Red

2005 Bodegas Elías Mora Toro Gran Elías Mora

Tinta de Toro

  • Spain
  • Castilla y León
  • Toro
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Community Tasting Notes 173

  • Kentw Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 22, 2020 - Extremely well-balanced at this stage with a gorgeous fruit profile of mixed red and black in harmony. Extra years in the cellar really paid off for this wine. I would drink this over the next few years but don't hold it too long. Found it very approachable with or without food.

  • John McCabe wrote: 93 points

    December 18, 2020 - Has benefited from five years more bottle age vs. the previous bottle I had - has definitely made a nice difference. This feels more open and complete now. Dark fruit, nice tannins, everything quite balanced and delicious. Pretty solid.

  • Grape_ape Likes this wine:

    December 12, 2020 - Still quite youthful, still showing dark fruit, oak and plenty of tannins. Has definitely softened a bit, but still has some chewy tannins that make it tough to have as a sipper.

  • corkscrews Likes this wine: 92 points

    November 21, 2020 - A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, tar and licorice, with a spicy but dry finish, still very good. www.winelx.com

  • Quarked wrote: 90 points

    October 31, 2020 - Obviously rich and deep and leathery, but not as interesting as my previous bottle 4 years ago. This is starting to take on porty notes to me (note: I stored it at 64F, so YMMV). But my wife , who detests port, found it quite nice, so go figure. Better the second night, surprisingly.

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  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    Cinderella Wine in the Spotlight- Tasting the Most Talked About Wines, Episode #862, 5/13/2010 (link) 92 points

    (Gran Elias Mora Toro) #1; COLOR-very dark; NOSE-coconut; raspberry; oak; big dark fruit; black cherries; PALATE-big, bold, delicious; structured; dark and tannic; and really nice blueberry pie flavors on the back-end; good firm tannic structure; great finish; will last for 10-12 years easy; a little over-oaked for me; really well made; beautiful wine; a little big for my palate; JM-93; JR-93; WS-95; GV-92

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bodegas Elías Mora
  • Varietal Tinta de Toro
  • Designation Gran Elías Mora
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Castilla y León
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Toro
  • UPC Code 855012000537

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 13 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,086 (52%)
  • Consumed 974 (47%)

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