Mencia - 2014

Price : 20.10$
Grape Variety : Mencia  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 12886890  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

A little smoky, full of dark fruit, well proportioned, balanced and tasty with very good acidity. The wine offers bright flavors of maraschino cherry, vanilla and bitters, with tangerine acidity and light, firm tannins. The clay-rich soils make a powerful wine.

Wine Pairing :

Lamb brochette. Sirloin Santa fe. Grilled bavette with blackcurrant jelly.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Mencia 100%
  • Age of vines : 40 years
  • Yield of vines : 4 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : no
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : stainless steel during 20 days
  • Maturation : 12 months in french oak barrique (1/3 new, 1/3 1 year, 1/3 2 years) With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : selected
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 10 years
  • Decanting : 1 hour

See the Press Review


Vintage 2014:

  • Decanter: 93

Vintage 2010:

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 91}
  • Guide PeƱin : 91

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