Alvaro Palacios, Priorat DOCa, L'Ermita Velles Vinyes

1997, Catalunya, Spain

Classification Priorat DOCa
Colour / Type Red
Bottle size 75cl
Alcohol 14%
Grape Garnacha
Average score 94

  • Alvaro Palacios is one of Spain's best winemakers and the producer of one of the most famous wines in Europe. Palacios comes from a family of winegrowers in Rioja, the famous Spanish wine district in the north of Spain. But early he went to Priorat and began to make wine here, and it is here that he has reached fame. As a young apprentice, he spent time in Bordeaux at the famous Pomerol wine estate Ch teau Petrus, and in his best wines, the heritage from the Bordeaux district can be noted in the strong, toasted taste. Priorat: L'Ermita is Alvaro Palacios's top wine. The wine blends Garnacha and a bit of Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine is strong and elegant. Finca Dofi is Alvaro Palacios' second-best wine. The wine is made of Garnacha, cabernet sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah from old vines with low yield. A strong wine with a powerful aroma. Les Teresses Another of Palacios' exciting wines. Garnacha, cari ena and 10 % Cabernet Sauvignon. Bierzo: P talos del Bierzo A new wine in the beautiful Bierzo in northwest Spain. Rioja: La Montesa The Palacios family wine. Alvaro Palacios' father, Jos Palacios Remondo, made this wine come to a new level. Today Alvaro Palacios' is the winemaker of the family estate. The wine costs around 12 in Spain.

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