Country of Origin: Spain
Type: Red Wine
Grape Variety: Mencia
Alcohol Volume / ABV: 14.%
Pizarras de Otero is a 100% Mencia red wine produced in Bierzo by Bodega Cuatro Pasos under the Martin Codax umbrella. This is a good expression of the young Mencia crafted without barrel aging showing a medium aromatic intensity of forest fruit, cherry, & violet florals with a nice mineral base. On the palate, it is lingering & fresh culminating in a fruity & spicy finish typical of the Mencia varietal. Pair this wine with Cold Cuts, Roasts, & Rice with Red Meat Dishes.
Pizzaras de Otero captures the essence of its' native land: it brings us the colors, aromas, & flavors of Bierzo. Born of ancient traditions, Pizzaras de Otero is a wine that can be enjoyed in its' youth. Elegant, rounded, & full-bodied on the palate, this fruity wine is typical of the Mencia grape with added underpinnings of mineral notes culminating in a crisp & refreshing finish.