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Castaño Hécula Monastrell 2017

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There are 2 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Fruit forward, easy drinking and quite enjoyable. Aromas of red cherry, plum, leather, and smoke. Full bodied, smooth on the palate, with vibrant, balancing acidity, luscious ripe fruit, and a hint of smoke and spice on the finish. Enjoy with sausage dishes or rustic, herbaceous tapas.
Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A fruit driven wine from the Bodegas Castano, the 2017 Hecula is made from 100% Monastrell, also know as Mourvedre. The wine shows aromas of red plum, black raspberry, black pepper, roasted meat, mocha and oak. Crafted in the Yecla region of Spain, this full bodied wine exposes well posed acidity and tannins, and the finish is dry and short. Palate: dried blackberry, tart plum, sage, cocoa, tobacco and oak. Enjoy.




Natalie's Review

Castaño Hécula Monastrell 2017, Yecla D.O., Spain: A smoky, full-bodied Monastrell with dark cherry, raspberry, savoury spice and cocoa flavours on the palate, Savoury and satisfying with smooth, velvety tannins. Enjoy with a roast of pork. Drink: 2019-2021. 718999 14% XD 750 mL  $14.95 Score: 88/100. June 11, 2020 Best Value Red Wine. Harmonious Hard Cheese Wine  Full Review

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