Ribeira Sacra, Galicia

Fedellos Do Couto

Cortezada Ribeira Sacra Mencía 2019

Fedellos do Couto entry-level wine, 100% Mencía from the stunning Cortezada vineyard in Abeleda (Ribeiras do Sil subzone). Expressive, beautiful nose with aromas of red fruit (strawberry, wild berries), violets, pepper and some herbal and earthy notes. Light, bright and juicy. Mineral. Very easy to drink. — 5 days ago

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Fento Wines

O Estranxeiro Blanc

Post-work, sample bottle tasting with a wine trade friend, open 3D at the time of my experience. No notes, scores honest. — a month ago

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Envinate

Lousas Viñas de Aldea Mencía 2019

Red fruit, spice, wet dirt. Delicious. — a month ago

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Adega Algueira S.L.

Cortezada Ribeira Sacra Godello Blend 2019

Blend of Godello (40%), Albariño (40%) and Treixadura (20%) from the spectacular Cortezada plot. Built in the 1920s on the south bank of the Sil River in Ourense, it was abandoned after the Civil war and replanted around 2000. Fresh, fruit-forward. Citrus (lemon) aromas and flavors. Good structure. Mineral, some flinty notes, slightly saline. — 10 days ago

Bob liked this

Fento Wines

O Estranxeiro Mencía 2019

Post-work, sample bottle tasting with a wine trade friend, open 3D at the time of my experience. No notes, scores honest. — a month ago

Daniel, Lyle and 17 others liked this

Bodegas Ronsel do Sil

Vel' Uveyra Ribeira Sacra Mencia 2017

Full body, velvety texture, bursting with dark fruit, hint of oak. Ripe to enjoy any time, unless maybe it's really hot. — a month ago

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Adega Algueira S.L.

Madialeva Ribeira Sacra Garnacha Tintorera

Complex nose, with earthy and some meaty notes. Hints of milk chocolate. Medium to full-bodied, bold, red fruit. Quite polished for a Garnacha Tintorera — 10 days ago

Adega Algueira S.L.

Fincas Ribeira Sacra Red Blend

Blend of indigenous varieties Caiño and Sousón. Great nose, with balsamic and some herbaceous notes. The most rustic of the estate’s wines tasted — 10 days ago

Dominio do Bibei

Lacima Ribeira Sacra Red Blend 2016

Best Spanish red I’ve had in a while. Mencia (or Juan in Portugal) great cab franc substitute. — a month ago