Among the great wines of the region of Galicia, within the Designation of Origin of Monterrei, found red wine Sila Mencia, a red wine of great quality and importance in the Galician region and is produced in the Pazo Bodegas del Rey, located in the village of Albarellos, Ourense.
Sila Mencia red wine is made from 100% based on the indigenous grape variety Mencia. After fermentation, a process of raising five months in French oak barrels that give those notes so characteristic to its flavor is given ..
It shows an interesting red cherry color, bright, high layer. Mencia grape variety is very aromatic and complex, so also can appreciate the intense notes of ripe red fruits, floral notes and spicy memories, thanks to its subtle aged for five months in barrels of French oak.
To prove it, the Sila Mencia unfolds on the palate with its full softness and roundness, very characteristic of the wines of Mencia de Galicia. memories of red fruit that give an exquisite elegance to your taste also become evident.
His process begins with a pre-fermentation cold maceration itself, in which the grapes are reserved in cold storage overnight at 0 °. After becomes hot encubado in 5000 l open, square and stainless steel. His hard maceration six to seven days by pumping over and punching down. He then goes to ferment sixteen or eighteen days at a controlled by descubes early to finally go through malolactic fermentation in a closed stainless steel tank temperature.
Bodegas Pazo de Rey
In the vast territories covering O.D. Monterrei wines we can find large wineries with experience in the development of stunning wines of Galicia, as the winery Pazos del Rey, located in the village of Albarellos (Ourense). This winery has an area of twenty hectares of vineyards located in "Ladeiras" valley.
Grape cultivation occurs mainly in the vineyards of this winery is the Godello grape for white, which has a light taste bitter aftertaste, and the Mencia grape for red, with a sweet and fresh taste. It is a winery looking lovingly traditional flavor through the good work that have brought their wines to be what they are today.
Some of the technological innovations that have done most to advance to the Pazos del Rey winery are the technological adaptation of the collection in boxes of perforated plastic, the selection table, pneumatic presses and white vertical for red, chambers of cold reception vintage, deposits with temperature control and barrels of the best French coopers.
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