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Hombros 2013

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Hombros 2013


  • Crianza. 12 Months in French and American oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14


Enterwine Score 92
Media rating 92

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The red wine Hombros is made from grapes coming from 27 hectares of estate-owned vinyeards belonging to the El Bierzo DO and located at altitudes between 600 and 700 metres. The vineyards are 50 to over 100 years old, and they planted in slate and clayey soils.

Produced by Casar de Burbia, this Spanish red wine is a single varietal Mencía. Manually harvested, once in the cellar the grapes were fermented at a low temperature and macerated on its lees for 2 months. After that, Hombros 2013 was transferred into French and American oak barrels (33%), where it completed malolactic fermentation and was aged for 12 months.

Drink this red wine from El Bierzo over the next 5 years. Decant 1 hour before drinking.

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The red wine Hombros has a deep cherry red coloured body with some violet tinges.


An expressive Mencía from El Bierzo. Dim spicy notions (cinnamon, aniseed, tobacco), mingled with juicy notes of bilberries, game and herbs over a mineral background.


Flavourful and surprising. This red wine by Casar de Burbia has a lively acidity and some polished tannins. Oak is subtle, and the wine is nicely textured, with some mineral and earthy intimations, polished tannins and a long finish.

Our personal opinion

A nice expression of the Mencía grape, Hombros 2013 pairs excellently with casseroles and all kind of meat dishes.


Hombros 2009:

Enterwine 91. Peñín 93. Parker 89.

Year 2013
Type Red
D.O. Bierzo
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 40-60 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Mencía
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Bull meat, Civet, Cold meats, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Stews
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Business dinner, Dinner with friends, To bring to an engagement
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