Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 162 s p A in oFF The b ea T en p a T h W elcome to the Jumilla, which is a burgeoning wine region in Spain focused on their native variety monastrell. It's here, from old-vines growing in soils that consist of more rock than dirt, that Casa Castillo has decided to produce wines to compete at an international level. Over the last decade, Casa Castillo has been gaining the notoriety that they deserve. Las Gravas is usually produced as a single-vineyard wine, along with Castillo's Pie Franco, their prestige bottling that costs nearly twice as much. However, with the 2012 vintage, it was decided to not bottle Pie Franco, and so all of the juice went to Las Gravas, which has created a Las Gravas that the Wine Advocate has called "the finest vintage to date." ✦ Casa Castillo Las Gravas Jumilla 2012 LG 94 » $29 "...a serious, very young wine with ripe flavors that make it very tasty...The price is a dream come true. Super!" (1631022) u near T hing p er F ec T ion s herry has undergone a renaissance in the last decade. This once popular fortified wine was all but forgotten about by the general public. Yet collectors, enthusiasts and sommeliers would share their rare bottlings among a select few. This is where Jesús Barquín and Eduardo Ojeda came in, along with a group of passionate collectors. Constantly on the hunt for rare and sometimes forgotten casks throughout Jerez, Sanlúcar and El Puerto, the idea came to them that these gems should be bottled and shared with the world. ✦ e qui P o n a V azos rating bottle La Bota de Manzanilla #55 (1991007) LG 93+ $54 La Bota de Manzanilla Pasada Bota Punta #60 (1991008) LG 97 $99 La Bota de Oloroso Bota No #63 (1991009) LG 99 $119 La Bota de Palo Cortado Bota No #47 (1991006) LG 99 $134 La Bota de Palo Cortado v iejisimo #41 (1991004) LG 98 $134 La Bota de Amontillado Bota A.R. #49 (1996007) LG 100 $134

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