- Type: Red
- Country: Spain
- Region: Galicia
- Vintage: 2016
- Producer: Paco & Lola
- Primary grape: Mencía
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £12.78
- Code: 37576
- 2016, Silver Sommelier Wine Awards 2019
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Juicy, medium-bodied, fruit-led reds
- Cambozola & other creamy blue cheeses. Camembert, Cheddar, Cheshire, Epoisses, Gouda, parmesan, Reblochon
- Grilled fish with sauce made using similar wine e.g. salmon, sea bass or tuna with a red wine butter sauce
- Coriander, cumin, marjoram, mint, mustard, oregano, paprika, rosemary, sage, thyme
- Chicken, duck, turkey. Light beef or pheasant, dishes. Calves liver, ostrich. Smoked or cured meats, sausages
- Balsamic, BBQ, bolognese, cooked tomato sauces, lasagna, mustard sauce, truffle or wild mushroom sauces
- Moderate to hot Indian e.g. jalfrezi, Madras. Rich Chinese e.g. black bean sauce, Sichuan lamb hot pot. Harissa-spiced lamb
- Smoked and cured-meat salads, Tuscan bean salad. Lentils, roasted vegetables, vegetable risotto, roasted nuts
About the Wine
This fabulous red Wine from Paco & Lola is made in the area of Mencia. This wine is exclusive to Matthew Clark, you won't find it at multiple retailers. Available in 75cl bottles, imported by Paco y Lola. Paco & Lola Mencía, Valdeorras is an interesting wine, made from Mencía grapes. This screwcap wine is made with added suplhites but is good for vegetarian 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
A cooperative of 400 families: Founded in 2005, Paco & Lola is the fruit of a business initiative of a group of independent winegrowers from O Salnés who wanted to take their production to the highest level. The cooperative called “Sociedad Cooperativa Vitivinícola Arousana,” was born, making it the largest in D.O. Rías Baixas. Paco & Lola has almost 555 acres / 225ha of vineyards situated over more than 2000 plots of land, typical of the Galician small holdings.
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