Descendientes de J. Palacios Petalos del Bierzo 2016 - Toast Wines by Taste
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Descendientes de J. Palacios Petalos del Bierzo 2016

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Descendientes de J. Palacios Petalos del Bierzo 2016
$22.99

SKU 15964

750ml

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#35 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2018

The vineyards used in Petalos include estate vineyards and rented vineyards in and around the village of Corullon. The vines range in age from 40 - 90 years old. The vineyards in Corullon are high elevation mixed with lower elevation vineyards from other parts of the appellation. Petalos ages for a few weeks in new French oak barriques followed by 6-10 months in 2nd and 3rd passage barrels.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Spain, Bierzo
Brand Descendientes de J. Palacios
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DecanterVery refined and sublimely understated, with finely-poised acidity enlivening spicy blackberry fruit, ingrained with carefully managed oak. Very appealing and well made. Drinking Window 2020 - 2023

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Wine SpectatorThis savory red offers notes of espresso, black olive and graphite framing a core of black cherry and licorice. Fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity keep this balanced. Harmonious and graceful.

Thomas Matthews, October 15, 2018
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James Sucklingn spite of all the blackberry and violet aromas, this wine has great herbal freshness and enormous vitality on the sleek and positively dry palate, with a long and crisp mineral finish. About as food-flexible as any red wine gets.

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