Appearance: Cherry red with garnet rims.
Bouquet: The nose shows a high aromatic intensity, dominated by fruit and mineral notes on a toasted background of wood and ripe fruit.
Palate: On the palate it is tasty, long and elegant, with very ripe tannins and adequate acidity.
Virgen del Galir Winery was founded in 2002 by José Barros García and his son David, in a valley of the Galir River, in Éntoma, a small town in Orense, Galicia. Located on the Camino de Santiago, it belongs to the Valdeorras Denomination of Origin. This almost forgotten region has some extraordinary vineyards. Virgen del Galir is supplied from its 20 hectares of vineyards, almost the same number of plots. Slate floors and decomposed granite in terraced land. The climate is continental with an Atlantic influence with a rainfall of 700 to 1000 mm per year, depending on the areas. Winters are cold and summers quite warm. Maruxa Mencia is a red wine made by Virgen del Galir Winery with 100% Mencía grapes under the protection of the regulatory board of Valdeorras Designation of Origin. The grapes used to make Maruxa Mencia come from vineyards on terraces located in the town of Éntoma, specifically from the Valdemioto and Valderrosal plots. Clay loam soils with the presence of slates and other minerals. Maceration of the grapes in a refrigerated refrigerator and in storage 48 hours prior to alcoholic fermentation. Destemmed and not crushed from the grape to favor the primary aromas. Fermentation with native yeast. Maruxa Mencia is a tasty, long and elegant wine , with very ripe tannins and adequate acidity.
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