GRAPE: Mencia.


VINIFICATION: Fermentation with indigenous yeast in wood foudres of 5.000 L. The wine is aged 16 months in french oak barrels of different sizes: 225L., 400L., 600L. and 700L.

TASTING NOTES: This wine represents the classicism of Mencia, pleasant and with aging capacity. Tons of black cherries, blueberries and lavender. Full-bodied, round, juicy tannins and a glossy finish. Delicious.

FOOD PAIRING: Perfect with game, roasts and cured meats, burguers or cheese. Also perfect for any kind of stew.


  • 91 Wine Advocatee, vntg 2019.
  • 93 James Sucklinge, vntg 2017.

Tech Sheet:

PRODUCER: Casar de Burbia is a winery that focuses on quality in the excellent expression of its wines, proof of the constant efforts made to capture all of the essences provided by the privileged terroir of El Bierzo.

They are a family-run winery from the region El Bierzo (Spain), which has been making wines in the traditional way for more than two decades. Their wines are made with Mencía and Godello grapes from their own vineyards (27 Ha) located in the Camino de Santiago at an altitude of 900 meters over the sea level.

The vineyard is arranged into 42 plots, classified according to their altitude, orientation and soil characteristics. They are artisan and limited. Experienced in the winemaking process and knowledge of the Terroir.