Bodegas Castano Monastrell 2016

Each : $7.95
Case: $95.40 
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Bodegas Castano Monastrell 2016

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WA: 90
Item Number: 6344
Wine Advocate 90
"I hadn't encountered their entry-level, young and unoaked Monastrell for a while, but I tasted the 2016 Monastrell, which fermented in stainless steel and was kept in concrete vats for four to six months. They used some 25% to 30% full clusters in the vinification, and I've never smelled anything like this from Castaño. This is floral and fresh, elegant and balanced, with moderate extraction, ripe tannins and a very pleasant mouthfeel with clean, focused flavors. This is almost too serious for the price. Wow! In the future, they might do some full clusters; I tasted an experimental lot with 100% full clusters in 2016, and the wine was amazing. 250,000 bottles produced; there are three 80,000-bottle lots as similar as possible, but all the bottles destined for the U.S. market are from the same lot."~L.G.

Customer Reviews

5/5 stars
All around fav - No risk in this great monastrel!
Posted by  on 3/20/19  [Verified]
4/5 stars
Enjoyable everyday wine - Goes well with most foods
Posted by  on 3/13/19  [Verified]

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Information about Bodegas Castano Monastrell 2016

Bottles per case: 12

Type: Spanish Red

Winery: Bodegas Castaño

Region: Spain >  Yecla

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