Ultreia Saint Jacques Raúl Pérez


This winery is a personal project of the renowned oenologist from León, Raúl Pérez. Since he worked in the winery Castro Ventosa, which caused a true revolution in El Bierzo, Raúl Pérez has not stopped.

He is undoubtedly one of the most admired winemakers in Spain, the master of wines with an Atlantic character. Pérez is the magician of Mencía, he knows the variety better than anyone and works his vineyards with total respect for nature. His wines are a lesson in elegance and their simplicity also proves that high quality doesn’t necessarily mean exorbitant prices.

Pleasant, elegant and authentic wines that are definitely worth much more than they cost, such as Ultreia Saint Jacques, an astonishing Mencía red wine that offers so much for so little. In addition, its fresh personality makes it an ideal wine to be enjoyed even on summer days



Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines 

Colour    Medium ruby 
Nose    Aromas of fresh red fruit accompanied by notes of strawberry caramel and dairy hints.
Palate    Smooth, juicy, and elegant.  Vibrant acidity, fine tannins, and a long and pleasant finish

Fact Sheet 

Size  75 cl 
Grape Variety   100% Mencía
Alcohol %    13.3%
Style   Juicy red
Estate/Producer   Raúl Pérez
Country   Spain
Region   Bierzo
Vintage   2021
Vinification   From very old vineyards planted on clay-calcareous soils. Harvested is carried out manually. Once the grapes arrive at the winery, they ferment in oak barrels with a capacity of 3,000 to 5,000 litres, without temperature control. Aged in old used French oak vats. It is not filtered or clarified.
Closure  Natural Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential  Drink young


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