Salterio Mencia DO Bierzo Adegas Galegas 2015

Salterio Mencia DO Bierzo Adegas Galegas 2015

Salterio Mencia DO Bierzo Adegas Galegas 2015

This month's Book and a Bottle novel pairing with Ian Rankin - Rather Be The Devil.Fragrant on the nose with delicate aromas of red cherries, blackberries and a hint of violet. The persistent mineral note present on the nose is echoed on the palate. Dense with a rounded texture, Salterio displays concentrated flavours of sweet and savoury cherry, complimented by light floral notes. Its spicy touch and lingering freshness make it a very versatile wine. Slightly chilled, Salterio Mencía will make a refreshing aperitif and will definitely pair with a wide array of dishes such as: traditional Spanish cold cuts, “arroz al horno” (baked rice), bean stew, Galician beef empanada, roasted... Read more

"Native to North-Western Spain, this Mencía comes from 70 years old vines which impart it a succulent fruit concentration, smooth tannins and mineral note true to the region."

  • Mencia
  • ABV 13.0%
  • Drink now
    2017 - 2019
  • Cork
  • Dry

Region

Spain

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