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2018 Laissez Faire Mencia

2018 Laissez Faire Mencia
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SKU: LF18MEN
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Please note: due to high demand we have to limit sales to a maximum of 3 bottles.

The Wine

Mencia is a Spanish grape, from the north west region of Spain called Galicia. It is thought to be a descendant of Cabernet Franc. Black berry, earth and red flavours dominate the aromas. The palate is peppery and earthy with abundant but sweet tannins. Oak is understated.

Drink With

Smoked/Cured/BBQ meats, grilled veggies.

 

 

Drink

To 2023

Reviews

2018 vintage

2019 Australian Alternative Varietals Wine Show - Gold Medal
Ray Jordan, The West Australian - 92 points
Australian Single Vineyard Wine Show - Bronze Medal
Perth Royal Wine Show - Bronze Medal
2019 Wine Show of Western Australia - Bronze Medal

 

'Best Value Winery 2017' James Halliday Wine Companion

'Winery of the Year 2011' James Halliday Wine Companion

'Producer of the Year 2011' Matt Skinner's Wine Guide

Finalist ‘Winemaker of the Year 2009’ Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

Listed as one of the ‘Ten Best New Wineries in Australia’ & five star rating 2009 and 2010 James Halliday Wine Companion

Finalist ‘Winemaker of the Year 2003’ Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

Nominated ‘Best Young Australian Winemaker 2004’ Decanter Magazine

Awarded ‘Winemaker of the Year 2003/2004’ Guide to Western Australian Wine 2005

Nominated ‘International Winemaker of the Year 2003’ International Wine and Spirit Competition

Finalist ‘Winemaker of the Year 2009’ Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

Nominated ‘Best Young Australian Winemaker 2004’ Decanter Magazine