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Bodegas Casa Castillo - Jumilla - Tinto 2021

Price: $18.00

Producer Bodegas Casa Castillo
Country Spain
Region Jumilla
Varietal Monastrell Garnacha
Vintage 2021
Sku 018950
ABV 14.50%

José Maria Vicente is the third-generation owner and operator of Casa Castillo, a farm that began as a rosemary plantation, but has now evolved into the preeminent estate in the DO of Jumilla. José Maria’s grandfather purchased Casa Castillo in 1941 where there was already a winery, cellar, and some scattered vineyards on the property dating to the 1870s. Though it wasn't until 1985 that José and his father began to replant the vineyards and expand them with the goal of making wine on the property. In 1991 they bottled their first commercial vintage. In selecting the grapes to grow on their land, they chose the indigenous Monastrell to be the primary variety, as it was native to the region and perfectly adapted to the hot, dry climate. In addition to Monastrell, they planted Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, Syrah and Pie Franco. José Maria has converted his estate to certified organic farming and each harvest is completed by hand and brought promptly to the cellar for sorting and fermentation. Fermentations are in stainless steel tanks, concrete vats, or stone lagars. Punch down is done by foot and whole clusters are increasingly used. The wine is then aged in concrete, foudre, and 500L French oak barrels.

The Casa Castillo entry level Jumilla is an 80% Monastrell/20% Garnacha blend sourced from the younger vines on José Maria's property. The wine pours an intense dark ruby red in the glass. The nose is filled with dark red and black fruit aromas with notes of earth and leather. On the palate, there is an abundance of juicy dark fruit flavors — black raspberry, plum and blackberry — that intertwine with a delightful spice note. It is well-structured with firm tannins and a welcoming acidity. The finish is just long enough for your next sip. Enjoy will any type of grilled meats and game.

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