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Bodegas Castaño Monastrell Yecla Rosado 2006

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The Castaño family has 410 hectares of vineyards in Yecla in south eastern Spain. They have steadily improved quality over the last few years and modernised their style. They symbolise the best of what southern Spain has to offer: rich, warm climate wines made from grapes grown at altitude and transformed into robustly modern wines. The wine is a deep, cherry-red in colour, with intense perfumes of spicy, raisined fruit and dried fig on the nose. Balsamic notes, vanilla and cinnamon spice add a rich sheen to the voluptuous fruit palate. Ripe, chocolatey tannins and a clean balancing acidity cut through the sweetness of the wine, preventing it from cloying. Long and spicy on the finish.

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The Castaño family has 410 hectares of vineyards in Yecla in south eastern Spain. They have steadily improved quality over the last few years and modernised their style. They symbolise the best of what southern Spain has to offer: rich, warm climate wines made from grapes grown at altitude and transformed into robustly modern wines. The wine is a deep, cherry-red in colour, with intense perfumes of spicy, raisined fruit and dried fig on the nose. Balsamic notes, vanilla and cinnamon spice add a rich sheen to the voluptuous fruit palate. Ripe, chocolatey tannins and a clean balancing acidity cut through the sweetness of the wine, preventing it from cloying. Long and spicy on the finish.

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