Original
25 Ratings
Bodegas Castano Solanera Vinas Viejas Yecla

Wine Details

Varietal

Mourvedre

Style

Red

Region

Spain

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
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Sep-04
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04