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Alvaro Palacios Velles Vinyes Les Terrasses 2013 Wine Review

Alvaro Palacios Velles Vinyes Les Terrasses 2013

Alvaro Palacios Velles Vinyes Les Terrasses 2013

Priorat D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $46.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Alvaro Palacios

Agent: Woodman Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 93/100

A robust, rustic Spanish red wine with meaty notes of smoked bacon, wild blackberry and anise. Layers and luscious with dark concentrated depths of flavour. Pair with grilled meats. Highly recommended.

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This Alvaro Palacios Velles Vinyes Les Terrasses 2013 was reviewed on November 14, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Bright garnet red with a fragrant nose of ripe cherries, vanilla and a touch of leather, echoed on the palate with slight cinnamon and toasted oak. Full-bodied with soft tannins, velvety mouthfeel and a long ripe cherry finish.
Tasted Nov 2015
The 2013 vintage of the robust Spanish red wine Les Terrasses Velles Vinyes hails from a rainy vintage and grapes were picked late in the fall. This is a red wine blend of 55% Garnacha and 45% Cariñena grapes. Cariñena is sometimes called Samsó, but that's incorrect as Samsó is the Catalan word for Cinsault. The grapes were grown in the villages of Gratallops, La Vilella Baixa, Bellmunt, El Lloar, El Molar, Porrera, Scala Dei, Torroja and Poboleda. All the vines were planted in schist llicorella soils. The wine was fermented in both oak barrels and cement vats with natural yeasts. Then is was aged in oak barriques for one year. - Community Wine Reviews

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