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Trus Crianza Ribera del Duero
Palacios Vinos de Finca
Spain - Castilla y Leon - Ribera del Duero

Trus - an acronym for T-tierra (soil), R-roble (oak), U-uva (grape), S-sol (sun) - aims to reflect the uniqueness of each vintage, the aging potential of the wine in the bottle over the years.

Trus takes its roots in Palacios Vinos de Finca, the estate that was founded in 1999, then purchased by Javier Palacios who decided to focus on producing wines that express the purity and typicity of the Ribera terroirs.

The estate vineyards are located in Piñel de abajo, Pesquera de Duero, Quintanilla de Arriba. The winery also partners with winegrowers in Moradillo, Roa, Nava, Peñaranda or Baños de Valdearados. The clay-limestone soils of the high-altitude vineyards define the intense and complex personality of the wines. That is why Trus wines can be defined as classic, because an avant-garde look is the one that is directed towards the soil, preserving a typicity that is marked from its deepest roots.

Trus Crianza reveals a clean and bright cherry color with Burgundian tones at the rim. The nose is very intense and complex, offering ripe black fruits and liquorice aromas, toasty and vanilla nuances, spices and balsamic notes. The wine is tasty and unctuous on the palate, a perfect harmony between acidity and alcohol. Fresh and friendly mouthfeel, the ripe and soft tannins provide structure and great length. Long finish, ripe fruit aftertaste with a smoky and spicy finish.

 

Specifications
Appellation
Ribera del Duero
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Tempranillo
Age of vines
Between 20 and 40 years old
Soil type
Calcareous and Clay
Vinification
Alcoholic fermentation with gentle pumping over and temperature control, subsequent malolactic fermentation before ageing in barrels for 12 months in different barrels. Natural stabilization before bottling without aggressive filtering. Bottled 18 months after harvest.

Reviews and News

2018 Trus Crianza Ribera del Duero - 96 PTS - GOLD MEDAL - DWWA

2018 Trus Crianza Ribera del Duero - 96 PTS - GOLD MEDAL - DWWA

decanter gold 96pts 2021"A plush and fabulous expression of variety and provenance with well-integrated alcohol, tannin and acidity. Will continue for several years and mellow. Be warned – one glass will be quickly followed by the next."

- Decanter World Wine Awards 2021, 96 points - GOLD MEDAL

 

2018 Trus Crianza Ribera del Duero - 93 PTS - WS

2018 Trus Crianza Ribera del Duero - 93 PTS - WS

wine spectator 93 pts"This concentrated, graceful red offers a thread of graphite and loamy earth that weaves through the blackberry, currant and anise notes, with details of espresso and spice carrying through the velvety finish. Drink now through 2036. 6,000 cases made, 500 cases imported. - GS"

- Wine Spectator, (September 2021), 93 points

2018 Trus Crianza Ribera del Duero - 93 PTS - GUIA PENIN

2018 Trus Crianza Ribera del Duero - 93 PTS - GUIA PENIN

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- Guia Penin, 93 points

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