Mencía: Spain’s answer to Pinot Noir?
I still have not met a Pinot Noir lover who hasn’t become a fan of Spain’s Mencía grape. Also thin-skinned, Mencía produces pale, light-to-medium-bodied, aromatic red wines with crisp acidity and notes of bright red fruits, flowers, herbs, and smoky minerality. Similar to Pinot Noir, it is a delicate grape variety and it’s very sensitive to terroir and its environment. A favorite of the sommelier … Continue reading Mencía: Spain’s answer to Pinot Noir?