Castilla Y León | Catavino - Part 2
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Tag Archives: Castilla y León

2000 Alta Pavina Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León Selecto

2000 Alta Pavina Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León Selecto – Spain, Castilla y León, Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León (6/10/2006) Tempranillo/Pinot Noir Blend Light in color, reddish. Nose is pure cherries with minerals though quite restrained. Light and elegant with soft tannins and a […]

2002 Abadia Retuerta Selección Especia

2002 Abadia Retuerta Selección Especial – Spain, Castilla y León (5/16/2006) Deep inky purple in color. The nose shows anise, minty chocolate, and a rich deep raspberry character. Light funky earth and pencil lead round out this wine. Rich in the mouth with high acidity and firm fine tannins. The […]

Odd-ball Grapes

Something I have a discovered since I have been in Spain is the wide variety of grape varietals to be discovered. Not only do you have up and coming grapes like “mencia” or “verdejo”, but a whole host of grapes that one wine maker or another wants to see as […]