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La Montesa 2017

La Montesa

2017
Rioja (Spain)
ORGANIC
92
PARKER
92
SUCKLING
93
PEÑÍN

La Montesa is a well-defined, refined wine, signed by the Palacios family, wine artisans wherever th...

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/ btl 0.75 L

Details for La Montesa 2017

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Rioja (Spain)

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

La Montesa is a well-defined, refined wine, signed by the Palacios family, wine artisans wherever they make it, in the Priorat, Bierzo or La Rioja. With a little more Grenache added to each vintage, it is a flavoursome and refreshing wine, raised on the radiant slopes of Mount Yerga, in the highest part of the Alfaro municipality, in 'La Rioja Oriental'. In the words of Luis Gutiérrez, "it does feel like a more expensive wine".

Roast suckling pig / Rabbit with mushrooms / Roasted poultry

  • Soil:Calcareous-clay
  • Climate:Mediterranean with atlantic influence
ORGANIC
  • Vinification material:Wood
  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Type of wood:French and american oak
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 14ºC and 16ºC

Customer reviews

4.0/5
50 reviews
5 stars
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4 stars
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by: Tom C (24/11/2019) - Vintage 2016

Excellent - exceptional value

Deep cherry red with a very fruity nose - blackcurrants predominate but there is a little oak in the background. The first taste sensation is that the wine is very smooth and very fruity. Cherries and blackcurrants are especially strong. There is some sharpness in the background. The fruity flavours linger on the palate. Excellent with the lamb.

by: Luis Jardí Lleixá (14 Feb) - Vintage 2016

Un magnífico vino

Para mi es un magnífico vino con una excelente relación calidad precio y que nunca decepciona. Las bodegas Palacios son un referente y sinónimo de garantía y buen hacer.

by: Javier (12 Feb) - Vintage 2016

Suave, delicado y sabor residual agradable

Es menos intenso que otros caldos de la zona pero con la comida apropiada queda bastante bien (carnes poco sazonadas)

by: alfonsonorte (21/12/2019) - Vintage 2016

Decepcionante un día después de abierto

La prueba definitiva de un vino es volver a saborearlo uno o dos días después de abierto. Sólo los buenos mejoran con una buena oxigenación. La Montesa uno o dos días después es muy decepcionante. Mala relación de calidad, a pesar de su buen precio aparente. No lo compraré más.

by: Carlos (12/12/2019) - Vintage 2016

Sabor a cerezas con cierto toque de madera

Muy bueno, el precio calidad más que aceptable. Lo recomiendo dejándolo orear un poco, para cualquier alimento carne o pesacado

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