Decanter panel tasting (Sept 2010): Castilla y Léon reds - All wines

The improved quality of fresh, fruity and approachable wines from the young DOs in this northern Spanish region impressed our judges. The following wines were rated 15 points and over.

Wine name Producer Country Region Vintage

Dominio del Bendito, El Titan del Bendito, Toro

Bodega Dominio del Bendito Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2006

Bodega Valdelosfrailes, Vendima Seleccionada, Cigales

Bodega Valdelosfrailes Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2005

San Roman, Toro

N/A Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2006

Finca Sobreno, Reserva, Toro

N/A Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2005

Bodegas Abanico, Manium Crianza, Bierzo

N/A Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2007

Bodega Luz, Vinademoya Leirus, Bierzo

Bodega Luzdivina Amigo Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2006

Bodega Monte la Reina, Castillo Monte la Riena, Roble, Toro

Bodega Monte la Reina Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2008

Bodega Teso La Monja, Victorino, Toro

Bodega Teso La Monja (Familia Eguren) Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2007

Dominio de Sexmil, Edicion Summa, Zamora

Alterego (Dominio de Sexmil) N/A N/A 2006

Finca Museum, Vinea Reserva, Cigales

Bodegas Museum Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2004

Hijos de Antonio Barcelo, Finca Anzil, Toro

Antonio Barcelo Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2005

Numanthia, Numanthia, Toro

Bodega Numanthia Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2007

Bodegas Frutos Villar, Muruve Reserva, Toro

Bodegas Frutos Villar [Cigales] Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2006

The Rolland Collection, Campo Alegre, Toro

Campo Eliseo Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2007

Bodegas Frutos Villar, Muruve Crianza, Toro

Bodegas Frutos Villar [Cigales] Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2007

Marques de Olivara, Mo Olivara, Toro

Marques de Olivara Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2006

Terna Bodgas, Morfeo, Toro

Terna Bodegas (Sitios de Bodega) Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2006

The Rolland Collection, Campo Eliseo, Toro

Campo Eliseo Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2004

Bodegas Frutos Villar, Muruve Roble, Toro

Bodegas Frutos Villar [Cigales] Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2008

Bodega Teso La Monja, Almirez, Toro

Bodega Teso La Monja (Familia Eguren) Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2008

Bodega Valdelosfrailes, Seleccion Personal, Carlos Moro Valdelosfrailles, Cigales

Bodega Valdelosfrailes Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2005

Bodegas Lezcano-Lacalle, Reserva, Cigales

Bodegas Lezcano-Lacalle Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2003

Finca Museum, Museum Real Reserva, Cigales

Bodegas Museum Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2004

Numanthia, Termanthia, Toro

Bodega Numanthia Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2007

Bodegas Estafania, Tilenus, Roble, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Cenit, Cenit, Zamora

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Bodegas Frutos Villar, Miralmonte Crianza, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Buezo, Varietales, Arlanza

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Quinola Suarez, Quinola Garage Wine, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Estafania, Tilenus, Crianza, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2005

Bodegas Frutos Villar, Muruve Elite, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Mengoba, Mencia de Espanillo, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Bodega Valdelosfrailes, Prestigio, Cigales

N/A N/A N/A 2005

Casar di Burbia, Tebaida 5, Biezo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Dominio de Tares, Cepas Viejas, Biezo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

La Setera, Seleccion Especial, Arribes

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Losada Vinos de Finca, Losada, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodega Monte la Reina, Torcanto, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodega y Pagos Matarredonda, Libranza, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Bodega y Pagos Matarredonda, Juan Rojo, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2005

Bodegas Abanico, Eternum Viti, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Bodegas Peique, Seleccion Familiar, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2005

Coral Duero, Rompesedas, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Dominio de Tares, Bembibre, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Losada Vinos de Finca, Altos de Losada, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

La Legua Capricho, Vendimia Familiar, Cigales

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Marques de la Concordia, Durius Magister, Arribes

N/A N/A N/A 2005

Sitios de Bodega, Palacios de Castilla, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Bodegas Adria VM, 9 Meses, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Bodegas la Reina, Tertius Joven, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodega Valdelosfrailes, Tempranillo, Cigales

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodegas Farina, Colegiata, Tinto de Toro, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodegas Peique, Vinedos Viejos, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Bodegas Covitoro, Canus Verus, Vinas Viejas, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Torreduero, Vega Lizarde Joven, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Finca Sobreno, Crianza, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2007

La Legua, Joven, Cigales

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodegas Adria, Vega Montan, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodegas Ribera de Pelazas, Brunal, Arribes

N/A N/A N/A 2005

Mengoba, Brezo, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodegas Peique, Ramon Valle, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Bodega Cyan, Prestigio, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Bodegas Arlanza, Dominio de Manciles Reserva, Arlanza

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Bodegas Cenit, Demora, Tierra del Vino de Zamora

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Bodegas Rejadorada, Novellum, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Bodegas Torreduero, Quinta el Refugio, Tinto 3 Meses, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Bodegas Vetus, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Bodegas Peique, Joven, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodegas Cesar, Principe, Cigales

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Bodegas y Vinedos La Silvera, Finca La Silvera, Preto, Tierra de Leon

N/A N/A N/A 2007

La Legua, Roble, Cigales

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Terrazgo, Arribes

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Bodegas Casto Pequeno, Gravedad, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2006

Casar di Burbia, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Dominio de Tares, Baltos, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Alvaro Palacios, Petalos, Bierzo

Alvaro Palacios Spain Old Castile (Northern) 2008

Bodega Alberto Ledo, Ledo 8, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Frutos Villar, Muruve Joven, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodegas Rejadorada, Roble, Toro

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Buezo, Tempranillo, Arlanza

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Gordonzello, Peregrino Maceracion Pelicular, Leon

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Perez Carames, El Vino de Los Consules de Roma, Bierzo

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Senorio de los Arcos, Vega Carriegos Roble, Leon

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Traslanzas, Cigales

N/A N/A N/A 2006