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Lousas Parcela Seoane Mencía

9.363 ratings
9.419 pro ratings
Canary Islands, Spain
Mencía
Top Notes For
Darren Dittrich

Bright acid-rich bombshell, with mineral and meaty fragrances. Floral notes at first, changing in the glass... not a shy wine, likely polarizing... but for my tastes, and unique and delicious experience.

Bright acid-rich bombshell, with mineral and meaty fragrances. Floral notes at first, changing in the glass... not a shy wine, likely polarizing... but for my tastes, and unique and delicious experience.

Aug 4th, 2018
Kyle Doucet-Walter

Incredible. Densely layered fruit, earth, mineral, and savoury elements. A crescendo of evolution took place while we drank this. The nose had something only some of the best pinots have; a kind of magical aroma that is impossible to pin down, "like a dream you know you had but can't fully remember." (@Matt Wilson )

Incredible. Densely layered fruit, earth, mineral, and savoury elements. A crescendo of evolution took place while we drank this. The nose had something only some of the best pinots have; a kind of magical aroma that is impossible to pin down, "like a dream you know you had but can't fully remember." (@Matt Wilson )

Jul 13th, 2017
Jan Konetzki

Floral fragrant Menzia. Tart dark fruit, sappy, herbal notes. Med in body, juicy. Tannins are lightly grippy but fine.

Floral fragrant Menzia. Tart dark fruit, sappy, herbal notes. Med in body, juicy. Tannins are lightly grippy but fine.

3 people found it helpfulFeb 19th, 2015
Lindsey King

Maravilloso! Fresh, energetic, spirited. I drank this with someone whose name escapes me but who looked like Salvador Dali and I thought that was fitting for this. Red fruit, 'sweat dirt smell', pepper, violet. A little bit of stem in there too. Feels like when you lay down and remember you can imagine anything you like.

Maravilloso! Fresh, energetic, spirited. I drank this with someone whose name escapes me but who looked like Salvador Dali and I thought that was fitting for this. Red fruit, 'sweat dirt smell', pepper, violet. A little bit of stem in there too. Feels like when you lay down and remember you can imagine anything you like.

2 people found it helpfulNov 13th, 2017
Matté

Manager The Wine Cellars

9.2

Confected but in in a good way, rose petals and strawberry, some good concentration but still with some elegance. Snappy red fruit, soft tannin, chalky, plush.

Confected but in in a good way, rose petals and strawberry, some good concentration but still with some elegance. Snappy red fruit, soft tannin, chalky, plush.

2 people found it helpfulFeb 2nd, 2015
Mark Lindzy

From 80yr mencía vines on a pure slate terraced parcel. Black and blue fruit, savory minerality and sassy acidity. Very expressive now, but I would love to see how this ages over the next 5-10 years.

From 80yr mencía vines on a pure slate terraced parcel. Black and blue fruit, savory minerality and sassy acidity. Very expressive now, but I would love to see how this ages over the next 5-10 years.

1 person found it helpfulDec 11th, 2016
MICHAEL COOPER DipWSET

Owner TomeVinos wine shops, WSET Level 3, Blogger www.spanishwinesandmore.com, blog.tomevinos.com

9.3

Surprising and exciting wine full of energy. #wholecluster #mencia #ribeirasacra #envinate when I tasted this wine before in a show next to its non-parcel brother, I preferred the non-parcel. In this tasting without anything to compare it with, I enjoyed it thoroughly. Cool new wines in #Spain

Surprising and exciting wine full of energy. #wholecluster #mencia #ribeirasacra #envinate when I tasted this wine before in a show next to its non-parcel brother, I preferred the non-parcel. In this tasting without anything to compare it with, I enjoyed it thoroughly. Cool new wines in #Spain

1 person found it helpfulFeb 22nd, 2016
Robin Gerber

Partner Spotlight Brands

9.6

Delicious! Nice spice and reminds me of northern rhone.

Delicious! Nice spice and reminds me of northern rhone.

1 person found it helpfulMay 13th, 2014
Mark Lindzy

Single parcel Mencía from a southwest facing slope of 80ish year-old vines. Opened yesterday along with the Viñas de Aldea (village version) the Aldea was much more approachable. Today the Seoane has really opened up, but does need a little cellar time (or a big decant) IMHO. Strawberry, graphite, wild herbs, black pepper, very fine tannin and vibrant acidity. 600ish bottles produced.

Single parcel Mencía from a southwest facing slope of 80ish year-old vines. Opened yesterday along with the Viñas de Aldea (village version) the Aldea was much more approachable. Today the Seoane has really opened up, but does need a little cellar time (or a big decant) IMHO. Strawberry, graphite, wild herbs, black pepper, very fine tannin and vibrant acidity. 600ish bottles produced.

Aug 19th, 2016
Bryan Garcia

Sales Grand Cru Selections

9.3

My kind of steak wine!

My kind of steak wine!

May 3rd, 2016