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Les Terrasses Laderas de Pizarra 2017

Les Terrasses Laderas de Pizarra

2017
Priorat (Spain)
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Les Terrasses is the second wine from Álvaro Palacios. Set alongside the great wines, Ermita and Fi...

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/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Les Terrasses Laderas de Pizarra 2017

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Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

Les Terrasses is the second wine from Álvaro Palacios. Set alongside the great wines, Ermita and Finca Dofí, Les Terrasses is produced under simpler guidelines, easy, relaxed and more diverse in nature, yet nevertheless it still has a great personality and a good balance of opulence and elegance.

Produced from grapes which the winery acquires from small vine-growers in the Priorat whom they themselves advise and manage, Les Terrasses spends a year in French oak barrels, 20% of which are new and the remaining 80% are in their second or third year, used in the production of earlier wines.

Matured for 12 months in French oak barrels, some new and others in their second or third year of use.

Red meats / Roasts / Small game dishes / Meat casseroles

  • ViewPicota cherry red / Intense / Violet glints
  • Bouquet:Red fruit / Roasted notes / Balsamic notes / Fruit aromas / Vegetal notes
  • Mouth:Structured / Silky / Mineral notes / Fresh / Flavoursome / Fruit notes / Good acidity
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

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by: Paolo (29/07/2019) - Vintage 2017

Ti invita per un altro bicchiere

Anche se ancora giovane, diventerà sicuramente un gran vino. Fresco e beverino, e ben bilanciato in ogni suo aspetto. 15% di alcol che però non affaticano

by: B.J. (24/01/2019) - Vintage 2016

2015 was great - looking forward to 2016

A fantastic wine with great depth of flavours. Crowd pleasing. Cherry and plum flavours with some herbal notes. So smooth and silky on the palette.

by: STB (04/09/2018) - Vintage 2016

Smoothe

This is a very smoothe wine. I have been drinking and enjoying it for quite a few years now. I think the 2016 is not at its best yet and could with a couple more years in the bottle.

by: Peluso (23/05/2019) - Vintage 2016

Super Wein!

Ein sehr leckerer Wein aus Spanien. Ich kann empfehlen. Und Hispavinus war sehr schnell und preislich konkurrenzfähig. Vielen Dank für alles!

by: Joan Pujol (14/03/2019) - Vintage 2016

Madur, intens, perfumat, magnific.

Alvaro Palacios, per mi un dels millors enolegs del panorama espanyol, en proposa un vi d'una personalitat indiscutible elaborat amb l'exquisitesa d'un gran entenedor de com tenen que ser els vins per oferir el millor de cada zona. Les Terrasses es un vi extraordinari que ens ofereix une de les millors versions de lo que es pot arribar a fer amb els mostos del Priorat. En cada glopada en beus un bon grapat de les pissarres dels costaners de Gratallops. Un vi atrevidament fantastic.

Álvaro Palacios

Álvaro Palacios

Álvaro Palacios came to the Priorat, to the town of Gratallops to be precise, following the lead of a group of local producers fully intending to pass on through their wines all the character of this land, full of its own brightness, with the shining Mediterranean sun, the gleaming slate in rocky crags, and brightly-coloured fennel in the olive groves. This is mystic, spiritual country tracing back its past to the Carthusian monks, who worked at cultivating vines for more th...

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