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Bodegas Castano La Casona Monastrell 2014 Wine Review

Bodegas Castano La Casona Monastrell 2014

Bodegas Castano La Casona Monastrell 2014

Yecla, Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $10.95

Drink: 2015-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Bodegas Castaño

Agent: Azureau Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 90/100

This supple, full-bodied Spanish red wine is made from 100% Monastrell grapes. The winery (bodegas) is located in south-eastern Spain in the region of Yecla. The grapes are sourced from dry farmed vineyards that average in age between 40 and 60 years old. Aromas of blackberry and cassis with smoke. Pair with a rare steak.

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This Bodegas Castano La Casona Monastrell 2014 was reviewed on November 12, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Maritz rated this wine as 88/100
Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A fantastic buy!

How can you go wrong at this price with this juicy Monastrell (a.k.a. Mourvèdre), which displays moderate aromas of plums, red fruits, violets and mint as well as a yummy medium-light mouthfeel of ripe italian plums and some new leather smokiness. While the tannins are a bit austere, they are balanced by a bright fresh acidity.

Overall, a very pleasant red, which paired wonderfully with a medium-rare barbecued ribeye steak.
"By keeping our roots, we follow our traditions. We have committed ourselves to produce top-quality wines, developing our genuine Monastrell grape variety.“ – Daniel Castano

The Castaño family are considered pioneers in Yecla, experimenting with Monastrell to create beautiful wines, introducing the latest technology, not only in the vineyard but also in the winery, and implementing new quality systems that allow sustainable winemaking.

Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. 80% traditional maceration; 20% carbonic maceration.

Shiny cherry red, with violet notes and a robe of medium intensity. Intense fruity aroma of mature red fruits (blueberries, raspberry). A silky mouthfeel; good structure and well balanced.

2 Members would buy this wine again

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