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Bodegas Del Abad Domaine Bueno Mencía 2008

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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.

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Etienne rated this wine as 100/100 with the following review:

Love this wine!




Natalie's Review

Bodegas Del Abad Domaine Bueno Mencía 2008, D.O., Bierzo, Spain: Savoury, meaty and juicy with gorgeous exotic black fruit aromas and flavours. Get our of your shiraz rut with this wine. Drink: 2013-2017. 291989 13.50% XD 750 mL  $15.95 Score: 92/100. December 8, 2012 Best Value Red Wine.  Full Review

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