2016 Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia

Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez (Valdeorras)


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The 2016 Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia ($10.12): a red wine from Valdeorras produced by Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez that contains mencía of 2016 and shows an alcoholic strength of 12%. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 91.

Technical sheet · Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016
Appellation:Valdeorras (Galicia,Spain)
Winery: Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP91
Grapes: Mencía
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%

Description · Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez

2016 Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia (Mencía)


  • View: Intense ruby ​​red color with violet tints.
  • Nose: Aromatic notes of ripe red fruits; highlights gooseberry, strawberries and raspberries. It has floral aromas and a mineral touch.
  • Mouth: fresh and presence of tannins taste, has a balanced acidity and a mineral salt and taste to the palate.

APPELLATION: Valdeorras.VINEYARD: Telmo Rodriguez.GRAPES: Mencia.

AGEING: This wine is aged 6 months in French oak barrels.PREPARATION: The grapes are pressed by method bleeding and must is fermented in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperatures, with the use of specially selected natural yeasts. The wine is aged in French oak barrels for 6 months. Finally, it stabilizes at room temperature, filtered and bottled.

WINE PAIRING: Roasted red meats, lamb, pork chops, stews, cold meats, game birds, deer, bison, red sauce pastas, risottos with mushrooms, ripe cheese, sauteed vegetables.RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 15 °CALCOHOL: 12.5%

Compañía de Vinos Telmo Rodríguez

In 1994, Pablo Eguzkiza and Telmo Rodríguez along with a third winemaker make wine from Grenache from old vines in glass of Navarre. The wine is called 'Alma' ('Soul' in English). These were the beginnings of a winery, which originally was called 'Compañía de Vinos de La Granja' (in Englisch 'The...

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Highlighted review about 2016 Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia

Posted on at 12.19


Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia 2016

Cool black-cherry and white-pepper nose leading into a rather light-bodied, but structured wine with plenty of powdery tannins and a long, mineral finish.

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Posted on at 04.12

4 /5

Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia 2016

Blessed mencia Telmo Rodriguez is organic. Drink this wine slightly chilled blissful so good. The Gaba Menica is a medium-heavy, delicious and very stylish wine best suited for spring / summer / fall. Ripe fruit, herbs, minerals, fine tannins and excellent finish. Simply delicious and an excellent accompaniment to sushi and spicy dishes instance or dry sausages and tapas.
91/100 Parker

Posted on at 04.24

4 /5

Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia 2016

No wood, leaving in the mouth pleasing light and marked by fruity, freshness and a long finish without alcoholic fatigue.

Posted on at 17.14

4 /5

Telmo Rodríguez Gaba do Xil Mencia 2016

Taste and appearance of the glass Gaba do Xil boasts a cherry red. On the nose aromas of strawberries, cherries and raspberries. On the palate, these flavors unfold on, with a little paprika, aromatic herbs and intense fruit. Serving This light red wine goes perfectly with light appetizers, halbgereiftem cheese, grilled and white meat. This red wine grape variety is 100% from the grape Mencia. In 2002 Telmo Rodríguez began to farm wineries in a then-unknown region of Galicia called Valdeorras. The "old fashioned" and "rough" grape variety Mencia is the winemaker again, with a fresh and elegant finesse is obtained. The very old and also small vineyards are over 550m high, were also years mostly cultivated only for their own use age-old methods. These methods continue to be used by the master winemaker accurate, uses only indigenous yeasts, expanded without barrels. The result is a wine full of clear fruit, light and fresh, at the same time intensive. The low alcohol content and its cool body, he is also slightly chilled perfect summer drink. The origin Gaba do Xil Tinto comes from the wine-growing region D.O. Valdeorras in the northwestern region of Galicia and near the Portuguese border.

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