Red

2019 Castro Candaz (Raul Perez & Rodrigo Mendez) Ribeira Sacra

Mencía

  • Spain
  • Galicia
  • Ribeira Sacra
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • OTTMJ Likes this wine: 92 points

    March 4, 2022 - Completely agree w/Whits review. The wild berry...and bit of spice. Wow. Love this wine especially for the price. I drink a lot of red bierzo, need to drink more reds from Ribeira Sacra

  • ScubaSommelier wrote: flawed

    January 2, 2022 - Corked :(

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • whits Likes this wine: 91 points

    October 29, 2021 - Wild berry and spice on the nose, tender with medium to high acid, dark and soulful, the palate shows umami character with hints of cherry, chocolate, saline and blackberry, long finish, deep and intriguing, good with pasta with pork tomato sauce, a swell value indeed

  • Henman wrote: 89 points

    September 3, 2021 - Dark fruit and spicy, peppery aromas on the nose. Medium bodied, smooth and supple, quite elegant, delivering subtle ripe dark fruit with discreet peppery notes, gentle tannic grip and firm acidity. Overall very elegant and poised. Had a glass at BasBas restaurant with the excellent food.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    Atlantic Spain: It’s Always About the Weather… (Jun 2021), 6/1/2021 (link)

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  • By John Gilman
    Jan/Feb 2021, Issue #91, Recently- Tasted Spanish and Portuguese Wines February 2021, 1/1/2021

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2019
  • Type Red
  • Producer Castro Candaz (Raul Perez & Rodrigo Mendez)
  • Varietal Mencía
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Galicia
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Ribeira Sacra

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 21 (57%)
  • Consumed 16 (43%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

fisk, lam og sau, Lyst kjøtt

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75% Like It  4 votes

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