Mencia - 2016

Grape Variety : Mencia  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
Price : 19.45$
SAQ Code :  
Inventaire : Continuous Supply  
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 : Natural
  • Fining : : Light filtering
  • Cellar : 10 years
  • Decanting : 1 hour

See the Press Review


Vintage 2015:

  • James Suckling 2018: 93 pts.

Vintage 2014:

  • Decanter: 93 pts.

Vintage 2010:

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

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