Salterio Mencia DO Bierzo Adegas Galegas 2017

Salterio Mencia DO Bierzo Adegas Galegas 2017
Salterio Mencia DO Bierzo Adegas Galegas 2017

Salterio Mencia DO Bierzo Adegas Galegas 2017

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 turkey.

"Salterio (named after the Medieival instrument "psaltery") is an ode to the Troubadour tradition that sprung up in the Bierzo region in the Middle Ages and to its indigenous grape variety: Mencía. 70 year old bush vines planted on slate soils and influenced by the weather coming off the Atlantic result in a softly textured, fragrant red with ripe cherries, hints of violet and a mineral finish. "

  • Mencia
  • ABV 14.0%
  • Drink now / lay down
    2019 - 2021
  • Cork
  • Dry
  • Unknown

Region

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