Wine Type: Red Wine
Grape Variety: 92% Mencia. 8% White grapes: Jerez, Godello.
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2040
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 14%
Alvaro Palacios and Ricardo Perez are two men with immense talent and love for the making of wine, wine that doesn't pass unnoticed. Although that La Faraona is scarce and not light in price, the other wines from this domaine are more affordable and accessible even for them it will be a bit of a search as the overall producing of their Bierzo winery doesn't pass the 375k bottles. At first it might look a lot but when a couple millions want to hold their hands on one of their bottles then you can see that production is small
- Dark rich medium purple colour appears
- Filled with black dark fruits, wild forest fruits and spices with oak layers weaved and intertwined with pure directions and a constant movement amongst the elements, a sublime complexity. It touches the deepest of emotions and gives you that absolute perfect balance.
- Rich, smooth, round, bull body, medium dry and greatly balanced between aromas and acidities. mid palate full of flavour and fruits, elegant, fresh and sensual, a lingering that seems to have no end.
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