Bodegas El Nido
Dry Red. 70% Monastrell, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Violet cherry colour, very cloudy.
Very expressive nose where ripe black fruit shown clear and convincing and draws us with its aromas of blackberry, blueberry and plum with roasted and chocolate notes.
Powerful meaty and opulent on the palate. wine with no hard edges. Drink this lengthy efort over the next several years.It is a terriic introduction to the Mencía grape and the Bierzo region.
23-26 months in French oak barrels.
Rice, pasta, (noodles, spaghetti, macaroni), vegetables, mushroom, stewed meat, sausage, pork, roast meat, red and/or white meat with sauces, grilled meat, short or medium cheeses.
WA: 97 points