Bierzo reds: panel tasting results

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In one of the most comprehensive Bierzo tastings held outside of Spain, our three Masters of Wine were enthused by the quality of reds made by the 'seductive' Mencia grape. See the top 16 Bierzo reds here...
Tenoira Gayoso Tenoira 2011
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Tenoira Gayoso, Tenoira 2011
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW 17 Sarah Jane Evans MW 17.5 Mike Ritchie MW 17
Nice berry fruit opening up to meaty, liquorice notes. Generous supple palate with a dollop of bright acidity – clean and refreshing. A youthful mouthful of brambles and blueberries with a well-balanced finish.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2013–2014
Alc 14%

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