Original
48 Ratings
Bodegas Castaño Yecla Solanera Viñas Viejas
$13.99 USD
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Wine Details

Style

Red

Region

Spain

Winemaker's Notes

"...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