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Bodegas Montecastro 2012

2012

Viticulture Grape varieties: 100% Tinto Fino Yield production: 27hl/ha after selection

Winemaking process Stripping: 90% - 10% stem Vinification: Separate harvest according to the different varieties of grapes with selective extraction of soft tannin in concrete vats. Maceration: cool (20 days) Age of barrels: 60% New and 40% two years old Allier French oak. Barrel agening: 18 months French oak – 20 % New

Tasting - Notes: This 2012 Montecastro has a textured, rich, medium to full-bodied, the wine boast a dark ruby – purple color in addition to knock-out nous of black cherries, casis, tobacco leaf attack, full- bodied and well textured, with oodles of fruit and glycerin, this is a good stuff that can be drank early, but will age gracefully for the next for 10-13years.

 
Bodegas Montecastro 2011

2011

Viticulture Grape varieties: 95% Tinto Fino, 5%Cabernet Sauvignon Yield production: 30hl/ha after selection

Winemaking process Stripping: 100% Vinification: Separate harvest according to the different varieties of grapes and fermentation in concrete tanks. Maceration: cool (3 months) Age of barrels: 60% New and 40% two years old Allier French oak. Barrel aging: 20 months, 80% French oak and 20% American oak. One year aging in concrete tanks. Alcohol %: 15º

Tasting - Notes: Deep and intense colour, shine, clean and aromatic with an elegant wood notes. Notes of coffee and roasted with memories of liquorice, and blackberries. The palate has a lot of stuff and this quickly becomes a very good quality of ripe tannin that supports touch toasted oak and will be absorbed over time. A wine with plenty of tannin, power balance and maturity while elegant in a long journey of life in bottle.

 
2010 Bodegas Montecastro

2010

Viticulture Grape varieties: 90% Tinto Fino, 6% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Garnacha Yield production: 28hl/ha after selection

Winemaking process Stripping: 80% - 20% stem Vinification: Separate harvest according to the different varieties of grapes with selective extraction of soft tannin in concrete tanks. Maceration: cool (15 - 20 days) Age of barrels: 60% New and 40% two years old Allier French oak. Barrel agening: 18 months

Tasting - Notes: Intense ruby almost black this Montecastro 2010 is aromatically complex with mature floral notes something and feel slightly limestone. The palate has a very fresh and mineral tannin with a tight web of complex and intense sensations secondary barrel aging. The end is very long, fruity and expressive. The tannins will be refined along the time that will make this wine magnificent.

 
Bodegas Montecastro 2009

2009

Viticulture Grape varieties: 91% Tinto Fino, 4%Merlot, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Garnacha Yield production: 30hl/ha after selection

Winemaking process Stripping: 85% - 15% stem Vinification: Separate harvest according to the different varieties of grapes and fermentation in concrete tanks. Maceration: cool (15 - 20 days) Age of barrels: 60% New and 40% two years old Allier French oak. Barrel agening: 19 months French oak.

Tasting - Notes: Deep cherry colour Opens slowly to reveal wild berries, boysenberries and blackcurrants, along with notes of anise, cinnamon and spicy wood. Full-bodied with the kind of balance and acidity that promise a long cellaring potential. This wine is simultaneously muscular and elegant. % alcohol: 14,5, will age gracefully for the next for 10-15 years.