2006 Castano Hecula
48 Ratings
Detail
48 Ratings
2006 Castano Hecula

Wine Details

Varietal

Mourvèdre

Style

Red

Region

Spain

Vintages

2012 2005 2004 2003

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2004 Vintage) 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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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2004 Vintage) "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
    (From 2004 Vintage) 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
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 169 on Feb-07