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2020 Raul Perez Bierzo Tinto UItreia de Rapolao


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Mostly Mencia with some Bastardo (Trousseau) and Garnacha Tintorera (Alicante Bouschet) • 100-year-old vines in the renowned El Rapolao cru • Spontaneous whole-cluster fermentation in chestnut • 30-day post-fermentation maceration One year of aging in used 225L and 500L barrels • Bottled without fining or filtration

WA 96 Points: “There is a creamy touch in the 2020 Ultreia El Rapolao, perhaps because one of the three barrels used was a little newer. Mencía is so delicate and finicky that a small detail like that is noticeable in the finished wine. The grape is also very sensitive to the picking date. The texture is finely tannic and with an herbal touch, with exactly the same mouthfeel as the 2019. It ends with a bitter touch in the finish. 1,500 bottles produced.

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