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LA VENDIMIA 2019 DOCa Rioja
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer PALACIOS REMONDO
Here is a reliable, crowd-pleasing, ready-to-drink Rioja that has lots of fans. Released annually for the past 16 years, it has a fairly deep purple colour with a spicy, bright, juicy, ripe plummy-cherry-blueberry purée nose with some gently cedary and faintly tropical notes. Dry, medium bodied, spicy, somewhat tangy, attractive, juicy, ripe, raspberry-plum-black-cherry puree flavours with a lingering, fairly crisp, gently cedary finish. This 40/60 blend of Garnacha and Tempranillo is fermented in stainless steel and matured in barrel for four months. An ultra modern take on Rioja , it has 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L0721 on the back label. on the capsule. CSPC 674564
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Woo Win
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Rating **+(89 points)
Juicy, Spicy, Black Cherry Purée
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Made with a combination of purchased and his own fruit, Álvaro Palacios produces this forward, juicy, pleasurable cuvée from an equal blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha. Very lightly wooded, it's all about immediate pleasure and drinkability, with bright, supple, summer pudding fruit and good supporting acidity. Drink date: 2021-2024. Score - 91 (Tim Atkin, MW, timatkin.com, Rioja Special Report 2021) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 10, 2021
Cases bought 550 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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