Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 267,383 strong:

Register Today!

Want to Taste 7 Unusually Great Wine & Food Pairings?

302,919Wine Reviews
267,383Members
30Seconds to join
Ad

Castaño Colección 2014 Wine Review

Castaño Colección 2014

Castaño Colección 2014

Yecla D.O., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

  Add My Review


Price: $22.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Castaño

Agent: Azureau Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 87/100

The 2014 vintage of Colección is a robust blend of 70% Monastrell and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Aromas of tart black fruit and lots of oak. Indigenous yeasts were used for fermentation. The wine was aged in oak barrels for 10 months. A bitter finish. Pair with prime rib.

Food pairings: lamb roast, grilled sirloin tri-tip steak, meatlover's pizza.

Best Beef Wine

This Castaño Colección 2014 was reviewed on September 29, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2004 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

StoreStock    
QUEENS QUAY & YONGE78 Add
INNES & TENTH LINE57 Add
HAZELDEAN & MAIN55 Add
CORNWALL & TRAFALGAR51 Add
BAYVIEW & SHEPPARD (BAYVIEW VILLAGE)49 Add
See More Edit

Reviews and Ratings

Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Located in the South-Eastern part of Spain, the city of Yecla houses one of the oldest wineries in Spain: Familia Castano; a family driven winery. Created from old vines, the Cepas Viejas Castano Coleccion 2014 offers rich aromas of dark fruit. Made from 70% Monastrel (commonly named Mourvedre in Spain) and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine shows aromas of blackberry, black olive, black pepper, mocha, tobacco and oak. Full-bodied, this Spaniard delivers an agile balance and a well staged long finish. On the palate, the combination of Monastrel and Cabernet Sauvignon shows ripe blackberry, black pepper, cocoa, sweet tobacco, roasted meat and oak. Enjoy!
Castaño Colección 2014 is a well-priced, dry and medium-plus-bodied red blend of 70% Monastrell with the balance in Cabernet Sauvignon from the Yecla wine region in Spain, Fermentation was done with yeasts indigenous to the area and the wine was matured in oak barrel for almost a year. Ripe dark fruit and blackberry flavours and well-integrated toasty oak on the palate. Drink now with grilled gourmet burgers with all the fixings. - Community Wine Reviews

If you liked the Castaño Colección 2014, you might also like these wines:

Recipes for Castaño Colección 2014

Ad

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Bellissima Sparkling Wine
Prosecco Brut,
Treviso Doc ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 267,383 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award