(2009 Vintage) 6 x 75 cl 2009 SPAIN 3-6 weeks arrival
Deep cherry and cassis aromas complicated by an array of floral, mineral and herbal nuances. Powerful dark fruit flavors are firmed by solid tannins and lifted by gentle minerality.
light, easy to drink. good with food. an everyday type wine
Wine Advocate(2008 Vintage) "The 2008 Hecula is 100% Monastrell sourced from 35- to 60-year-old vines and aged 50% in tank and 50% in French oak. Purple-colored, it offers up a compelling nose of underbrush, pepper, and blueberry. Ripe, sweetly-fruited, and forward, this crowd-pleaser can be enjoyed now and over the next 4 years." 89 points - Jay Miller - Wine AdvocateWINE:"From the ancient Roman name for the region (Yecla) - 'Hecula'. This wine is 100% Monastrell. The fruit is sourced from the non-irrigated 'Las Gruesas...
Wine Spectator(1997 Vintage) Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/00
Wine Advocate(2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04