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2009 Casa Castillo (Julia Roche E Hijos) Jumilla Las Gravas
- > Murcia
- > Jumilla
Community Tasting Notes 19
flwinos wrote: (90 points)
August 9, 2014 - Needs about 45 minutes of air time at least before it settles down.
jlhkiss Likes this wine: (91 points)
July 18, 2014 - Consistent aroma and flavor profile from last fall, but I got more notes of garrigue on the nose, herbs and olives on the palate, and baking spices on the finish. Went nicely with BBQ chicken thighs and roasted veggies off the grill. Still coming into balance as it took about 1.5 hours in the decanter to add weight and the new savory notes. The fruit is still subdued but more open than last year. Drink 2015-2020.
teevines wrote: (91 points)
June 28, 2014 - We really enjoyed this one with a pop and pour experience. With the next bottle, we're going to let it decant as this wine really opened up nicely as it sat in the glass. Nose gave us dark fruity, woodsy and some cocoa started to surface as time went on. Smooth, elegant but can be a bit light on finish. We're happy to have found this one, for sure.
tmcg55 Likes this wine: (90 points)
April 26, 2014 - Enjoyed this. Was easy drinking with nice fruit and herbal tones. I think I will sit on my last bottle to see what some age does to this.
depdoc Likes this wine: (93 points)
April 25, 2014 - Dark fruit on aroma and taste. Has much improved in the last year, much more evolved and smooth. It should be good several more years. Superb value.
Pro Reviews 2
By Ferran Centelles
(Casa Castillo, Las Gravas Jumilla Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Richard Jennings
4/27/2012 (link) 91 points
(Casa Castillo (Julia Roche E Hijos) Jumilla Las Gravas) Dark purple red violet color; tar, tart berry, charcoal, tart plum nose; tight, tart berry, tart plum, charcoal, mineral palate; needs 5-plus years; medium-plus finish 91+ points (80% Monastrell, 15% Syrah, 5% Garnacha)
- Vintage 2009
- Type Red
- Producer Casa Castillo (Julia Roche E Hijos)
- Varietal Red Blend
- Designation Las Gravas
- Vineyard n/a
- Country Spain
- Region Murcia
- SubRegion n/a
- Appellation Jumilla
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 375 (74%)
- Consumed 133 (26%)