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Valtuille - Villegas
2014 Mencía

Viticulture

Vineyard: 540 meters above sea level.South facing single vineyard called Villegas.
Soil Type: Sandy.
Vine Age: Over 100 years old.
Irrigation: No irrigation
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Yield: 500kg production.

Vinification:

The Villegas vineyard is located within the town of Valtuille and the vines are over 100 years old, pre-phylloxera.
Hand-picked, the grapes are fermented in one 500 liters open French oak barrels. Whole cluster partly fermented. Aged for a year in French oak barrels.
500 bottles made.
'2014 has to be one of the finest vintages in recent times, with very floral, aromatic and elegant wines. It has the freshness of 2013 and the power of 2012. This is, of course, the winery of the family of superstar Raúl Pérez.' Luis Gutiérrez Wine Advocate 08.2017

Tasting Notes:

Color: Dark ruby with purple on the rim.
Nose: Rich, Intense, fresh red berries and minerals.
Palate: It is soft and velvety, ripe red fruits with some dark berries. Elegant with fine tannins, shows aromatic and floral notes.
Other: This wine will aged relatively well, will go well with coq au vin, or any rich flavored dishes.

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