Friday, August 27, 2021

Bodegas Castano Alcaria

2016 Bodegas Castano Alcaria....$6.99
Lowest price on Wine-Searcher is $9.99
A custom cuvée made for importer Eric Solomon with Jean-Marc Lafage, the 2016 Alcaria is a blend of 50% Monastrell, 25% Syrah, and the balance Garnacha, brought up in a mix of French and American oak barrels. An incredible value that more than over-delivers, this deeply colored red boasts terrific notes of ripe black fruits, chocolate, smoked herbs, and graphite. With full-boded richness and a sexy, opulent style on the palate, it opens up nicely in the glass and should keep for 2-4 years.
Rated 91/100 Jeb Dunnuck

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