01 Mar 94 Point Spanish Red Under $20!
From one of Spain’s greats, Jorge Ordonez, comes this amazing value at an unbelievable price. The wine is classic Tinta de Toro-inky, purple, and full-bodied. It’s no surprise that Ordonez’s efforts have garnered high praise from Robert Parker of The Wine Advocate, as quality never wavers from this estate. We love that he chooses to keep his prices reasonable even when the wine could fetch a lot more.
2015 Bodegas Ordonez Triton Tinta de Toro, Spain
On Sale $16.99
The 2015 Triton Tinta De Toro is a stunning wine from this relatively modest appellation and vineyard owned by Jorge Ordoñez and his partners. The wine, 100% Tinto de Toro, spent eight months sur lie in Burgundy and Bordeaux barrels. It is a killer example of Toro, which produces relatively full-throttle, intense wines from ungrafted vines. This beauty, inky purple in color, offers up notes of graphite, forest floor, blackberry and cassis in a full-bodied, pedal-to-the-metal, long, rich and concentrated style. At $20.00 it is a remarkable value and probably capable of lasting up to a decade, although there is no reason to defer your gratification.
94 Points, Robert Parker