Bierzo reds: panel tasting results
Castro Ventosa, El Castro de Valtuille Joven 2011
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW 17 Sarah Jane Evans MW 17.5 Mike Ritchie MW 17
Intense and peculiar, with earthy fig notes. A different wine, giving all the immediate charm of Mencía, with full flavoured red berries and cherries. One for people with curiosity. Long, exuberant, spicy finish.
Price £10–£11.50 Butlers Wine Cellar, Bottle Apostle, Caviste, Good Wine Shop, Jeroboams, Scarlet Wines, The Vineking