La Montesa 201675cl
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La Montesa is a wine that surpasses itself with every year and that seduces with its deeply aromatic, round style and its exquisite texture, the 2016 vintage being a harvest of exceptional quality and quantity.
In fact, this is one of the most outstanding reds on the Spanish market thanks to its great value for money, and there are few wines that can boast such a special character in the less than €10 range.
But, the truth is that it could not be otherwise, taking into account that behind it we discoverthe unmistakable mark of Álvaro Palacios through the Palacios Remondo winery, a project led by the prestigious Spanish winemaker in the region of Alfaro (La Rioja).
This is where the La Montesa vineyard recovers the historical affinity with its original landscape, Mount Yerga, and shows us, through the native variety of Garnacha grapes, a full definition of geography, climate, terroir and environment.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2016 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)|
|Winery:||Bodegas Palacios Remondo|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Carignan, Grenache, Garnacha, Mazuelo, Tempranillo, Garnacha tinta|
Description of La Montesa 2016
La Montesa 2016 (Carignan, Grenache, Garnacha, Mazuelo, Tempranillo and Garnacha tinta)
- View: cherry red.
- Nose: red fruit, flowers, spices and wild aromas.
- Mouth: plum cake, citrus aromas, spices, good acidity. Fresh, fruity
DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Rioja
VINEYARD: Palacios Remondo Wineries. 100 hectares of orderly and neat formation settle on a huge alluvial fan of calcic and petrocalcic deposits. On the surface, calcareous and clay-ferrous soils, poor, are covered with pebbles. Around the great vineyard, an indomitable and mountain environment survives, among the herbs
GRAPES: Garnacha, Tempranillo.
AGING: 12 months in new French and American oak barrels of the second year.
WINE PAIRING: Regional cuisine, Spanish cuisine, Starters, Cheese, Manchego cheese, Ham and sausages, Iberian ham, Meat, White meat, Lamb, Mediterranean cuisine
TEMPERATURE OF CONSUMPTION: 16-18
ALCOHOL GRADUATION: 14%
How to serve
Bodegas Palacios Remondo has a winemaking tradition that dates back to the last four generations. Jose Palacios Remondo But it was really responsible for what is now the winery, planting the best selection of traditional varieties of Rioja wine growing and caring with a great vocation. With great foresight, prepared their children (currently responsible for the firm) in the best schools of enology and viticulture encouraging them to visit important French wineries of the main wine producing regions.More about the Winery