Bierzo Las Tres Filas Mencia

Wine Type: Red Wine

Country: Spain

Region: Bierzo

Grapes: 100% Mencia

Tasting Notes: Cherry red color with violet tones, clear. Intense, fresh and elegant nose where sensations of berry, strawberry and raspberry as well as floral notes of violets dominate. In the background, but very well integrated, hints of vanilla, tobacco and minerals. Elegant and silky on the palate. The attack is fresh, with berry sensations. Rounded, soft and silky tannins. With its balanced acidity, this wine shows a clear Atlantic character, where the freshness and varietal notes dominate in a perfect harmony with the wood aromas which add background complexity to the wine.

Food Pairings: Pairs well with red meat dishes, game and seasoned cheeses

James Suckling: “Aromas of plums, mulberries, dried flowers, stones and violets. Medium-bodied with fine tannins. Textured and creamy. Balanced and subtle. Flavorful finish with excellent length. Drink or hold.”

International Wine Report: “The 2019 ‘Las Tres Filas’ begins with aromas of cherries and plums which come together with lavender, herbs, violets and raspberry candies all bursting from the glass. On the palate this possesses a lovely medium-body with wonderful overall balance and a mineral laced core. It displays beautiful bright red fruits and herb flavors that are underlined with fresh acidity that persists through the finish. While this is certainly appealing today, it should also continue to flesh out beautifully over the next few years.”

93 points, James Suckling (2019)
92 points, International Wine Report (2019)
90 points, Decanter (2016)