In Bierzo area 70% of the vineyards are older than 65 years. Romans planted vines here in 11th Century. And among them, Mencia and Godello are the rising stars.
Marcos Garcia Alba owns 15 hectares with Centenary vines. Mencia is the variety that the invested in quality instead of quantity.
Here in Vinos Valtuille, you can find the Best Mencia wine rated by Robert Parker, which are make from the grapes from vineyards over 100 years history.