Previously labeled GB1P or B1P.
Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $60
Mencia is a red wine grape variety native to northwest 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 Cabernet Franc. Modern DNA testing has disproved this theory, however, but has uncovered that it is in fact genetically identical to Portugual's Jaen.... 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.... more
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|Guimaro Joven, Ribeira Sacra|
|Guimaro Finca Meixeman, Ribeira Sacra|
|Guimaro GBG Vino de Mesa, Ribeira Sacra|
|Guimaro B1P Lydia's Cuvee, Ribeira Sacra|
|Guimaro Finca Pombeiras, Ribeira Sacra|
|Guimaro Barrica, Ribeira Sacra|
|Guimaro Blanco, Ribeira Sacra|
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