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Bembibre 2017



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/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.0%

The wine

One of the essential wines to get to know the true flavour of a wine made with care and love from old Mencia vines, Bembibre is a perfect example of the artisanal wine production in El Bierzo. This wine shows off all the strength, character and eloquence of Mencia grapes.

Although it does not reach the exceptional level of the Pago 3 wine, Bembibre offers the best of six different vineyards, selected from among the best plots in the Bierzo area: vineyards with decomposed gravel and slate soils, and low-yield vines over 60 years old. The wine stands in French oak barrels for 16 months, and then in the bottle for a further 24 months, resulting in a warm velvety wine. The final result is elegant and fruity with a scented nose — overall a well-balanced and flavoursome wine.

What does this wine taste like?

Black fruits / Red fruit / Prunes / Dried fruit and nuts
Dense / Powerful / Warm / Elegant

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC

Food pairing

Lamb / Vegetable casseroles / Game

Ratings and awards

201590 PK
200591 PK
PK: Parker

Customer reviews

1 review



The winery

Dominio de Tares

Dominio de Tares

Discovering old vineyards in the mountainous Alto Bierzo region and obtaining high expression products form the main objective of this winery, which has been capable of turning itself into a benchmark winery, not only in the denomination but also in the wine sector in general. A young, professional and creative team that concentrates its efforts on amazing and satisfying its faithful clientele year after year, helping them to discover the huge potential of this area - a land...