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Alvaro Palacios Camins Del Priorat 2016

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Country: Spain
Region: Priorat
Grape Variety: 35% Garnacha, 25% Cariñena, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah, 10% Merlot
Vintage: 2016
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2022
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 14.5%

The Wine
Camins is the winery's softer, entry level Priorat where the Garnacha and Cariñena base is supported by Cabernet, Syrah and Merlot. A supple red wine that has good energy, with vibrant acidity fueling the bright berry and cherry fruit. Fresh herb and vanilla accents add interest. Graceful and alluring. An ideal, fruit forward red to enjoy on its own, or with a roasted chicken generously seasoned with lots of fresh herbs, accompanied by a side of pan fried potatoes and braised fennel


If anyone embodies the promise and spirit of “The New Spain,” it is Alvaro Palacios. His L’Ermita is widely considered—along with Peter Sisseck’s Dominio de Pingus— to be the most important Spanish wine in a generation.

One of nine children born to the owners of Rioja’s respected Palacios Remondo, Alvaro studied enology in Bordeaux, while working under Jean-Pierre Moueix at Ch. Pétrus. He credits his tenure at Pétrus for much of his winemaking philosophy and for showing him “the importance of great wines.”

Alvaro could have returned to the security of his family’s domaine. Instead, he was drawn to remote and wildly beautiful Priorat, 60 miles from Barcelona, which had been one of Spain’s important pre-Phylloxera wine regions. With its unique terroir of steep hills and terraces Alvaro believed that here he could make a wine that was like a cross between Pétrus and Grange.

He acquired his first vineyard, Finca Dofí, in 1990. Then, in 1993, he located what is now regarded as the crown jewel property in Priorat, a precipitous, northeast-facing Garnacha vineyard on well-drained schist that had been planted between 1900 and 1940. Alvaro named it for a small chapel, or hermitage, that sits atop the hill - L'Ermita.

Producer Alvaro Palacios
Country Spain
Region Priorat
Color Red
Alcohol Content 14.5%
Serving Temperature 16°C
Vintage 2016
Grape Variety 35% Garnacha, 25% Cariñena, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah, 10% Merlot
Wine Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring Drink/Keep
Bottle Size 75cl

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