The 4€ Bierzo Mencía experience

by  |  12-10-2017

I have something of a Modern Art-like fascination with the grocery store chain, Lidl. The implementation of their stores varies wildly from one country to another and in some stores, such as those in the UK, the wine section is quite stellar, offering up great bargains. Of course there are some bargains that are blatant lies about “no hangover” Prosecco but overall, their roll is solid. In the Spanish Lidls (Lidli?), the wine offer is generally more basic. Sometimes a great deal like this Châteauneuf pops up but generally, the wines are everyday, simpler wines that are priced as such and don’t seem to have the thought put into them that the UK buyers do. Passing through the other day, I spotted this Vinos de Arganza – Encanto Selección 2014. A wine made from the Mencía grape in DO Bierzo, it’s priced at 4€. I bit the bullet and bought […]
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