D.O. Jumilla (Murcia)
Casa Castillo Monastrell is a red wine from D.O Jumilla produced by the winery Finca Casa Castillo, in Jumilla (Murcia).
Casa Castillo Monastrell is a monovarietal of Monastrell, a local grape from the region. The vines are planted in crusty brown limestone soil in the field El Valle.
The harves is completed in the end of September and the grapes are transported to the winey in large 1,500kg containers.
For production after a careful destemming phase, the grape is fermented with natual yeasts in stainless steel containers with a varying temperature between 24-27ºC.
Casa Castillo Monastrell is aged for 6 months in French and American oak barrels.