T. +44 (0)20 7484 6430
  • London: +44 (0)20 7484 6430
  • Edinburgh: +44 (0)131 226 4202
  • Hong Kong: +852 3628 3627
0 items





Castro Candaz


Spain & Portugal



Grape Variety:


Finca el Curvado, Ribeira Sacra, 2018

6x75cl £115.00

10 cases, 4 bottles £19.17 per bottle

Add to Basket

Tasting Note:

Finca El Curvado is produced from five plots of the same wider single vineyard, blending 45 to 70 year old vines. Mencia based but in practice a natural field blend which includes up to 20% of other varieties such as Alicante Bouschet and Bastardo, with some local white grape varieties too. Crisp red fruit and cool black raspberries are joined by juicy strawberries and a Trousseau-like lifted blackberry perfume, all underpinned by a crisp, stony minerality. The 2018 is a fine, mouthwatering, light-styled red perfect for everyday drinking. Fermented with 100% whole bunches and aged in neutral 500L barrels. A great introduction to the schist and granite dominated slopes of La Chantada, a cooler sub-zone of Ribeira Sacra.

Discover Spain & Portugal

The popularity of brand Rioja shows no signs of abating and is single-handedly supporting Spain's stronghold in the UK. However, the last few years have seen the emergence of intelligent, quality-driven producers who have turned their backs on the traditional extended cask ageing, in favour of a ...

Related Blog Articles