2009 Casa Castillo Jumilla Las Gravas

Mourvèdre Blend

  • Spain
  • Murcia
  • Jumilla
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CT90.8 85 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 44

  • Altonplace Likes this wine: 92 points

    September 2, 2020 - An outstanding Jumilla, punching far above its weight. Balanced floral with a sweet raspberry core, this has both weight and lightness to be appreciated. Stony undertones make for a clear, bright wine. Enjoy this now as it far exceeds the expectations of its price point.

  • Wade Shanley wrote: 87 points

    March 27, 2020 - Not flawed but not doing much for me. It was initially interesting with a smoky gamy profile, but for the age tannin came across a bit sharp, then a steep dive on a somewhat "watery" finish. just generally out of balance.

  • tom_wine Likes this wine: 88 points

    September 8, 2019 - Ripe plum, strawberry and blueberry fruit with nice floral aromas. Drinking well now. Turning the corner to the raisiny character.

  • dsamuel wrote: 85 points

    March 6, 2019 - Dark ruby with mild clearing - appears unfiltered
    Medium aromas of dusty raisinated cherry and smoke - medium oak influence
    Sort of a cardboard aroma which does not blow off but doesn't appear corked otherwise
    Medium(+) palate of sweet red fruit
    Medium(+) acidity and great length with medium/medium(+) tannins
    This is a nice representative but a little ripe/ raisinated in my opinion to be deemed a quality wine

    Interesting to see my tasting notes and the difference I am now seeing with previous CT notes…Maybe an off bottle or just not my type of wine

  • S.Wayne wrote: 88 points

    March 4, 2019 - Single blind tasting
    Purple brown color with clear rim
    Medium aromatics of dark prunes. Some oak and an issue with cardboard.
    Medium + acidity. Medium tannins
    Palate of smoke, dark ripe fruits and chocolate.
    Rounded mouth feel with reasonable finish.
    I feel the nose created the lower score.

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  • By Ferran Centelles
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  • By Richard Jennings
    4/27/2012 (link) 91 points

    (Casa Castillo 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)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Casa Castillo
  • Varietal Mourvèdre Blend
  • Designation Las Gravas
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Murcia
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Jumilla
  • UPC Codes 8437002030551, 8437002030803

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  • In Cellars 269 (37%)
  • Consumed 463 (63%)

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