Guimaro Tinto, Mencia, Ribeira Sacra, 2019, 750 ml
Mencia deserves way more respect than it gets. This varietal Mencia from Guimaro is the perfect spicy, light bodied red for all food occasions. Notes of red violets, savory herbs, black pepper, red cherries, and red currants. Read more
APPELLATION: Ribeira Sacra
FARMING: Practicing Organic
SOIL: Slate, Schist, Granite & Sand
WINEMAKING: From multiple plots of Mencía vines with an average age of 40 years old, located in and around Ribeira Sacra. Old-fashioned winemaking methods were reclaimed as well: wild yeast fermentation, foot treading in open-top vessels, raspón (stems) inclusion, working with low sulfur, and aging in used barrels.