Vehemencia Bierzo Organic Mencia

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A modern version of classic elegance. Selected and rated with 91 points by Sarah Jane Evans, MW as featured in Decanter magazine Bierzo Mencia Expert's Choice (March 2017). A truly expressive mencia red with plenty of flavour and body, dressed in magnificent cherry red, without compromising a smooth, velvety palate. Genuine vehemence and passion for life turned into red.

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Wine Facts & Tasting Notes

Bodega Soul - Aroma Mencia (image courtesy of alfabeto de aromas)

Mencia

Apple
Citrus fruit
Melon
Pineapple
Pear
Grass
Toast
Floral

WINE DETAILS

Wine name: Vehemencia
Type of wine: Red
Vintage year: 2014
Grape varieties: 95% mencia, 5% garnacha
Winery: Bodega Vehemencia
Production area: Villadecanes, León
Appellation: DO Bierzo
Alcohol content (Vol.): 13.5%
Ageing in bottle: Months, until round
Number of bottles produced: 3500
Winemaking: 100+ old vines, low trailed. Manual harvest in the early day hours. Yield of 3,500Kg/ha. Maceration with cap punching plus rack and return for best colour extraction. Fermentation controlled at 24ºC. Clarification and stabilisation through continuous racking

APPEAREANCE

Opacity: Deep
Colour: Cherry red
Rim: Ruby red
Dryness: Dry
Body: Full bodied

NOSE AND PALATE AROMAS

Raspberry, blueberry, orange, apple, pear, violet, toast, mineral notes

WINE DESCRIPTORS

Supple, mouthfilling, berrylike, lush

ACCOLADES


91 Points Sarah Jane Evans MW, Expert's Choice Bierzo Mencia, Decanter March 2017.

Summary - Vehemencia Bierzo Organic Mencia

Geographical indicationsDO Bierzo
RegionNorthern Fringe
SweetnessDry
StyleLayered
Grape typeMencia
TypeRed

Reviews

Grade 
2017-12-18

Very nice dry red wine

Very good quality. Thoroughly enjoyed!

    Grade 
    2017-11-05

    Unexpected, enjoyable

    Decided to try something different from the usual Spanish riojas and riberas and very happy I did: wholesome, warm, velvet red. Thoroughly enjoyed it

      Grade 
      2017-10-20

      Bart

      Dark, full-bodied red, very nice bouquet. Very good to drink on its own, excellent value.

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