Full Review

Castillo

Castillo
2022 Red Blend, La Mancha

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: .05%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$7
Best Buy

Castillo
2022 Red Blend, La Mancha

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: .05%
Garnet color. Aromas and flavors of plum, violet candy, and fruit juice with a satiny, crisp, dryish medium body and a tingling, breezy finish imparting elements of red plum, mixed berry compote, and jolly rancher with soft tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. Fun, simple, and approachable; made for everyday drinking.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: plum, violet candy, and fruit juice
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with elements of red plum, mixed berry compote, and jolly rancher
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Fun, simple, and approachable; made for everyday drinking.

The Importer

Boutique Bev

The Importer
1319 Military Cutoff Rd. Ste CC #220
Wilmington, NC 28405
USA
1 910-210-6162

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
While there are several important red wine regions in Spain, such as Rioja, Priorat and Ribera del Duero, other regions are home to some distinctive wines. The largest of these is Castilla-La Mancha, neat the cities of Toledo and Madrid in central Spain. This is one of the largest expanses of vineyards in the world; red wines range from lighter-styled reds to Gran Riservas made from Tempranillo, much in the style of the best wines of Rioja. Wines from La Mancha are relative values.

Other regions include Catalonia in northeastern Spain where Penedès and Empordà wines originate as well as Alicante from the province of Valencia on Spain's south east coast.