SOLD 92 Points RP – 2002 Numanthia Toro David Honig February 1, 2012 o 1 Comment WHO: Bodega Numanthia Termes WHAT: Tempranillo WHERE: Spain, Castilla y Leon, Toro DESIGNATION: Numanthia WHEN: 2002 SIZE: 1.5L RESERVE: $75 MINIMUM BID INCREMENT: $10 92 points Robert Parker Jr., Wine Advocate There are 350 cases of the unfiltered 2002 Numanthia. Produced from yields of one ton of fruit per acre from 70-100 year old Tinto de Toro (the local name for Tempranillo) vines, it enjoyed an extended 28-day maceration as well as 19 months in new French oak before being bottled unfined and unfiltered. A strong effort for the vintage, this deep ruby/purple-tinged 2002 exhibits scents of pain grille intermixed with raspberries, black cherries, and hints of licorice as well as spice box. With medium to full body, surprising density, high glycerin, sweet tannin, and a heady, perfumed, generous personality, it should drink well for 5-7 years. Please submit your bid in the comment section, below. If the reserve is met, the auction will be won once a bid goes unanswered for a full calendar day. The winning bidder will be asked to make their payment directly to the Hillel Foundation at Indiana University, “Find Lauren Fund.” The Hillel Foundation at Indiana University is a 501(c)(3) charity with a dedicated fund. Palate Press: The online wine magazine will not collect any proceeds as part of this auction. The buyer will also pick up the wine at, or pay shipping from, Zachy’s in New York City. For more about the auction please go to Wine for Lauren. For further information about the search for Lauren Spierer, please visit http://www.findlauren.com. http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003405826400 Melvin It is highly unlikely. Children w/fetal alcohol syndrome come from pregnancies where the mother drank continuously either every day or off and on through out the entire pregnancy while vital organs and body parts were forming. I don’t think you have anything to worry about.