Original
66 Ratings
Bodegas Castano Solanera Vinas Viejas Yecla

Wine Details

Varietal

Style

Red

Wine Description

"...a formidably endowed, chunky, rich, chocolatey, melted licorice, blackberry and black currant-scented wine. A deep ruby/purple color is followed by a medium to full-bodied red with loads of texture, and a luscious mid-palate revealing notions of scorched earth and black fruits. It is a sizeable effort with extremely ripe tannin, something only old vine, late harvested Mourvedre can achieve. It is a custom cuvee created only for the American marketplace, so bottles sold in Europe and in the gr...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04