Valtosca, a desire Syrah

Valtosca, 100% Syrah produced under the DO Jumilla by Bodega Casa Castillo, a pre-fermentation maceration to cold takes place during five days in underground wineries, making the end of alcoholic fermentation in new French oak barrels of 500 liters capacity , there performed the “batonage” until the end of malolactic fermentation. His later it aged in new French oak barrels, and the barrel aging period depends on the year, and this period of a minimum of nine months. To make the bottled unfiltered.
Wine pronounced intense cherry color with lively purple edge.
Toasted and mineral aromas, hints of jam, rich in fruit and mature expression.
The palate is powerful show with very ripe tannins, candied black fruit, earthy touches, minerals and complex.
Probably one of the best Syrah and desired to be found.
In 1941, that’s when Don Jose Sanchez-Castillo House Cerezo acquires property for the use of rosemary bush. On the farm was locked cellar built by the French in 1870. It is in 1985 when the second generation of the family (Nemesio and his son Jose Maria Vicente) start a new project with the restructuring of vineyards and the introduction of new varieties. In 1991 the winery building was renovated respecting the original structure and the first preparation is carried out our first wine market in 1993 as “Casa Castillo Crianza 1991”. Today JoséMaría Vicente is at the forefront of the wine estate Casa Castillo. The wine estate Casa Castillo is located in the highlands of Jumilla. Their lands occupy the shade of the Sierra del Molar on steep slopes rising to 760 meters above the sea level. The farm is a total area of 402 hectares, of which only 174 hectares devoted to vineyards, the rest goes to the cultivation of almonds, olives and pine forest and conservation. The local variety Monastrell, occupies much of the vineyard followed by syrah, grenache and cabernet sauvignon. Viticultural Property Casa Castillo aims to produce wines with personality, taste and own character of each plot.

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