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...
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Casar de Burbia Tebaida No.5 2009
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Casar de Burbia, Tebaida No5 2009
Decanter average score:
18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Pedro Ballesteros Torres MW 18 Sarah Jane Evans MW 18.5 Mike Ritchie MW 17.5
Savoury and meaty on the nose though still vibrantly fruity. Palate offers lively redcurrant fruit, with a citrus tang as a counterweight to the oak and grip of foursquare tannins. A great wine, made with all cares and luxuries.
Price N/A UK casardeburbia.com
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 14%