Wine La Bienquerida
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- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Mencía grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Bierzo
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16º C
- WINERIES: Losada Vinos de Finca
- TASTING NOTES: La Bienquerida is a small vineyard Mencia and other varieties little known. In the past the vineyard most desired by the locals, by the strong personality of its wines. Almost ready to go, today was recovered by Losada Vinos de Finca. It shows the combination of a unique vineyard, variety and man.
- BARREL AGING: 15 months
- MARK / PRODUCER: Losada Vinos de Finca
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Special characteristics of the wine:
Elaboration of La Bienquerida
Destemmed and lightly crushed. Malolactic in barrel.
What kind of wine is La Bienquerida
15 months in French oak barrels 40% new and 60% second year
Innovative project in El Bierzo, whose foundation is viticulture and the interpretation of the Bercian terroir. Located on the Losada estate, halfway between Cacabelos and Villafranca, at the top of Pieros, the most traditional wine-growing center.
In the winery we carry out a vinification by plots, which within the framework of a non-interventionist elaboration,
is aimed at obtaining wines with better definition from their soils of origin
Denomination of Origin of La Bienquerida
It belongs to the DO Bierzo. The Comarca del Bierzo is located in the northwest of the province of León. North of Spain. And it borders the provinces of Ourense, Lugo and Asturias. It occupies an area of ??approximately 3,000 square kilometers.
It has a smallholder farming system due to the fact that the properties have been passed from father to son by inheritance and in each of these assignments the farms are divided and divided more and more. In this sense it is very similar to what happens in Burgundy, for example.
It has an orography of moderate undulations that makes it possible to mark differences between the farms best exposed to the sun and those that have less exposure, and each one of them has the potential to make a different wine.
Average altitude of about 650m above sea level. Its soil is made up of a mixture of clay, limestone, quartzite, and slate.
Grape variety used in La Bienquerida
Variety: 90% Mencía and 10% others
La Bienquerida is a small vineyard of Mencía and other little-known varieties. Almost on the verge of disappearing, it has been recovered by Losada Vinos de Finca. It shows the combination of a unique vineyard, variety and man.
La Bienquerida wine pairing
To take with red, roasted and grilled meats. Ham and cheeses
Occasions in which La Bienquerida is appropriate
In celebratory meals and meals with friends.
Quality / price ratio La Bienquerida
Good value for money.
Degree of alcohol of La Bienquerida
14th vol. graduation
Optimum serving temperature of La Bienquerida
We recommend enjoying it at a temperature of 16 ° C
Awards and distinctions of La Bienquerida
Wine Spectator 2021: 92 points (2018)
Peñín Guide 2015: 92pt.
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