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2016 Isaac Fernandez Seleccion - Mencia Adras
$16.99
750ml | SKU 82453
24 Available
Ratings and Reviews

The 2016 Adrás Mencía from Isaac Fernandez is another excellent value, as it has been every vintage that I have had the pleasure to taste it. These fifty-plus year-old Mencía vines have succeeded nicely in 2016, offering up a fine aromatic constellation of cassis, pepper, espresso, graphite, a superb base of slate and a topnote of bonfire. On the palate the wine is pure, fullbodied and nicely sappy at the core, with impressive transparency, modest tannins and a long, tangy and complex finish. This is still a young wine and will gain in complexity with further bottle age, but it is very nicely balanced out of the blocks and already a pleasure to drink. Quite a classic example of the slightly more delicate style of Mencía planted on the terraces above the Miño River.

John Gilman - John Gilman 91
Country
Spain
Region
Ribeira Sacra
Type
Red
Variety
Mencia
Barcode: 8437012498129