- Monastrell 2016
- Spain > Yecla
- Red, Dry, Medium-Bodied, Fruity,
- Monastrell is a great accompaniment to casual, but hearty fare.
- Pair with flavorful tapas,
- a char-broiled steak
- or shish-kebob.
Eyes: Light Purple
Nose: Medium-High Intensity, youthful, blueberry, fruity, prune
Mouth: Medium-Full Bodied, dry, medium acidity, light-average tannin, moderate-high intensity, medium finish, plum, blackberry, black currant
- Hailing from the little Spanish province of Yecla in eastern Spain, Bodegas Castaño blends their super-ripe Monastrell (Mourvèdre) from three 40-60 year old vineyard sites. The Wine Advocate has called this "hedonistic effort... an insane value."
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