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Passion for Spanish wine



El Castro de Valtuille Barrica 2013 Tinto

Castro Ventosa, Bierzo

Given that 2013 was a cool vintage, the wine shows herbal aromas as well as some stem notes (the wine was made with 50% whole bunch fermentation), but the wine offers notable freshness and Mencia’s distinctive character. Not many producers in Bierzo offer such a succulent version of their native red variety. 16.0 points

Date tasted Monday 23rd of January 2017
Reviewer Amaya Cervera
Grape 100% Mencía
Alcohol 13%
Bottle 75 cl.
Drink 2017-2020
Price 14.5 €