Montecastro Ribera del Duero Tinto 2008

Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, Spain

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Item No. 124567
  • WS89
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Winemaker's Notes

Packed with varied and complex mineral/fruit elements expressed in a decidedly sauvage style, its extract literally clinging to the sides of the glass. Balance and complexity prevail in a generally sensational taste experience.

Critical Acclaim

"Rich, juicy cherry aromas and flavors float through the spiciness of this wine, the finish so smooth it almost feels delicate."
89 Points

Learn About Montecastro Map ItMap It

Bodegas Monteastro's 27 acres were purchased in 2001. Its first plantings were in the 2002 and 2003 seasons. The vineyard is located in the Ribera del Duero region of Spain. To obtain lasting vineyards, we are convinced of the need to be respectful of the environment that we are giving away such a good grape. For this reason, since it was initially worked pesticide treatments...

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Learn About Ribera del Duero

(rib-EHR-ah del dwehr-oh) Only a DO since 1982, Ribera del Duero has been making wine for centuries, and some of the bodegas there have been family run for generations. Of course, the most famous wine of the region is Vega Sicilia, possibly the most expensive and sought-after wine in Spain. Notable Facts The wines of Ribera del Duero are mainly red - white wines here are...

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Learn About Tempranillo

Tempranillo(temp-ruh-NEE-oh) Grape that Reigns in Spain Most often associated with Spain, Tempranillo is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions Rioja and Ribera del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World ...

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