Spanish Video Wine Review: Brezo Mencía 2010

by mary on September 11, 2013

I’ve had two cats named after my favorite grapes: Pinot Noir and Mencía…my cats are as full of character as these grapes! Mencía is a unique grape, full of personality, from the northwest of Spain, that at it’s best, has aromas of stone, earth and leaf. It’s not for the faint-hearted wine drinker, but rewards the adventurous. Some of my favorite Spanish wines are from Mencía but finding a good deal is increasingly hard as production can be tiny. The wine today is by star wine-maker Gregory Perez of Bodegas Mengoba the Bierzo region of Galicia. Mengoba Mencía has been one of my favorite Mencías for a long time and now we have the baby Mencía from Bodegas Mengoba: Brezo Mencía 2010. Check out my video review.

Gregory Perez also makes some great whites at Bodegas Mengoba from Godello and Doña Blanca. I’m also a big fan of his Prieto Picudo wines from the region of León. Check out my review of his rosado Preto.

Brezo 2010 Mencía: Spanish wine from the Bierzo region


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