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Luna Beberide Finca la Cuesta 2015 – Experience Mencia

Luna Beberide, Finca la Cuesta 2015, Bierzo, Spain, Wine Casual

Luna Beberide, Finca la Cuesta 2015, Bierzo, Spain

Tasting Note: You’ve likely only had a few mencia wines from Spain, and this one is a good one to try to get a broad sense of the style of the grape and what it can achieve.

Deep-intensity purple in color, this wine has a nose of raspberry, black plum and black currant.

On the palate the dry, full-bodied mencia has velvety, medium-plus tannin and a velvety mouthfeel with flavors suggested on the nose.

The wine is balanced with medium acidity supported by medium-plus-intensity fruit flavors.

Bottle Note: Vineyard – 60 years. Grape variety – 100% Mencia. Soils – Clay & Slate. Elevation – 2,132 ft. Aging – 12 months French Oak Barrels.

Rating: 90 points
Price: $14
Alcohol: 13.5%
Importer: Grapes of Spain, Lorton, Virginia
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: September 21, 2018

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