Red

2017 Castro Candaz (Raul Perez & Rodrigo Mendez) Ribeira Sacra Finca el Curvado

Mencía

  • Spain
  • Galicia
  • Ribeira Sacra
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • whits Likes this wine: 92 points

    September 1, 2020 - awkward when first opening but it comes together with air and really blossoms, the nose pops with floral, berry and meaty aromas, velvety mouthfeel, concentrated and quite complex even, shows raspberry, dried cherry, dried plum, smoke, meat juices and currant paste, quite savory, nicely round and totally delicious

  • eagreni wrote: 90 points

    May 12, 2020 - What a beautiful surprise! Reductive aromas straight from opening, but it evolves into a really nice bowl of aromas after a couple of hours in the decanter. Lots of fresh berries on the nose - red cherries, raspberries, pomegranate. I also find a really enticing perfumed scent, red flowers, wet stones and a hint of pine. Good concentration, medium plus acidity, medium plus tannins, really nice and fresh juice, great balance and a fruity and surprisingly long finish. My first encounter with this wine, but defintely not the last. Great qpr!

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  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2019, Issue #83, Recently-Tasted Spanish And Portuguese Wines Autumn 2019

    (Mencía Castro Candaz “Finca el Curvado”- Raúl Pérez/ Rodrigo Méndez (Chantada)) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2017
  • Type Red
  • Producer Castro Candaz (Raul Perez & Rodrigo Mendez)
  • Varietal Mencía
  • Designation Finca el Curvado
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Galicia
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Ribeira Sacra
  • UPC Code 753153848035

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 201 (83%)
  • Consumed 42 (17%)

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Community Recommendations

Lam, Lyst kjøtt, Storfe, Svin, Vilt

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