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Valtuille Cepas Centenarias

Valtuille Cepas Centenarias
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Valtuille Cepas Centenarias
Red wine Barrel. 11 months in French oak barrels.

Available vintages of Valtuille Cepas Centenarias

  • Valtuille Cepas Centenarias 2014
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Characteristics of Valtuille Cepas Centenarias

Valtuille Cepas Centenarias is a red wine from D.O. Bierzo produced by the winery Castro Ventosa. In this wine, we have a prevailing variety, the Mencía (95%), accompanied by Bastardo (3%) and small amounts of other varieties (2%).
The soils where the grapes for Valtuille Cepas Centenarias are planted are comprised of sand and chalk. The vineyards grow at an altitude of 580 metres. Here, we can find century-old vineyards where the Mencía grows.
The climate in the region of El Bierzo, located in Castilla y León, has continental and Atlantic influences.
The cultivation of the vines, as well as the harvest of the grapes for Valtuille Cepas Centenarias, is carried out manually.
The vinification process is performed following the conventional methods.
Valtuille Cepas Centenarias rests in French oak barrels for eleven months before it is bottled, without clarification or cold stabilisation.
Alcohol: 14.0%
Serve at 16ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Pairing
Grilled red meats, Roasts, Stew, Stews, Sheep cheese, Game stew

Tasting notes Valtuille Cepas Centenarias

Sight Dark cherry colour with maroon edges. A wine with a high robe and abundant tears. Nose Intense and complex aromas. Initially, intense and juicy notes of red ripe fruit are released. When it opens up, the red fruit gains in expressiveness and gets a touch of liquour. Hints of black fruits are also felt along with a very marked minerality mixed with smoky notes, some floral aromas and subtle touches of wood provided during its ageing. Good balsamic background. Taste Powerful, full-bodied, bulky and very tasty Bierzo wine. It shows a very long, velvety and meaty mid palate in which the aromas felt on the nose have an important role. Perfectly balanced wine with an excellent acidity and fine tannins. Very long and very persistent finish.
Sight Dark cherry colour with maroon edges. A wine with a high robe and abundant tears. Nose Intense and complex aromas. Initially, intense and juicy notes of red ripe fruit are released. When it opens up, the red fruit gains in expressiveness and gets a touch of liquour. Hints of black fruits are also felt along with a very marked minerality mixed with smoky notes, some floral aromas and subtle touches of wood provided during its ageing. Good balsamic background. Taste Powerful, full-bodied, bulky and very tasty Bierzo wine. It shows a very long, velvety and meaty mid palate in which the aromas felt on the nose have an important role. Perfectly balanced wine with an excellent acidity and fine tannins. Very long and very persistent finish.
Sight Dark cherry color with maroon edging, high layer and abundant tears. Nose Great explosion of sensations. Aroma of ripe fruit and macerated (especially black), very mineral, with a variety of balsamic notes, toast and spices. Taste Powerful mouth, very fleshy, with ripe tannins with a mineral aftertaste and mineral aftertaste. It is a round wine that fills the mouth.
Sight Dark cherry color with maroon edging, high layer and abundant tears. Nose Great explosion of sensations. Aroma of ripe fruit and macerated (especially black), very mineral, with a variety of balsamic notes, toast and spices. Taste Powerful mouth, very fleshy, with ripe tannins with a mineral aftertaste and mineral aftertaste. It is a round wine that fills the mouth.

Ratings

  • Parker 96
  • Parker 93
  • Peñin 93
  • Parker 92
  • Peñin 93
  • Decántalo 95
  • Parker 94
  • Decántalo 92
  • Peñin 94
  • Decántalo 92
  • Parker 94
  • Winespectator 93
  • Decántalo 92
  • Peñin 93

Ratings for the vintages from D.O. Bierzo

2017 --
2016 Excellent
2015 Excellent
2014 Excellent
2013 Very good
2012 Excellent
2011 Very good
2010 Very good
2009 Very good
2008 Very good
2007 Excellent
2006 Very good
2005 Excellent
2004 Very good
2003 Very good
2002 Very good
2001 Very good
2000 Very good
1999 Good
1998 Good
1997 Good
1996 Very good
1995 Good
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Production area D.O. Bierzo

Winery Castro Ventosa

In recent years, winemakers and developers have settled in the DO Bierzo with very plausible innovative ideas, investing heavily in local wineries, resulting in the production of personal and unique wines. There is no doubt that El Bierzo has become a trendy and cool D.O, aided by the spicy, delicate and velvety Mencia grape, whose character and great capacity of expression of terroir is undoubtedly the regions best asset. Even many compare it to the Pinot Noir, which together with the small scale style of production and topography of its vineyards, the traditional form of the Burgundian bottle used, and the original use of the names of towns and places in their best wines, resulted in this wine region being given the nickname of "little Spanish burgundy".

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Talk of Castro Ventosa, is speaking of a place but mostly about being rooted to earth are these people with some style, sober and discreet, outside shocks, trends and fleeting fashions, and only subject to cyclical and monotonous rhythm the passing of the seasons and the vineyard. Castro Ventosa in life gravitates around the earth, to the vineyard, the grape and fruit asu wine, which is only seen as the natural consequence of success at all stages but particularly in the strain itself.

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