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2016 Palacios Remondo Spanish Red "La Montesa Crianza"

Palacios Remondo 2016 La Montesa

Winery: Palacios Remondo

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "La Montesa Crianza"

Wine Category: Spanish Red

Grape blend: 92% Garnacha & 8% Other Red Grapes

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Rioja

State or country: Spain

Price: $20

Cases produced: 53,000

KWG Score: 92.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: February 5, 2020

Wine Review: This ruby colored Spanish wine opens with a strawberry, red cherry and mild cedar bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and savory. The flavor profile is a tasty plum and mild cinnamon blend with hints of faint red raspberry and a touch of cherry. The finish is dry and its well-managed moderate tannins drift away nicely. This wine is very food friendly and will not last long when shared. It will pair well with many dishes. I would pair it with a honey garlic glazed pork loin roast. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: 2016 La Montesa showcases the freshness, purity and elegance that Alvaro Palacios achieves from his family's estate in Alfaro. Juicy notes of cherry, raspberry and orange-peel meld with herbal undertones to create a wine that is balanced, bright and lively.

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