Original
92 Ratings
Bodegas Castano Hécula Monastrell

Wine Details

Varietal

Monastrell

Style

Red

Region

Spain

Wine Description

Number 29 on the Wine.com 100 of 2007! "The 2004 Hecula is a single vineyard selection of 100% Monastrell, 50% tank aged and 50% aged in French oak. It is slightly less ebullient but more serious than its younger sibling. Exhibiting aromas of toasty black fruits with milk chocolate in the background, this is a super-rich effort with terrific depth and concentration for its humble price. It is a remarkable value for drinking over the next few years."-The Wine AdvocateWe want our community t...

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  • Robert Parker
    "The 2004 Hecula is a single vineyard selection of 100% Monastrell, 50% tank aged and 50% aged in French oak. It is slightly less ebullient but more serious than its younger sibling. Exhibiting aromas of toasty black fruits with milk chocolate in the background, this is a super-rich effort with terrific depth and concentration for its humble price. It is a remarkable value for drinking over the next few years."
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    This wine opens with an interesting tobacco and ashtray like aroma. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is very well balanced and has concentrated fruit flavors. This wine would pair well with b...
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 169 on Feb-07