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2005 Castaño Hécula Yecla (750ml)
Producer: Bodegas Castaño bodegascastano.com
Appellation: Yecla - Murcia - Spain (DO)
Type: red
Varietal: Monastrell - Garnacha - Tempranillo
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$9.99
Tasting Notes:
tasted: November 6, 2007 , R Low
"Excellent value. Would be nice with lamb. Or even braise the lamb shanks in :)"
tasted: January 10, 2009 , Marcus Hicks-Ridder
3 stars "Color: dark; Alcoholic. Probably best with steak."
tasted: March 21, 2009 , Gordon Deeks
87 points "Color: dark; Sweetness: medium dry; Would buy again...excellent "
tasted: September 5, 2009 , Gretchen Brigden
"Color: dark; Sweetness: dry; Finish: medium; Lovely wine if given time to open. Great value but heavy sediment and tannins. Must be decanted; hangover helper if not"
tasted: September 26, 2010 , Chris Mauch
85 points "Color: bright; Nose: fragrant; Acidity: crisp; Sweetness: dry; Body: firm; Finish: medium; Overall: pleasant; Very good. Plum, prune on the nose. With aeration it really opened up. Lots of sediment. "
rated: October 21, 2009 , Jorge Sandoval
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