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Castro de Valtuille

Castro de Valtuille

€17.95
 
A super wine, this Mencia Joven is deliciously smooth with savoury notes on the palate alongside dark fruit flavours and a hint of liquorice. Wonderful, complex and excellent value.
  • Body
    Medium
  • Country
    Spain
  • Region
    Bierzo
  • Colour/Style
    Red
  • Grape Variety
    Mencia

Description

Castro Ventosa was founded by the Perez family in 1752 and the family owns the estate ever since. The Perez family owns 75 hectares of Mencia vineyards in Bierzo making them the biggest owners of this varietal within the Bierzo D.O. The Bierzo appellation is made of 5 000 hectares with 2 500 ha planted with white varietals and 2 500 ha planted with Mencia and there are 5 000 landowners within the appellation. Raul Perez, who now runs the winery, is a figurehead for Bierzo wines in Spain. Castro Ventosa produces three different Mencia; Valtuille, El Castro de Valtuille and El Castro de Valtuille “Joven Mencia”.

Details

Food Pairing Paella, Spanish tortilla, tapas.
ABV 14%
Categories Wine, Old World, Spain, Red, Wine, Spain, Wines Under €20

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