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2007 Casa Castillo Monastrell Jumilla
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2008

($12) Inky purple. Deep, smoky cassis and blueberry aromas, with complicating notes of tobacco and musky herbs. Powerful dark berry flavors are youthfully chewy and tannic, with bright acidity adding snap. Finishes with strong grip and very good persistence. For this price, this is serious stuff.

90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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great for the price
05/11/2009
by lev96
this is good stuff. new world powerful jumilla wine, yet balanced. black cherry flavors, with fine tannins. it has good stuffing that should last a bit. i picked up 2 bottles based upon professional reviews, but i wish i had done more...

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