Algueira Mencía 2018

Young red wine Adega Algueira Ribeira Sacra (Spain) Mencia Price: 11.95 € VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle
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11.95 € 0.75 L bottle

Details for Algueira Mencía 2018

Type:
Young red wine
Producer:
Adega Algueira
Wine region:
Ribeira Sacra (Spain)
Grape varieties:
Mencia
Bottle:
0.75 L
Alcohol content:
13,0%

Algueira Mencía 2018
Front and back

Review:

Founded in 1996 and lying in the municipal district of Doade, Adega Algueira is run by wine-maker and owner, Fernando González. The white grape vines, Albariño, Treixadura, Godello and Loureiro, are dotted about over the near-vertical, steep terraces along the length of the River Sil and enjoy a marked Atlantic microclimate; whilst the red ones, Mencía, Sousón, Caiño and Merenzao, grow on the slopes opposite, shielded from the cold by a Mediterranean microclimate. All these vines lie on rocky ground covered with slaty schist.

On the oenology side, Fernando relies upon the support and advice of Raúl Pérez, and his wines have received good reviews from Robert Parker, who has awarded them excellent scores for a number of years.

Algueira Mencia is the company's little gem; a strong wine, pure in nature, with an amazing intensity of colour, so characteristic of a quality Mencia. A subtle reduced note is apparent which is perfectly acceptable and bodes well for the evolution of this lovely young wine. A good swirl of the glass releases a wonderful array of aromas, topped by strawberries and blackberries.

Plenty of punch here from the Ribeira Sacra.

Food Pairing:
Veal carpaccio / roasted pork / magret of duck
Recommendations:
Optimum serving temperature:
14ºC

Customer reviews of Algueira Mencía 2018

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Algueira Mencía 2017

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Algueira Mencía 2016

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Adega Algueira

Adega Algueira
* Adega Algueira

Ribeira Sacra, Spain

Adega Algueira has opted for indigenous grape varieties (for the reds, Mencia, Albarello, Merenzao and Caíño, and for the whites, Godello, Loureiro, Albariño and Treixadura) and based its production exclusively on grapes grown in its own vineyards, situated on slopes by the River Sil, and benefiting from an exceptional microclimate.

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