Wine Castro Ventosa, "Valtuille" La Cova de la Raposa, Bierzo DO, 2013
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Reviews of purchase Castro Ventosa, "Valtuille" La Cova de la Raposa, Bierzo DO, 2013
The wine is a dark ruby color with purple trim around the edge of the glass.
The taste of wine - a structured, intensive, multi-faceted. Accents of ripe cherry and black currant are combined in a harmonious chord supplemented with nuances of spice and oak.
The rich aroma of wine is full of spicy tones of spices that are beneficial to emphasize the tone of black berries and ripe fruit.
The wine will be a good complement to red meat, game, pates and meat rolls. It can also be served with a ragout of vegetables and aged cheeses.
"Valtuille" La Cova de la Raposa - saturated, bright, harmonious wine, which is produced from cultivated varieties in the region Bierso Mencia. It is considered traditional for this region and the wine made from it exhibit a bright character with herbal nuances and delicate notes of ripe berries on a background of a refined mineral bases.
Exposure "Valtuille" La Cova de la Raposa carried out for 5-6 years. The wine has good storage potential of 5-15 years.
The winery was founded Ventoza Castro Perez family in 1752 and is still a family. The winery is located in the village Valtuille de Abajo at the foot of Castro slope, next to 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 varieties Mencia Bierzo in UP, which occupy 75 hectares and is one of the largest in the appellation.
Bierzo is located in a small valley surrounded by mountains. This unique geographical position creates a special microclimate. Arathi prevents frost in the winter and warm summer months provide the perfect environment for the growth of exceptional vines. The soil is a mixture of quartzite and shale. From grapes Mencia "Castro Ventoza" produces five different wines: Valtuille, El Castro de Valtuille, El Castro de Valtuille "Mencia Joven", El Castro de Valtuille "Mencia Seleccion" and Castro Ventoza Vintage. Details: