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Red Wine Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2017 Magnum

Crianza red wine from La Rioja. Blend of Grenache and Tempranillo aged for 12 months in oak barrels.
Crianza. 12 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 1,5 l
D.O.: Rioja
Grapes Varieties: Grenache Red, Tempranillo,
Wineries: Palacios Remondo
P 92 ñ 93 93 93

Availability: In stock

€20.80
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Crafted by Álvaro Palacios, one of the great Spanish winemakers of our time, Palacios Remondo La Montesa Magnum is produced in La Rioja.

The wine is made principally from Grenache, complemented by some Tempranillo, both coming from over 25-year-old vineyards located in the town of Alfaro. Located at an altitude of 550 metres above sea level, the vines are planted on limestone and ferrous-clay soils covered with pebble stones.

Produced by Bodegas Palacios Remondo, the grapes of this Spanish red wine were harvested by hand, brought to the cellar, destemmed and crushed.

Then they were fermented in stainless steel tanks with its lees, with period punch-downs and pump-overs performed for over a period of 23 days.

After that, malolactic fermentation took place in 1st, 2nd and 3rd year 85% French and 15% American oak barrels, where it was also aged for 12 months.

Finally, Palacios Remondo La Montesa Mágnum 2017 was clarified prior to its bottling.

Aerate this red wine from La Rioja 1 hour before drinking.

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Appearance

The red wine Palacios Remondo La Montesa Mágnum has a bright, clean, medium-high ruby-coloured robe with a garnet rim.

Nose

This nose of this Rioja Magnum is intense and profound. Discreet aromas of red berries, pomegranates and quince, along with notes of roses, carnations and sage. Some touches of wet earth, underbrush, oregano and camomile, underpinned by hints of spices and toast.

Palate

The wine La Montesa by Bodegas Palacios Remondo is savoury and velvety. Notes of cherries, grapefruit rind, spices and rosemary. Perfect acidity, ripe tannins and enticing, persistent finish.

Our personal opinion

The excellent Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2017 Magnum is a source of raw pleasure that, if that were not enough, will improve in the bottle for several years.

OTHER VINTAGES

Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2016 Magnum:

Enterwine 93. Parker 93. Peñín 92.

Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2015 Magnum:

Enterwine 93. Parker 92+. Peñín 92.

Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2013 Magnum:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 91.

Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2012 Magnum:

Peñín 92.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 1,5 l
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Organic Yes
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Parker's Score 92
Peñin Score 93
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Percentage of variety Garnacha, Tempranillo.
Pairings Birds, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Grilled red meats, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Poultry, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, semi-curred cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, Vegetables, Vegetables
Taste Complex and Elegant, Fruity and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
2 Reviews
very good
Value
This wine is lovely and the price is excellent!!
Review by (Posted on 6 November 2018)
great price
Value
One of the best bargains out there. Incredible quality for less than 20 euros.
Review by (Posted on 24 January 2018)
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