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Red wine. Viñedos y Bodegas Pittacum. Bierzo (Spain). Mencía

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Spain: Bierzo
Red Wine: Young Crianza
Size: 75 cl
Serving temperature: Between 16ºC and 19ºC
Grapes: Mencía
ABV: 14,0%
Aging: 8 months in French and American oak barrels.
Area: Spain
Vintage: 2018
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10,60 €
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1.5 kg


The Mencía Pittacum 2018 wine is produced by the Pittacum winery, which belongs to the Terras Gauda winery group, located west of León in the Bierzo region.The Mencía vineyards are centuries-old with an extension of forty hectares of old vineyards, distributed in two hundred plots on the slopes of the mountainous belt that makes up the vineyard Bierzo. It is protected by the Bierzo designation of origin.

Type: Single-varietal red wine aged in oak barrels, DO Bierzo.

Varietals: MencÍa (100%).

Aging: 8 months in French and American oak barrels.


The Mencía grape arrives at the winery in small boxes of 12Kg capacity where it goes to the selection table. Subsequently, prior to destemming and without crushing, they are taken to the tanks where they ferment for 15 days at 25 degrees, at this time they are drilled and traced slightly with the idea of ​​making a selective extraction and preserving all their fruit. The wine then spends a short period of eight months in French and American oak barrels, with a capacity of 220 liters. It remains in the barrel for eight months in which the wine has been in the dark and fresh cellar without making a single racking. Then it is bottled.


It has a cherry red color.

 On the nose aromas of ripe black fruit, spicy, toasted from the barrel and minerality.

On the palate it shows good freshness and acidity, creamy, velvety and with a long final memory.


Pittacum red wine pairs perfectly with legumes, poultry and their rice, cephalopods such as octopus, blue fish, sauteed or stewed mushrooms, tortillas, also fish empanadas.


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Pittacum 2018

Pittacum 2018

Red wine. Viñedos y Bodegas Pittacum. Bierzo (Spain). Mencía