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Albamar O Esteiro Mencía 2017

Albamar O Esteiro Mencía

2017
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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti11.0%
Production1,300 bottles

The wine

Albamar O Esteiro Mencía, is a Galician Mencía very different from other areas such as Bierzo or Ribera Sacra, fresh, with good acidity and light structure.

What does this wine taste like?

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Cherry red / Quite clear
Bouquet
Red fruit / Raspberry / Mint
Mouth
Fresh / Good acidity / Light

Drinking and storing

Serve between 13ºC and 15ºC

Food pairing

Aperitifs / At any time / White meats

Ratings and awards

201991 PK
201891 PK
201791 PK
PK: Parker

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Winemaking

Ageing period12 months
Type of woodFrench oak
Clarification and filtrationBottled unfined and unfiltered

Vineyards

Vine ageBetween 40 and 60 years
SoilSlate / Sand
ClimateAtlantic

The winery

Bodegas Albamar

Bodegas Albamar

The last economic crisis led to Xurxo Alba giving up his job as a consultant oenologist and devoting his work to his own vineyards and winery instead. White wines from Rías Baixas and Valdeorras and reds from Ribeira Sacra, Xurxo's wines always strongly express the character of their terroir. In the renowned area of Salnés, for example, he makes the most of the qualities of granite soils and the nearby sea to create fresh and lively wines. Wherever he works, Xurxo...

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