Mencia from Spain
Mencia can be thought of as the Beaujolais of Spain, a light, refreshing red that is perfect for casual drinking.
Price key: $=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money
Pazo de Monterey Mencia, Monterrei '20 **1/2 $
(An aroma of spicy strawberry, with juicy, spicy fruit, light-to-medium body)
Matilda Nieves Mencia, Ribera Sacra '20 **1/2 $
(A delightful, complex nose with fruity, tangy flavors, nicely informal)
Flavium Seleción Mencia, Bierzo '20 **1/2 $ WINE OF THE WEEK
(From it home in Bierzo, a more intense versionof mencia, spicy, compact)
All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.