2020 Finca Meixeman, Guímaro, Ribeira Sacra
Winemaker and owner of this impressive family estate, Pedro Rodríguez, has brought this estate to the forefront of high quality Spanish wines and is considered a pioneer of the Ribeira Sacra region. The grapes come from a single 1.2 hectare plot that is facing south-east and made up of 70 year old Mencía vines. Planted on steep schist slopes at 400-450 meters above sea level, this wine sees foot treading, long macerations and partial whole bunch ferments in large open vats. Bright red berry fruits with violet and wild strawberry aromas lift from the glass. Pomegranate and cranberry notes combine with hints of black pepper, supported by chalky, fine grained tannins.