Wine Castro Ventosa, "El Castro de Valtuille" Joven, Bierzo DO, 2015

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WS 85
RP 90
Vivino 3.4
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Tasting Notes


The wine rich maroon color with purple highlights.


The rounded taste of wine is dominated by tones of wild berries, drop-down on a soft texture. Harmonious acidity successfully contrasted with sweet hints of black fruit and hints of spice. Long, fresh aftertaste.


The wine has an intense aroma with accents of ripe fruit, notes of juicy berries: blackcurrant, blackberry and blueberry and spicy touches of spice.


This wine is best served with pasta, sausages, stews and aged cheeses.

Interesting Facts

Wine "El Castro de Valtuille" Joven create varieties of Mencia, widespread in the north-western part of Spain, in the region of Bierzo. One of the main characteristics of the flavor of this variety is freshness. So fresh, slightly spicy and clean taste of the wine lives up to its name - the wine (Spanish for "joven" means "young"). Harvesting starts at the beginning of September and lasts about one month. Vinification is carried out in the traditional way in stainless steel. Wine "El Castro de Valtuille" Hoven perfect complement macaroni and cheese, sausages, roast or stew.

The winery was founded Ventoza Castro Perez family in 1752 and is still a family. The winery is located in the village of Valtuille de Abajo at the foot of the slope of Castro, near the ruins of an ancient Roman fort, from which the winery got its name - Castro Ventosa, which translates as "The Windy Castle". The farm is famous for its vineyards with autochthonous grape variety Mencia Bierzo in UP, which occupy 75 hectares and is one of the largest in appellasone. Bierzo is located in a small valley surrounded by mountains. This unique geographical position creates a special microclimate. Nisin prevents frost in the winter and warm summer months provide perfect conditions for the growth of exceptional vines. The soil is a mixture of quartzite and schist. From grapes Mencia "Castro Ventoza" produces five different wines Valtuille, El Castro de Valtuille, El Castro de Valtuille "Joven Mencia", El Castro de Valtuille "Mencia Seleccion" Castro Ventoza Vintage.


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