Finca Torremilanos "Montecastrillo" Ribera Del Duero
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Organic

Finca Torremilanos "Montecastrillo" Ribera Del Duero - 2020

Item # 36876 750mL
$11.99/ Single Bottle
$143.88 $129.49/ Case of 12
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Organic

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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

Delicious red fruit flavors with structured tannins make this a great wine for burgers, grilled meats and sharp cheeses. Finca Torremilanos is comprised of 200 hectares of vineyards planted on quality land that has supported viticulture for over 100 years.


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Staff Pick Notes

A rare find in the inexpensive red wine realm. A big dark Spanish wine made with Tempranillo that's perfect with food, but nice on its own as well since it's not too tannic. Ribera del Duero is Rioja's little brother and known for much more costly wines. This one is an easy-drinking wonder at a great price. Pair with steak or grilled merguez sausage.

- JGM

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