2010 Mencia Tinto, Bodegas Pittacum, Bierzo, Spain
Roving Sommelier is passionate about premium quality Spanish regional wines. Bodegas Pittacum is a small family-owned winery that produces affordable, premium wines in the province of Bierzo, North-west Spain. Here, they produce this traditional artisan wine from the local Mencia grape using organic farming techniques and the wine spends around 8 months in American and French oak barrels. The wine is full-bodied and powerful, yet elegant and fruity with rustic charm. Best enjoyed with food and in a convivial atmosphere.
Alcohol: 14.5% abv (75cl)
Grape varieties: Mencia
Flavour Profile: Full-bodied, Powerful, Aromatic, Black Fruits, Spice. Great with Hard cheeses and red meats, especially Charcuterie, stews and casseroles.