Godelia Viernes Bierzo Mencía 2013 $26 (4.5 stars)

Crafted by Josep Serra and Olga Verde, this hand harvested little mencía (pronounced ‘men-thee-aah) erupts with florals and spice and hedgerow fruits on the nose. Yet on the palate it immediately calms down into a smooth, soft sip with suede-like texture, alongside a hint of salt, mushroom and mineral notes combine with earthy layers to […]

Yvonne Lorkin Wine column for week beginning Sat 7th April 2018

Let’s say you’re a talented winemaker and you’ve got access to some really fantastic grapes but you just don’t have the resources to build your own winery? You could fight for some space in a large cooperative facility, however that situation is hardly ideal, especially if you want to make your wines ‘organically’ or naturally. […]

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