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Rioja Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2016

Black fruitFood-friendly wineWine for cellaring




La Montesa is the estate’s great cuvée. A blend of Tempranillo and Grenache, it is a monumental wine, full and tasty. More info

Quantity : 3 bottlesObservation : 3 Marginally marked labelLevel : 3 NormalOrigin : private individualRecoverable VAT : noRegion : RiojaAppellation : Rioja
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Rioja Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2016

The wine

This cuvée from well-known winemaker Alvaro Palacios (Ermita) is a blend of Grenache, Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Graciano from the Montesa vineyard. The vines here have been planted on the slopes of Monte Yerga in the east of the appellation which is known for the quality of its clay and limestone soil. The grapes are fermented, macerated and punched-down in oak vats for one month. The wine then undergoes malolactic fermentation and 14 months of barrel-ageing in new French wood. The result is an intense wine, dominated by red fruit (cherry) and spice with plump tannins and a fresh and lingering finish.

About the Producer Palacios Remondo

The Palacios Remondo family can boast a winemaking pedigree dating back to 1651. Today, Alvaro Palacios is at the helm of the family domaine and produces some of Spain’s finest wines. Voted Spain’s most sensational wine producer by Wine Spectator, Alvaro Palacios places particular emphasis on vine management and avoids the use of chemicals wherever possible. His wines have big personalities, just like the man himself.

Detailed characteristics

Quantity : 3 bottles

Level : 3 NormalObservation : 3 Marginally marked label

Origin : private individual

Type of cellar : underground, natural cellar

Recoverable VAT : no

Original wooden case / Original case : no

French customs seal : yes

Alcohol percentage : 14 %

Region : Spain - Rioja

Appellation : Rioja

Vintage : 2016

Colour : red

Service temperature : 16°

Viticulture : environmentally friendly More information....

Size (in ha) : 1 hectare

Intensity : full-bodied

Leading aroma : black fruit

Tasting occasion : food-friendly wine

Grape variety : Grenache, Tempranillo
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