2012 Bodegas Palacios Remondo La Vendimia Rioja
Producer: Bodegas Palacios Remondo
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Tempranillo
88 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2014
(a 50/50 blend of tempranillo and garnacha): Vivid ruby-red. Fresh cherry, red berries and smoky minerals on the nose. Spicy, firm
and tightly wound, displaying good lift to its flavors of redcurrant,
bitter cherry and licorice. A gripping, focused midweight with gentle
sweetness and dusty tannins on the incisive finish.
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Spain has more acres under vine than any other country and ranks third in production behind Italy and France. Much of this output continues to be hot-country jug wine made to satisfy the everyday thirsts of the domestic and greater European markets
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Tempranillo, arguably the most famous of Spain's native grapes, is a vibrant, aromatic varietal that offers spicy, red fruit aromas and flavors. The grape's name translates to "little early one," a moniker that references fruit's early ripening tendency-- Tempranillo thrives even with a short growing season. The varietal is at its best in...
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