Boapeza

A direct and straightforward Mencía wine from Ribeira Sacra

A Mencía wine perfectly suited for every occasion

Boapeza

From the heart or Galician heroic viticulture

The story behind the name…

Originally written as 2 separate words in Galician, this is how many grandparents lovely name their grandchildren. Mischievous could be the more accurate translation for this word. A unique Mencía wine that couldn’t be named otherwise.

My vinification

Grown in one of the few areas in the world where viticulture is considered heroic, it can only be harvested by hand sometimes even at night in 16 Kgs/boxes, in order to avoid high temperatures in harvest season. Cold maceration for 10 days at 7º for extracting the maximum aromas possible. Controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks with 3 daily pumpings before malolactic fermentation.

My origin

Denomination of origin: D.O. Ribeira Sacra
Subarea: Ribeiras do Miño
Grape: 100% Mencia
Alc vol: 13%
Vintage: 2019
Average of vines: 12-30 years old

Awards

90 points James Suckling US

Pair me with…

Grilled red meats such as a quality steak from Galicia, Argentina or Black Angus; but, also, with pork or chicken with medium base sauces. Mencia grape is not particularly recommended with fish but it is very interesting to enjoy with sardines. 

Excellent with cheeses (cured ones mainly recommended), oily rices or Spanish cold meats such as “jamón ibérico” or “chorizo de Salamanca” are also an excellent choice.

MY TASTING NOTE

Velvety cherry red colour with medium-high layer and intense purplish rims. Explosive and freshy nose where the red fruits are dominant , mainly blackberries, strawberries and raspberries with remarkable pleasant mineral hints.

Balanced, structured, velvety and persistent aftertaste.

CONTACT US

Contact Details

From Galicia Group,
Calle Cordelería, 39,
15003, A Coruña
Spain

+34 881 99 40 69
info@fromgaliciagroup.com
+34 688 923 030
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