Albamar O Esteiro Mencía, is a Galician Mencía very different from other areas such as Bierzo or Ribera Sacra, fresh, with good acidity and light structure.
What does this wine taste like?
|Cherry red / Quite clear|
|Red fruit / Raspberry / Mint|
|Fresh / Good acidity / Light|
Drinking and storing
Aperitifs / At any time / White meats
Ratings and awards
|Ageing period||12 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
|Clarification and filtration||Bottled unfined and unfiltered|
|Vine age||Between 40 and 60 years|
|Soil||Slate / Sand|
The last economic crisis led to Xurxo Alba giving up his job as a consultant oenologist and devoting his work to his own vineyards and winery instead. White wines from Rías Baixas and Valdeorras and reds from Ribeira Sacra, Xurxo's wines always strongly express the character of their terroir. In the renowned area of Salnés, for example, he makes the most of the qualities of granite soils and the nearby sea to create fresh and lively wines. Wherever he works, Xurxo...