Pétalos del Bierzo 2017

Descendientes de J. Palacios (Bierzo)

RP93

£270.11 + £184.13 Shipping (14 - 20 days)

£270.11 + £184.13 Shipping (14 - 20 days)

£270.11 + £184.13 Shipping (14 - 20 days)

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The Pétalos del Bierzo 2017 (£270.11) is a red wine from Bierzo produced by Descendientes de J. Palacios produced with mencía from the 2017 vintage and has an alcohol content of 13,5%. The Pétalos del Bierzo 2017 is the ideal red to combine with goat cheese and manchego cheese. 4,1 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users while experts give the following evaluation: robert parker: 93.
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Petalos del Bierzo 2017 returns to the market to defend, for another year running, its position as one of the best wines in the world in terms of value for money. The title was well deserved after being named by Parker as the best Spanish wine considering its characteristics and price, and remains one of the most prominent to this day.

One of its secrets is the variety from which it is made, the Mencía, which It is characterized by being amiable, easy to drink and gastronomic. Without a doubt, the success of Petalos del Bierzo 2017 is also due to the fact that the Palacios family - a name that always harks at quality, know-how and success in wine -is responsible for its production

Petals of Bierzo 2017 is, for all of theabove, an excellent way to get to know Bierzo, an area benefitting from the climatic characteristics of both Castile and Galicia, and of course the wines of Descendants of J. Palacios, inspired by the winery's principles -spiritual tradition; respect for the land and nature; and transparency in the expression of the vineyard and culture-, they offer us moments of great beauty and pleasure.

The presentation of Petals of Bierzo 2017, as an aside, follows the same design of the 2016 vintage - created by Xano Armenter -, with a slight color variation that transmits the wine's characteristic jovial and cheerful personality to the bottle.

Technical sheet · Pétalos del Bierzo

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
Appellation:Bierzo (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Descendientes de J. Palacios
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP93
Grapes: Mencía
Pairing: PastaStartersRegional CuisineMeatRed meatLambPasta BologneseSoups and stewsHam and sausagesCheeseSpanish CuisineCured LoinJamon IbericoRagoutManchego cheeseGoat cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13,5%
Consumption Temp.: 16ºC
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption: 2024
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Description · Descendientes de J. Palacios

Pétalos del Bierzo 2017 (Mencía)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: intense cherry red.
  • Nose: fruity, with deep aromas of cherry, berries and flowers.
  • Mouth: fresh, soft, pleasant, tasty, persistent.

DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Bierzo

VINEYARD: Descendientes de J. Palacios. Vineyard age from 40 years to 90 years. Located in 5 municipalities of Corullón, Valtuille, Villadecanes, Parandones and Villafranca del Bierzo. The terrain is characterized by very steep slopes and hills of between 450 and 1000 meters.

GRAPES: Mencía

AGING: aging in French oak barrels.

ELABORATION: very early and selective harvest depending on municipalities and plots. Alcoholic fermentation in wooden vats and stainless steel tanks. Maceration for 23 days. Malolactic fermentation for 3 months.

WINE PAIRING: Regional cuisine, Spanish cuisine, Starters, Cheese, Manchego cheese, Goat cheese, Ham and sausages, Marinated loin, Iberian ham, Meat, Red meat, Lamb, stews and stews, Meat stew, Pasta, Pasta the Bolognese

TEMPERATURE OF CONSUMPTION: 16ºC

ALCOHOL GRADUATION: 13.5%

Descendientes de J. Palacios

Ricardo Perez Palacios is one of the great architects of a quiet revolution is taking place in the, so far, Bierzo region quite stagnant. Chelo is the son of Palacios, of the dynasty known Palacios (Remondo) of the Rioja, and this adventure has helped his famous uncle, Alvaro Palacios, well known...

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Reviews

Highlighted review about Pétalos del Bierzo 2017

Posted on at 11.04

5/5

Pétalos del Bierzo 2017

It is one of the best wines in Spain and also has a very attractive price. For me it is one of the wines of reference, that kind of wine that I always have in mind when I have guests at home or when I'm a guest in someone's home. How lucky to have a red wine with the quality seal Palacios at such...
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Posted on at 10.00

3.5/5

Wine well balanced in the mouth.
Lack of length on the finish.
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Posted on at 12.19

4/5

Descendientes de J. Palacios Petalos Bierzo 2017

A pure mencía with wild strawberries, black pepper and underbrush. Balanced and pretty red showing subtle berry character throughout. Silky tannins. 
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Posted on at 13.07

4/5

Pétalos del Bierzo is a red wine from 14% Alc. prepared by the Descendants of J. Palacios winery in the Corullón (Lion) and in the O. D. Bierzo. The Pétalos del Bierzo is made of a coupage Mencia...
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Posted on at 04.37

4/5

Descendants J palaces, the winery Alvaro Palacios who rode with his nephew Ricardo, is nominated for best winery in 2014 by the Penin Guide
As before in the presence of Alvaro Priory he has served...
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Posted on at 15.54

4/5

ORIGIN: Bierzo O.D.
BODEGA: Descendants of J. Palacios
VARIETY: Mencia
DESCRIPTION:
With grapes from very small plots and the Pétalos del Bierzo old vines, a wine aged for 10 months in French oak...
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Posted on at 04.41

4/5

Petals is the wine of Alvaro Palacios in Bierzo. Color and suggests his nose: deeply aromatic. Considered a very feminine wine, all the fragrance of the olfactory phase flows into a soft palate...
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Posted on at 04.25

4/5

Alvaro Palacios Petalos do Bierzo 2017

Besides the great success experienced in Alvaro Palacios Priorat, he started with his nephew Ricardo Pérez a new adventure: revive the wines of Bierzo. In Corullon they are 100% focused on Mencia....
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Posted on at 04.10

4/5

- Pétalos del Bierzo Pétalos del Bierzo is a red wine from the Designation of Origin Bierzo, drawn by 95% with grapes of the variety Mencia, accompanied by other white varieties.
- The wine is aged...
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Posted on at 03.56

4/5

Pétalos del Bierzo 2017 is a red wine from the Castilla y León and produced by Descendants of J. Palacios within the denomination O.D. Bierzo. In preparing Mencia grapes covered Pétalos del Bierzo...
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Posted on at 04.24

4/5

- Tasting notes: Deep cherry, dark. Edging bruised and medium-high. Good tear. Marking and elegant varietal character. A lot of red and black ripe fruit, very ripe accompanied by intense and...
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Pétalos del Bierzo 2016

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Blackberries, cocoa, mint, balanced, meaty, fresh. 90 points
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Reviews about Pétalos del Bierzo 2014

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Raspberry, cocoa, mint, balanced and fresh. 90 points
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Albert López
Albert López

4.5/5

Pétalos del Bierzo 2014 is a wine of Mencia (100% Bierzo) with deep aromas that makes no effort to hide their fruitiness, reinforced with flowers (hence the petals) and herbal touches. It also has...
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Reviews about Pétalos del Bierzo 2013

Albert López
Albert López

4.5/5

Having tried and 2 previous vintages of the Pétalos del Bierzo, and still not be a close friend of Parker's opinion, I dare say that it is these wines that feeling purchases to save money, so rich...
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Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Candied fruit, mint, licorice, balanced and fresh. 90 points
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