Casa Castillo El Molar 2017
12.12₣ (Exc. VAT bot. 75 cl.)
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
There is a high-pitched red fruit note on the nose of the 2017 El Molar, and it's a wine with a lot of light, something that is quite remarkable for a warm and Mediterranean year like 2017. This is a Garnacha that feels like a wine from a cool year, with plenty bright red fruit. I tasted it two weeks after it was bottled, and it felt completely harmonious and relaxed. As with most of the 2017s, this seems like the finest vintage for this wine. It has a lighter color and a more fragrant nose, and it’s immediately identifiable within the Casa Castillo range. 28,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in February 2019.
Between 14ºC and 16ºC
Aged for 12 months in new French oak foudres (large tuns). Unfiltered.