£32.80/ 0.75 L btl
What does this wine taste like?
|Picota cherry red / Intense / Violet glints|
|Fruit aromas / Red fruit / Vegetal notes / Roasted notes / Balsamic notes|
|Flavoursome / Structured / Good acidity / Silky / Mineral notes / Fruit notes / Fresh|
Drinking and storing
Roasts / Red meats / Meat casseroles / Small game dishes
Ratings and awards
|2019||94 PK||93 PN||93 SK|
|2018||94 PK||93 PN||93 SK||93 DC|
|2017||93 PK||93 PN||92 SK|
|2013||93 PK||95 PN|
|2009||91-94 PK||92 PN|
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.
I mainly buy Ribera, Toro or Jumilla reds but have started to try wines from this region. A very good wine, but I feel the other regions offer better value
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.
2015 a bit young in 2017 but I have enjoyed the bottle that I tasted. Not as deep as eg. the Arribas Somni, but very fine and 'silky'.
Fruity (light) Priorat, 2nd wine of the domain, very subtle and pleasant.
Álvaro Palacios came to the Priorat in 1989, 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...