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2017 DESCENDIENTES DE JOSE PALACIOS BIERZO PETALOS 750ML
2017 DESCENDIENTES DE JOSE PALACIOS BIERZO PETALOS 750ML
 
Bottle Price $20.99
Year 2017
Size 750ML
Color Red
Varietal Mencia
Country Spain
(Minimum order):  3

Product Code: 3104384
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93pts Parker

2017 was a very unusual year in Bierzo, and here they started harvesting the 21st of August, when they had never started harvesting in August. There are more white grapes in the 2017 Pétalos del Bierzo, almost 10%, not because they wanted to lower the alcohol, because the alcohol was similar to 2016, but because the white grapes achieved perfect ripeness (Ricardo Pérez Palacios told me he's never seen such beautiful white grapes). The wine had been bottled the day before I tasted it, so they also showed me a tank and a barrel sample they had saved for the purpose of comparison. However, the bottled wine, the first produced at their new facilities, was really singing and didn't show any fatigue. The palate was vibrant, with acid strawberry flavors. It is very immediate, approachable, round and juicy, perhaps not with the depth and longevity of the 2014 but really pleasant and drinkable.

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