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Date Printed: 7/24/2014
Palacios Remondo Rioja Vendimia 2011
Palacios Remondo Rioja Vendimia 2011
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The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/24/2014: $15.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2009 James Suckling rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Lively and lucid, this wine has supple aromas of fresh orchard fruit, wild berries and ripe blood oranges. Fruit-forward and round on the palate, the aromas found on the nose are mimicked in the mouth and include additional notes of sweet spice and raspberry jam.

Meant to drink now through the next four years, this consumer-friendly wine can be served slightly chilled and is the perfect accompaniment to any dish.

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About Palacios Remondo:

Bodegas Palacios Remondo is based in Alfaro in the Rioja Baja. This old family firm has been revitalized by the arrival of Alvaro Palacios who has already made his name, starting from scratch, with his extraordinary Priorato wines. He is now intent on bringing the family Rioja company into the front line. The wines are made from their own vineyards, a rarity in the Rioja region.

Palacios is deeply committed to organic viticulture and natural winemaking practices, such as use of organic fertilizers in the stone-covered, clay soils. All wines are unfiltered and clarified only with egg whites, no exogenous yeasts or commercial compounds are added to the wines and sulfites are kept to minimum levels. Total respect for his vineyard and its surrounding environment results in wines – La Montesa, Propiedad, Plácet Valtomelloso and La Vendimia – that express the true nature of the estate’s soils.