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Maestro Castrillo de Duero 2015

Synopsis, Our Opinion: EXCELLENT Spanish red we really enjoyed.

Producer/Winery: Alfredo Maestro; Bodegas Maestro Tejero; Penafiel, Spain.

Grape Variety: Tempranillo.

Geographic Appellation: Castilla y León, Spain.

Vintage: 2015

Price: $20.00 (with a 10% mixed case discount)

Purchased From: Domaine LA; Los Angeles, California (the sales rep’s “best value wine in the store” selection.

Paired With: Grilled filet mignon rubbed with McCormick Montreal Steak seasoning and Pappy’s Choice seasoning; roasted brussels sprouts; and fettuccine with caramelized onion, olive oil and Parmesan cheese sauce.


    Opened one hour before drinking. Opaque, inky dark purple color with a light purple rim. Wisps of plums, prunes and damp wood. Smooth entrance, accessible, dense full-body and an 80-grit texture. Explosive current and blackberry flavors; plentiful of fresh acidity, awash with grippy tannins and a long peppery finish that ends with a spicy clove taste. POWERFUL, burly wine from start to finish. Good pairing with the beef and delicious drinking without food after the dinner. EXCELLENT Spanish red we really enjoyed.

Alfredo Maestro in one of his Valtiendas vineyards...look closely at the soil!!!
Photo from Jose Pastor Selections.

Comments: Learn more about Alfredo Maestro and his wines.

Alcohol Content: 14.5

Closure: Natural cork.

UPC Code: NA

Imported by: Vinos & Gourmet; Richmond, California.