Benaza Mencia, Joven

Appelation:  Monterrei
Climate:  Atlantic
Grape (s):  Mencía
Soil(s): Clay, sandy, granite
Elevation: 300 – 400 meters
Vine Age:  25 years old
Farming: Traditional
Pruning: Espaldera, doble cordón
Production: 2500 cases
Logistics: 12 pack/bot 60 cases/pallet

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9,95 IVA inc

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The Monterrei appellation is located above Portugal in the Ourense province. This designation is relatively new, but has a long history in viticulture. It’s currently undergoing a renaissance in winemaking. The climate is relatively dry and warm for Galicia, and more continental than the Atlantic. Soils are a mixture of clay and alluvial.

Benaza Mencía is a balanced, easy to drink red wine. Expresses the personality and the inherent qualities of the Mencia grape. Benaza Mencía is a cuvée specially designed for Vinos de Terruños by Familia Pastor Gilabert in collaboration with Alvaro Bueno, an winemaker with an intimate knowledge of the Monterrei region.

Vinification: Fermented in stainless steel from the paste practically without squeezing.
Character: Garnet red with red berries scents and light floral notes with hints of cocoa and chocolate. The taste is soft, velvety and has an average structure. Fruity.
Gastronomy: Aperitif, cheeses, steaks, barbecues, ribs.