Wine "Valtuille" Cepas Centenarias, Bierzo DO, 2018
Reviews of purchase "Valtuille" Cepas Centenarias, Bierzo DO, 2018
Wine purple color with ruby tint.
Attractive, full-bodied, very juicy taste of the wine is characterized by a velvety texture, perfectly balanced acidity and rounded tannins. Long aftertaste repeats the basic tone of flavor.
Exotic, multi-dimensional wine aroma reveals floral notes, followed by notes of Asian spices, different shades of dark fruits and berries.
The wine goes well with rice with meat, sausages, grilled red meats, stews, braised game, grilled meat, sheep cheeses. Recommended to decant the wine before serving for at least 2 hours.
"Valtuille" Cepas Centenarias - concentrated, mineral, pure wine, created by the young and restless winemaker Raul Perez from the Spanish autochthonous grape variety Mencia. The famous Danish winemaker Peter Sisseck - the creator of one of the most expensive and important wines of Spain - highly appreciates the work Peres detection old vineyards in Bierzo Mencia and Ribera Sacra and the creation of this unique grape excellent wines.
Mencia grapes collected from old vines (Cepas Centenarias) with low yields grown on slate-chalky soil to Bierzo at an altitude of 580 meters above sea level. Harvested by hand in the third week of September and runs a strict selection. Fermentation takes place in French oak barrels. Wine was aged for 10 months in new French oak barrels.
"Valtuille" SEPAZ Sentenarias - one of the best examples of Mensa. Elegant, complex, concentrated wine with rich mineral background, which is an excellent expression of the terroir Bierzo. Storage capacity and maturing wine is 10-15 years.
Castro Ventosa Winery was founded by the family Perez 1752 and is still a family. The winery is located in the village of Valtuille de Abajo at the foot of the slope 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 in to Bierzo, 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 unique microclimate. Nisin prevents frost in winter and warm summer months create ideal conditions for the growth of exceptional vines. The soil is a mixture of quartzite and shale. Of Mensa "Castro Ventosa" produces five different wines: Valtuille, El Castro de Valtuille, El Castro de Valtuille "Joven Mencia", El Castro de Valtuille "Mencia Seleccion" Castro Ventosa and Vintage.