Bodegas Del Abad Domaine Bueno Mencía 2008 Wine Review
|Bodegas Del Abad Domaine Bueno Mencía 2008|
|D.O., Bierzo, Spain|
Community Score: 4.7/5
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Product #: 291989
Wine Type: Red Wine
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Bodegas Del Abad
Agent: Tradesa Corp.
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Natalie's Score: 92/100Savoury, meaty and juicy with gorgeous exotic black fruit aromas and flavours. Get our of your shiraz rut with this wine.
Food pairings: roast venison.
This Bodegas Del Abad Domaine Bueno Mencía 2008 was reviewed December 8, 2012
by Natalie MacLean
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|Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:|
The 2008 Bodegas Del Abad Dom Bueno, composed of 100% Mencía harvested from old vines, is a light to medium bodied, fruity wine with intense aromas of plum/red currant/cherry, some floral notes as well oak and faint vanilla. It has some distinct mineral notes; is bit unbalanced as the fruit and refreshing acidity doesn't match the tannins that are somewhere between refined to tannic (decant for 1-2 hours to allow faint sulphur notes to escape) and the finish is medium to long. It is food friendly to be enjoyed with carb-dominated dishes; drink now or age short-term till 2014/5. My impression: NICE to BEAUTIFUL (once decanted for 2+ hours), 88-89 pts - wine for light wine lovers. Tasted Dec/12.
See my wine recommendations readily available at the LCBO here:
|This mencía was harvested from old vineyards in the outskirts of Villafranca. Its structure is monolithic, as impenetrable as a wall of slate, showing only black fruits, spices and yet, despite everything, a mouth-watering acidity. A sure bet to lay down for at least five years and enjoy. Score: 92 Source: Wine and Spirits Magazine|
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