Casa Castillo Vino de Finca Jumilla 2018

Casa Castillo Vino de Finca Jumilla 2018
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Casa Castillo Vino de Finca Jumilla 2018

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The 2018 Vino de Finca is a blend of Monastrell with 25% Garnacha from a cooler, more continental vintage. The Monastrell is from 20- to 30-year-old vines, and the 8-year-old Garnacha is from limestone-rich soils. It fermented in the underground stone pools with 25% to 30% full clusters and indigenous yeasts and matured in 5,000-liter foudres and 500-liter barrels for 12 months. As all the Garnacha plots are now in production, there has been a higher percentage of it in the blend since 2017. The selection of plots used for this wine results in something more serious, more austere and with more depth than the entry-level Casa Castillo. He doesn't use Syrah in this blend because he thinks without Syrah it has a more Mediterranean profile, with aromatic herbs, thyme, rosemary and lavender and the slightly more rustic notes of the Monastrell. 53,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in December 2019.
SKU

W19796

COUNTRY

Spain

REGION

Jumilla

TYPE

Red

VINTAGE

2016

VARIETAL

Monastrell

VOLUME

.750L