Castano Casa de la Cera is a beautiful example of classic wine-making, and the care in the vineyards that shows in
A blend of Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, Syrah and Merlot, the grapes are harvested according to the ripeness of each varietal. As they are harvested, each varietal undergoes fermentation for 15 days in new French and American oak at a constant temperature 26-28 degrees Celsius. Pneumatic pressing afterwards and malolactic fermentation in the same barrels before ageing.
The result is an intense and complex, balsamic aromas, earthy, with spices and minerals on a fruity background (ripe red plum, dark wild berries). Savoury, of marked pleasant acidity and sweet tannins, with sweet cocoa in a long elegant finish.