Hombros 2018 · Buy it for £15.89 at Vinissimus
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Spec sheet

TypeRed Wine
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.0%

The wine

Clusters of grapes can be separated into two parts: the shoulders and the tips. The latter are formed on the lower halves of the clusters, where the freshest grapes are concentrated. On the shoulders, the upper part, are the riper grapes which produce this magnificent Mencía red. Succulent fruit and a mineral character are its distinctive traits.

What does this wine taste like?

Picota cherry red / Violet glints / Clean / Bright / Opaque
Ageing notes / Vanilla / Coconut / Chocolate / Tobacco / Candied fruit / Toasty notes / Mineral notes / Balsamic notes / Spicy notes
Full / Flavoursome / Elegant tannins / Rounded / Powerful / Balanced / Long / Persistent

Drinking and storing

Serve between 14ºC and 16ºC

Food pairing

Roasted peppers / Ham on toasted bread / Roasts / Sheep cheese

Ratings and awards

201892 SK
201592 PN
201293 PN
201090 PK
200993 PN
200794 PN
PK: ParkerPN: PeñínSK: Suckling

Customer reviews

8 reviews

The winery

Bodega Casar de Burbia

Bodega Casar de Burbia

Casar de Burbia is a purely family-owned winery that was founded by Nemesio Fernández Bruña, the first generation of a saga of vine growers and vine-growers, as they themselves like to call themselves, which has survived to this day. That boy who, back in the 1940s, was entrusted with cleaning the clay vats as he was the only one who fit through the narrow mouths, decided in 1989 to make his dream come true and began to acquire old vineyards in El Bierzo. Obsessed with altitude...