Appearance: Ripe cherry red in colour has a violet rim and a high layer.
Bouquet: Medium-high aromatic intensity of red and black fruits with smoky touches that provide the 4 months in French oak barrels.
Palate: Full-bodied wine, reminiscent of red fruits, with a light mid palate and toasted notes.
Pago de los Abuelos was born from the concern of the Leonese winemaker Nacho Álvarez to honor his grandparents. After having passed through different wineries, in 2018 he decided to create his own project recovering forgotten plots and vineyards, as well as historical varieties from the Bierzo area such as Godello or Mencía. It is a tribute to all those grandparents who worked and preserved the vines that he can work now. History tells us that long ago these lands were very important for the history of oenology, they are areas that were very important for the Romans, where they cannot hide or forget their mining and agricultural work on the slopes of “Las Medulas” (considered the largest open-pit gold mine in the entire Roman Empire) where vine and chestnut are still commerced today. San Pedro de Trones, Puente de Domingo Flórez and San Juan de Paluezas. Pago de los Abuelos Mencia is a spectacular aged red wine encompassed in the regulatory board of Bierzo Designation of Origin made by Pago de los Abuelos Winery with Mencia grape variety. The winemaker Nacho Álvarez makes this wine from grapes from vineyards over a hundred years old (planted specifically in 1904) in Puente de Domingo Flórez, San Pedro de Trones and San Juan de Paluezas, in a return to their land and roots. . Pago de los Abuelos Mencia is a wine with character and body, with delicious aromas and flavours of red fruits, light toasted notes from aging and a light and very pleasant mid palate. Its annual production is 2000 bottles.
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