Camiño Novo is a pure and naturally made old vine Mencía-based red, offering layered aromatics, loads of mineral laced fruit and a lively, balanced palate. The bouquet displays raspberry, juicy plum and chewy cherry fruit notes complemented by pronounced clay, iron and charcoal tones. On the palate it is surprisingly silky with a medium to full body and balanced acidity. Red and black plum flavors emerge along with a touch of finely powdered brown earth. The finish is fresh with plump cherry tones and lingering notes of blackberry and minerally dirt.
Serve this flexible red with sausage, game hen, duck, pork chops, BBQ or steak frites. Even works a little chilled in the summer.
Camiño Novo is a tiny, family owned winery borne out of tradition and love for the steep, terraced old vine slate vineyards of the prestigious Amandi sub-zone of Ribeira Sacra. They have a small collection of old vine plots ranging from 80 to over 100 years old. They have rejuvenated many of the old ways to make a wine of great character.
Camiño Novo Ribeira Sacra – Amandi Mencía 2014
Appellation: Ribeira Sacra - Amandi DO
Blend: 95% Mencía, 5% Garnacha
Aging Level: -
SWE Portfolio: Boutique Wine
Suggested Retail Price (SRP): $21