OT: Pago de Valdoneje Roble


Another excellent wine from Vinos Valltuille is this 100% Mencía aged 4 moths in French oak barrels. I particularly prefer this slightly aged red wine to the un-oaked Pago de Valdoneje reviewed earlier, unfortunately this one has a quite limited production so far.

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  • Winery: Vinos Valltuille S.L. Calle de la Fragua, s/n. 45530 Valtuille de Abajo, León, España
  • Phone: + 34 987 562 165
  • Winemaker: Marcos Garcia Advisor: Raúl Perez
  • Website: www.vinosvaltuille.com
  • Brand: Pago de Valdoneje Roble Production: 2,700 bottles 
  • DO: Bierzo.
  • Type: Young Red Wine aged 4 months in French oak barrels
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Alcohol: 14 %
  • Grape Variety: 100% Mencía.
  • Vineyards: Located in slopes between 600 and 700 meters for the most part south oriented. The grapes for this young wine come from 85 years old vines.
  • Soil Type: Clay with extensive presence of sand
  • Bottle Size: 75.0 cl.
  • Price: It was a present but, if my information is correct, is available in Spain at about € 7.50  
  • My wine rating: 90/100 (A wine of very good to excellent quality) NEW!

You can read more about El Bierzo Wine Region at Iberian Traveller.

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