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Date Printed: 12/20/2014
Dominio de Tares Mencia Baltos 2008
Dominio de Tares Mencia Baltos 2008
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The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 12/20/2014: $16.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2009 Decanter rating: 90 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

An expressive bouquet with powerful aromas of ripe red fruits with hints of violets and minerals. On the palate, it is fresh, elegant and clean with plenty of delicious varietal flavors. The tannins are sweet and the acidity is well integrated.

Enjoy with grilled meats and seasoned chicken dishes, as well as tomato-based pasta dishes.

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About Dominio de Tares:

Dominio de Tares was formed in 2000 by an enthusiastic group of local investors, leading a quality resurgence following years of neglect in the area. Given Bierzo’s ideal, fresh/mineral terroir and the old Mencía vines, quality at the highest level was an immediate possibility. Amancio Fernández, Bierzo native and one of Spain’s brightest young enologists, brought intimate knowledge of local viticulture to bear, working from the start with the area’s most serious growers in order to obtain the very best fruit.