Gaba Do Xil Mencía 2013, Do Valdeorras

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Made by young gun Telmo Rodgriguez, this charming, fruity red is from the impressive mencia grape that is carving out...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A fine and fragrant, floral and herbal, red and blue fruit-scented mencía in the regional idiom, with no evident oak....

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

At the opening, we slightly reduced rating, which fades quickly with aeration. For the rest, what freshness! Flowing,...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

A highly toned Mencia in 2013, with aromas that burst forth, recalling cherries and herbs soaking in a spirited...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A relaxed and very drinkable mencia from the Valdeorras DO in northwestern Spain. The aromatics are stunning, heady...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Quality mencia. Love the structure. Great acid and grippy tannin. Still a fair amount of oak, and the wood is still...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

While fruit and charm, also spiciness, freshness, woody footprint is felt in the mouth without creating imbalance....

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