Expansive, spice- and smoke-accented aromas of red/blue fruit preserves, incense and five-spice powder, along with cola and mineral flourishes.
Spicy, fully oaked black-fruit aromas are a bit edgy, while this Mencía feels crisp, smacking and racy. Blackberry and cassis flavors finish with firm tannins and lively acidity that lend balance to this full-bodied red.
The fusion of a traditional native varietal and the rich slate soil of a century-old single vineyard. Harvested by hand and aged for 12 months in French and Caucasian 300-liter oak barrels.