wines

Mencía

Designation of origin:
Bierzo
Grape variety:
Mencía
Harvest:
2017
Vineyard:
80-year old vines on slopes, as well as trellised vines with an average age of around 30 years.
Soil:
Clay with pebble surface.
Elaboration:
Maceration and fermentation for 10 days in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Aged “sur lie” for six months before stabilization and bottling.
Alcohol content:
13,5% Vol
Annual production:
80.000 bottles
Tasting notes:
Vibrant and clear purplish red colour.

Intense bouquet, very fresh with predominantly berry and floral (violet) notes.

Powerful and sweet on the palate. Spacious, fresh and creamy. The tannins are ripe and rounded. Reappearance of berry, ripe fruit, and floral as well as spicy notes. Long, persistent finish.
Guides ranking:
91 Points Guía Peñín 2014
91 Points Guía Peñín 2016
91 Points Guía Peñín 2017
90 Points Guía Peñín 2018
89 Points Guía Peñín 2019
Awards:
Chosen by José Peñín as one of the top 20 cheaper red wines from Spain (2012 vintage).