Wine Gran Castillo, "Family Selection" Shiraz, Valencia DOP
The wine is dark red with a violet hue.
Well-balanced wine with a medium density soft fruit flavors and a long persistent finish.
The intense flavor of the wine reveals notes of red berries, such as blackberries and red currants.
The wine goes well with red meat, game, spicy dishes, mature cheeses.
Gran Castillo, "Family Selection" Shiraz - a very nice red wine with an intense aroma and a mild, slightly sweet flavor. Fresh berry tones of blackberries and red currants forming a complex aroma and on the palate is dominated by fruit motifs. To create a wine grape variety used Shiraz grown in the vineyards of sunny Valencia, dominated by a warm Mediterranean climate and soils are mainly clay. The wine is made in the traditional way. After fermentation, the wine is aged 4 months in oak barrels, which gives her a pleasant soft and velvety. High quality "Family Selection" Shiraz has repeatedly pointed out awards at international competitions and tastings.
During the Middle Ages in Spain it was covered by numerous castles and fortresses - castillos. These magnificent buildings symbolizing power and authority. For many centuries the castle walls withstood a lot - heavy rains, strong winds and sharp blades enemies. These walls also protect the culture and art, including the traditions of Spanish cuisine and delicious wines that are an integral part of Spanish culture. Inspired by the history of the Spanish castles, Bodega Gran Castillo took the production of wines that combine the wine culture for centuries, a great history, and modern methods of production.
For the development of wine in Bodega Gran Castillo meets Victor Marquez - an expert in the field of winemaking and viticulture, trained as an engineer of agriculture and has a master's degree in the field of winemaking. His academic career has always been linked with a solid professional training, and this allowed him to take the position of Assistant Director of Technology (Assistant Technology Director) one of the leading companies in Valencia.
Wine bodega Gran Castillo made from grapes grown on plots owned by a family company Bodegas Murviedro, and this wine is Bodegas Murviedro Gran Castillo in the international market. Winery Bodegas Murviedro was founded in 1927 as a subsidiary of the leading time in the wine market in Europe Group of Companies Schenk. Since 1997, the company is located in the town of Requena. Plant Murviedro controlled literate, highly qualified specialists, as before, is the property of the family Schenk. The combination of the latest technology and long tradition in wine production of vintage wines offer excellent quality with its unique character, reflecting the peculiarities of the Spanish regions of Alicante, Valencia, Rueda, Utel-Requena, Cava and Castile.