Both were born in a viticulture environment surrounded by vineyards and grew up treading grapes and racking wine in their native village of Pesquera de Duero, in the province of Valladolid.

Emilio Moro taught his son, Emilio how to make wine but also to love it. Then Emilio passed along that knowledge, passion, and love for wine to the third generation. Currently the third and fourth generation together run the winery.

The vineyards were grafted with the purest clone of Tinto Fino, commonly known as Tempranillo, recovered from the oldest vineyards that the family owns, Valderramiro and Resalso. Currently the family owns more than 200 hectares. They are located between 2,400 to 3,000 feet of elevation.

The third generation lead by Javier, Rubi and Fabiola started the newest project of the family when they were looking to the area within Spain capable of producing the best white wine. They settled in Bierzo in 2016 and have been making wines there with Godello variety ever since.

“Wine is art. If you listen, it speaks to you, it tells you when it needs to rack, when to rest. It’s like a living being that needs to be understood and cared for”. D. Emilio Moro