Casa Madero Shiraz Parras Estate Reserva Especial Casa Grande 2005

Region: Mexico

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Winery: Casa Madero
Varietal: Syrah
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Casa Madero:
Casa Madero is the first official wine estate in Mexico, founded in 1597 by Don Lorenzo de Garcia in Coahuila in Valle de Parras. Originally named Hacienda de San Lorenzo, the name was eventually changed to Casa Madero in 1893 when the winery was purchased by Don Evaristo Madero. The region’s high altitude and relatively cool climate allows for well balanced grape ripening. In fact, the... Read more
Casa Madero is the first official wine estate in Mexico, founded in 1597 by Don Lorenzo de Garcia in Coahuila in Valle de Parras. Originally named Hacienda de San Lorenzo, the name was eventually changed to Casa Madero in 1893 when the winery was purchased by Don Evaristo Madero. The region’s high altitude and relatively cool climate allows for well balanced grape ripening. In fact, the quality of the wines produced there was so good that for a time, King Felipe II put an end to all production out of jealousy and the need to promote Spanish wines. This prohibition, save for the production of sacramental wines (San Lorenzo had this dispensation), lasted until 1810 when Mexico gained independence from Spain. Eventually, Casa Madero grew to be one of the most important wine and brandy producers in all of Mexico. Wines are produced using traditional international grapes as single varietal releases.  Read less

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Snooth User: surbina
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 07/27/2011

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: Alpeca
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2001 01/04/2008

Gold medal (Concours Mondial de Bruselles, 2004) and silver medal in London and Dallas (same year). Delicious!




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