Molino Loco Monastrell (2013) - 750mL
in a mixed or straight dozen
Of a deep and vibrant cherry-red colour, it boasts intense aromas of red ripe fruit (plum and cherries) on an elegant flowery background.
Fresh, with beautiful fruitiness and round soft tannins, it shows as a very easy-drinking and balanced red with a well intergrated oak touch.
One of more popular wines - and particularly awesome at this price!
Molino Loco translates as 'Crazy Windmill' which is all about the windmill located at Bodegas Castano which has rotated even when there is no wind!
A blend of 85% Monastrell (also known as Mourvedre or Mataro) and 15% Syrah aged for 1 month in oak barrels.
Appellation of Origin: DO Yecla
Height and orientation: 750 m / North - South
Type of soil: limestone
Average age of vineyard 50 years old in Monastrell, 15 years old Syrah
Planting density Monastrell 1600 to 2700 vines / ha, Syrah 2700 vines / ha
Yielding: 1500-2000 kg / ha
Harvest: Monastrell 2nd week of October 2013, Syrah last week of September 2013
Fermentation and maceration: Fermentation for 8-10 days
Fermenting temperature: 24-26 ºC
Malolactic fermentation: In stainless steel tanks
Stabilization: slight filtering
Residual Sugar: 2.5 gr/l
Total Acidity in Tartaric: 5.15 gr/l
Total SO2: 85 mg/l