Finca Dofí 2016



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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Priorat (Catalonia, Spain)
Winery: Álvaro Palacios
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cariñena, Garnacha, Merlot, Syrah
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14,5%
The Finca Dofí 2016 (£63.09) is a red wine made by Álvaro Palacios from Priorat produced with syrah, merlot, garnacha, cariñena and cabernet sauvignon from the 2016 vintage and shows an alcoholic strength of 14,5%. The Finca Dofí 2016 is the ideal red to combine with grilled meats and cheese. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and with the following scores: robert parker: 97.

Description of Finca Dofí 2016

Finca Dofí 2016 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cariñena, Garnacha, Merlot and Syrah)


  • View: bright cherry.
  • Nose: complex aromas, fresh aromas of fragrant herbs and dried flowers.
  • Mouth: fresh mouth, with good acidity, elegant, with ripe tannins and long aftertaste.


VINEYARD: Name: Finca Dofí (Camp d'en Pique, and Baixada Coll de Falset). Terraces and steep slopes, from 250 to 350 meters. Slate floor lamellar structure, located vertically and obliquely.

GRAPES: Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon.

AGEING: 14 months aging in barrels.

PREPARATION: 100% destemmed and pressed smooth. alcoholic fermentation in wooden vats with punching down. Maceration for about 42 days. Spontaneous malolactic.

PAIRING: big game, roasts, aged cheeses, cooked, small game, civet, wild boar and roast lamb.



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The Winery

Álvaro Palacios

Álvaro Palacios

Alvaro Palacios Priorat reaches in 1989, the town of Gratallops, along with Rene Barbier, Carles Pastrana and José Luis Pérez, with the intention to transmit to their wines (Bodegas Alvaro Palacios) the character of this land. They believed in the Priorat, full of sharp essences of Mediterranean sunshine, cliffs and shale, fennel and olive groves, a land of mystical soul.

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Reviews of Finca Dofí 2016


6 customer reviews
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4 /5

The Dofi is one of the nine wines from Spain. On the hard volcanic soil the old sticks to dig deep and give it a great taste. received top ratings. The vineyards are north and give the wine a special freshness, pure red fruit and blood orange, peach, subtle spice and anise with impressive elegance and balance, round and velvety tannins. This is a wonderful Dofi and (95-97) got parker points and James Suckling 95/100.
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4 /5

Alvaro Palacios is a riojano love with Seville and Andalusia, flamenco and bullfighting
Their wines are wandering around the world rubbing shoulders with the best
It has been a pioneer in Spain another way of making wine, placing value on elegance and concentration that give wines made from old vines
The world of Spanish wine owes much
This Dofí is its flagship in the priory, at least that may be available to some
Type: Red Crianza Grape: Grenache / Carignan Soil: Licorellas, blackboards, terraced vineyards D.O.Q .: Priorat winery: Alvaro Palacios Municipality (Province): Gratallops (Tarragona)
Preparation: stemming and crushing soft
Fermentation in wooden vats
malolactic fermentation in barrels
Aging: 18 months in new French oak barrels
Serving temperature: 16-18 ° C Consumption: Long-term Observations: decanting is recommended

Presentation: bottle 75 cl
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4 /5

- TASTING NOTES: With an intense dark cherry red. Well covered, clean and bright. Abundant and dense glyceric tears. Aromatic powerful fan. Fruit is expressed very intensively with mineral notes (slate floor), floral notes, roasted coffee, chocolate and spicy touches. Tips black olive. Aromas are released very elegant way. wide and hard entrance. Tasty, silky and fine pitch. Fruit is expressed in a thin licorice and accompanied by creamy notes. Very well balanced with lively acidity that gives it freshness. Very long and persistent finish.
- ALCOHOL: 14º
- PAIRING: Stews, Roasted lamb, Game stew, Roasts, Small game, Large game, Aged cheeses, Jabalí.
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Reviews of other vintages of Finca Dofí 201620152014


Floral, cherry, spearmint, intense, warm, deep. 92 points.
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Juan Manuel Gonzalvo


Subtle nose of dried rose petals, slate and hints of red cherries. Full body, a beautiful structure and a dense and harmonious texture. 
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