Blend Dry Young Red Wine
Mencía and others
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Winery: Adegas Guímaro - Pedro Manuel Rodríguez Pérez
Region: Galicia ( D.O. Ribeira Sacra – Amandi Sub-zone)
Grape Varieties: 85% Mencía and 15% Caiño, Sousón, Merenzao, Brancellao
Type: Blend Young Dry Red
Alcohol Volume: 12.5%
Serving Temperature: 14º - 16º
Production: Small family winery that produces a small and selected amount of wine in the traditional way. They own 8 hectares comprising of 30 to 100 years old vines and work another 12-14 ha. which are controlled by them. The vines are planted in single row plots in a privileged natural setting on steep slopes ranging between 50% and 70%. They cooperate with other wineries like Niepoort or Raúl Pérez .
The young red wine of the winery is a blend mainly of Mencía accompanied by a small proportion of other local varieties. The grapes come from different plots with different orientations and altitudes around the Amandi Sub-zone on slate, granite and sandy soils from vines ranging between 35 – 40 years old. Manual harvested, it has spent 4 - 8 months in contact with its lees.
Tasting Note: Fresh and soft black fruit on the nose combined with floral and mineral touches. Medium-bodied with lovely silky tannins and good acidity.
Notes: Drinks nicely for 2 – 3 years
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