Alvaro Palacios Camins del Priorat 2015


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The grapes are destemmed and sofly crushed. Fermentation is in stainless steel, cement and large wooden vats. Remontages and punching down. Aging: 8 months in barrels and wooden vats
Category Red Wine
Country Spain
Region Catalonia
Appellation Priorato
Brand Alvaro Palacios
  • wa89

Wine AdvocateA superb introduction to Priorat could be the 2015 Camins del Priorat, the only wine where they still use French grapes varieties. This year yields broke all records, and the blend in 2015 was 40% Garnacha, 20% Cariñena, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah and 10% Merlot. It's a heady, rich and aromatic red full of Mediterranean herbs, licorice, fennel and aniseed and a peachy sensation with a velvety palate, young and primary, accessible and easy to drink. It even feels a tad lighter than other vintages. A record of 260,000 bottles were produced.

Luis Gutierrez, October 28, 2016
  • ws89

Wine SpectatorThis supple red has good energy, with vibrant acidity fueling the bright berry and cherry fruit. Fresh herb and vanilla accents add interest. Graceful and alluring. Drink now through 2022. 20,000 cases made.

Thomas Matthews, October 15, 2016