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2010 Guimaro Finca Capelinos, Ribeira Sacra, Spain

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Wine Notes

Previously labeled GB1P or B1P.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $50   From: $48   To: $55

Price History for 2010 Guimaro Finca Capelinos, Ribeira Sacra, Spain
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Grape Variety

Mencia is a red-wine grape native to the northwest of Spain. It is most commonly grown in the province of Leon (it is particularly suited to the slate and alluvial soils of the Bierzo region) but is also a principal variety in regions such as the Valdeorras, Monterrei and Ribeira Sacra DOs in neighboring Galicia.

Mencia, which produces thick-skinned, violet-blue grapes, was once thought to be related to ...more

  • Ribeira Sacra DO (Denominación de Origen) is a winegrowing zone at the heart of Galicia, north-western Spain. Its boundaries are marked roughly by the Mino and Sil rivers, both of which flow down from the Cantabrian Mountains en route to the Atlantic Ocean. Winemaking in this area dates back to Roman times, and was continued by monks during the Middle Ages. The name Ribeira Sacra means 'Sacred Shore,' which most likely references the numerous monasteries in the area.

  • Galicia is one of the 17 top-level administrative regions (known as comunidades autónomas) of Spain. It occupies the north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula, and is exposed on two sides to the Atlantic Ocean. To the south lies Portugal, to the east ...more

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