Verónica Ortega is no stranger to these pages. I reviewed her Cobrana 2016 two years ago and she’s been a winemaker I’ve watched closely since first meeting her just over seven years ago at Vinisud in France and tasting her very first vintages from DO Bierzo. Given that I’ve just released my 2021 report on Bierzo, it seemed only fitting to feature one of the top wines from it, which is Verónica’s ROC 2017. This wine shows just what Mencía is capable of in such fine hands as while it […]

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