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The grapes were picked quite late but on the same date as the previous year, the 17th of October, because the vineyard is so regular. The wine is aromatic, intense and elegant, with a lifted nose and a high-pitched note of violet pastille, more refined than the Aubaguetes and Baixada. It is classical and proportioned, with contained and complex aromas and flavors and lots of energy, light in its feel but with inner power and strength. As with most great wines, it should develop nicely and for a long time in bottle but will drink well throughout its life. Grand vin, yes. 2,440 bottles were filled in April 2020.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nDescendientes de J. Palacios is a leading producer of red wines from the Mencia grape in the Bierzo region of northwest Spain. 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2018 | Alvaro Palacios | L' Ermita

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Red Wine: 2018 | Alvaro Palacios | L' Ermita

So perfumed with violets, lavender and purple fruit, as well as slate. Full-bodied with tight, polished tannins that are layered and compact at the same time.

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Producer: Alvaro Palacios

Ratings: WA | 99

Vintage: 2018

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14.5%

Varietal: Grenache

    Country/Region: Spain, Priorat

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      So perfumed with violets, lavender and purple fruit, as well as slate. Full-bodied with tight, polished tannins that are layered and compact at the same time. Chewy, yet refined. Superb finesse and precision.

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        • Wine Advocate: The flagship 2018 L'Ermita is already classified as Gran Vinya Classificada, the new category of grand cru vineyards from the Priorat appellation of origin. Like the 2017, the blend here is mostly Garnacha with about 20% Cariñena (the highest for this wine) and 2% of white grapes. It fermented with indigenous yeasts in oak vats with a maceration of 56 days and matured in oak barrels of different sizes for 14 months. The grapes were picked quite late but on the same date as the previous year, the 17th of October, because the vineyard is so regular. The wine is aromatic, intense and elegant, with a lifted nose and a high-pitched note of violet pastille, more refined than the Aubaguetes and Baixada. It is classical and proportioned, with contained and complex aromas and flavors and lots of energy, light in its feel but with inner power and strength. As with most great wines, it should develop nicely and for a long time in bottle but will drink well throughout its life. Grand vin, yes. 2,440 bottles were filled in April 2020.

        Producer Information

        Descendientes de J. Palacios is a leading producer of red wines from the Mencia grape in the Bierzo region of northwest Spain. It was founded in 1998, and is a collaboration between Alvaro Palacios of Priorat fame, and his nephew Ricardo Perez Palacios. The venture is credited with bringing the region to much greater prominence on both a national and global stage.

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