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Fariña featured on up and coming UK blog Intoxicating Prose

09-07-2010

Fariña featured on up and coming UK blog Intoxicating Prose Douglas Blythe, an up and coming UK journalist featured Fariña on his unique and wonderful blog, Intoxicatingprose.co.uk.

"Good taste can come cheap, even from a region tipped by massively influential wine critic, Robert Parker as one of Spain's top three for tinto..."

ABOUT DUEBA SPARKING MALVASIA

"...more interesting...was Fariña's sparkling Malvasia. Made in minute quantities, it was spring fresh, weaving white flowers and pumace into a dense, long-lived finish. The fine flute represents Fariña's desire to secure plots of the grape in a region where fellow producers are grubbing them up in lieu of money-maker, Tinta de Toro. Fashion, said Fariña, has never been his concern."

ABOUT OUR COLEGIATA MALVASIA

"Fortunately the next was again a delight. Even without bubbled, the still Malvasia was clean, fresh and stonefruit scented. A charming white for a charming RRP of GBP7.99, posed Spurrier. And I agreed."

ABOUT OUR COLEGIATA TINTA DE TORO

"Fortunately, Tinta de Toro 2009 was a vivid palate cleaner, scything through the acidic tomates with its oak free coffe and chicory perfume followed by fresh, pervasive, berry-stained palate. It eventually puckered to a crisp, dry finish."

ABOUT OUR GRAN COLEGIATA CRIANZA ROBLE FRANCES 2006

"....was the most elegant example of Toro red I've sampled from this normally less than retiring region. It offered a sense of savoury balsamic and cassis wafts, being more evocative of a warm year in Bordeaux than wild Toro."

ABOUT OUR GRAN COLEGIATA GRAN RESERVA 1989

"a briar scented, soulful, still fresh Gran Reserva '89 intoxicatingly dove-tailed with a sundial of cheeses..."

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ADDRESS AND CONTACT

Bodegas Fariña (D.O. TORO)
Camino del Palo s/n
49.800 Toro (Zamora - Spain)

Bodegas Fariña (Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León)
Crtra. de Moraleja s/n
49.151 Casaseca de las Chanas (Zamora - Spain)

Tel: +34 980 57 76 73 Fax: +34 980 57 77 20
comercial@bodegasfarina.com

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