- Type: Red
- Country: Spain
- Region: Castilla y Leon
- Vintage: 2016/2017
- Producer: Casa Rojo
- Primary grape: Mencía
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £21.56
- Code: 35682
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Sophisticated, polished, complex reds
- Can be very flexible with many cheeses including sheeps’, Morbier, Epoisse, Vacherin, Cheddar
- Lighter examples can work with some richer fish dishes
- Classic French herbs such as parsley, thyme and bay leaf. Spices should complement and not overwhelm the wine
- Game such as duck and boar. Fine cuts of beef. Lean meats such as roe deer or ostrich
- Truffle and wild mushroom, jus with redcurrant or similar fruit, Bourguignonne, Chasseur sauces
- Some wines, with light tannins, will work with lightly-spiced dishes
- Pigeon or duck, walnut and beetroot, smoked- meat salads. Truffle or wild mushroom risotto. Autumn squash
About the Wine
This cracking red Wine from Casa Rojo is grown in the Spain area of Castilla y Leon. This wine is exclusive to Matthew Clark, you won't find it at multiple retailers. Available in 75cl bottles, supplied by Casa Rojo. Ladrón Bierzo Mencia, Casa Rojo is a mouth-watering wine, made from Mencía grapes. This wine has a cork closure and is one of a growing number in our list that can be enjoyed by vegan drinkers. Rich, brooding, fruit-driven partner for bold beef and lamb dishes with rich sauces.
Mencia is a mix of fruity flavours. The dominant flavours of this wine are sour cherry, pomegranate, crushed gravel and black liquorice. Medium to high-bodied wine with a high amount of tanning.
- Crushed Gravel
- Tart Cherry
The Casa Rojo team take a creative approach to the whole business of wine, building a sense of fun and spirit into an immersive experience with grape and terroir. The passion of these ‘wine designers’ can be experienced through a joyful journey to seven regions to meet some of the native grapes that are grown there.
Spain has a huge number of unusual and captivating regions aside from the beautiful Rioja. Whilst tradition remains, some producers are really pushing boundaries making Spain one country to keep coming back to.Explore Spain