2018 Luna Beberide Paixar
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
2018 Luna Beberide Paixar
  • WA 96
  • VN 95
  • JG 94

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Reg: $49.94

$44.94

In Stock: 0 btls
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Pre-Arrival: 24+ btls
ETA: Oct. 2022

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WA 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, July 2020
The 2018 Paixar is all violets, wild berries and raspberry leaves, a captivating, aromatic, floral and elegant expression of old-vine Mencía from the slate soils of Dragonte (Corullón) at 700 to 950 meters in altitude. It...   The 2018 Paixar is all violets, wild berries and raspberry leaves, a captivating, aromatic, floral and elegant expression of old-vine Mencía from the slate soils of Dragonte (Corullón) at 700 to 950 meters in altitude. It fermented in stainless steel with indigenous yeasts and matured in 225- and 500-liter French oak barrels for 14 months. It's all very classic, but the wine has a very modern and clean profile, a change that perhaps started with the also cooler 2016 vintage. The wine is still powerful and has energy, but there is a level of sophistication, elegance and nuance I hadn't seen before. It's clean and floral and has depth and nuance. But it's on the palate and the beautifully textured mouthfeel that you see the greatness of this wine, which has all the ingredients to develop for a long time in bottle. I think this is the finest vintage of Paixar to date. 12,500 bottles produced. It was bottled in March 2020. Bravo!- LG  
VN 95
Vinous, June 2021
Deep, glistening violet. A highly perfumed bouquet displays an array of spice-accented red and blue fruits, potpourri and vanilla, along with suggestions of cola, licorice and smoky minerals. Deeply concentrated yet...   Deep, glistening violet. A highly perfumed bouquet displays an array of spice-accented red and blue fruits, potpourri and vanilla, along with suggestions of cola, licorice and smoky minerals. Deeply concentrated yet lively as well, offering palate-staining black raspberry, cherry and boysenberry flavors and candied violet, mocha and Asian spice flourishes. The blue fruit note resonates strongly on the strikingly persistent finish, which features well-knit tannins and clinging florality. All new French oak. -- Josh Raynolds  
JG 94
View From The Cellar, January 2021
Paixar is the old vine bottling from Bodegas Luna Beberide, with all of these bush vines planted at high elevations and at least eighty years of age! The grapes are destemmed, the wine fermented with indigenous yeasts and...   Paixar is the old vine bottling from Bodegas Luna Beberide, with all of these bush vines planted at high elevations and at least eighty years of age! The grapes are destemmed, the wine fermented with indigenous yeasts and then aged in used French barrels and demi-muids for fourteen months prior to bottling. The 2018 delivers a fine young bouquet of dark berries, cigar smoke, a touch of anise, a superb base of dark soil tones, coffee bean, graphite and just a wisp of tree bark in the upper register. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and complex, with a superb core of old vine fruit, excellent mineral drive and grip, ripe tannins and a long, well-balanced and gently peppery finish. This is outstanding Mencía.  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Sub-region Bierzo
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML