2016 Valdesil Valderroa Carballo

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Galicia
Appellation Valdeorras (Appellation)
Winery Valdesil
Year 2016
Grape Mencia
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13%)
Drink window 2020 - 2026
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One of the upcoming stars from the Valdeorras is winery Val De Sil which focuses strongly on the Galician grape Godello and the red Mencia. The bodega has its vineyards in the valley Sil with its unique slate soils which make the wines of this house unique. The Valderroa Carballo Mencia comes from older Mencia vineyards. The wine is fermented in stainless steel and the malolactic fermentation was carried out in 500 liter French oak barrels after which the wine is allowed to develop further for 10-12 months in used French oak. By the way, Carballo means Oak.

The Carballo is one of the top red wines of the famous winery Val De Sil. It is a medium bodied wine with notes of leather, ripe red fruits, spices and cherries. The palate feels polished, with some heat balanced by good acidity. Close your eyes and taste a good burgundy but at a fraction of the price. We prefer to drink this deliciously elegant Mencia at around 15 degrees.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Galicia
Appellation Valdeorras (Appellation)
Winery Valdesil
Grape Mencia
Biological certified No
Vegan No
Year 2016
Drinking as of 2020
Drinking till 2026
Alcohol % 13
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Rustic, Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Barbecue, Cadeau!, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Open haard, Romantisch
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