Descendientes de Palacios, Villa de Corullon, Bierzo, Spain 2013

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Descendientes de Palacios, Villa de Corullon, Bierzo, Spain 2013

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The Wine Advocate: "If I was impressed with the 2012 vintage, the 2013 Corullón is otherworldy, especially for the vintage. The wine is tight and solid, a little exotic, extremely balsamic with lots of smoky notes and aromas that reminded me of a cypress, developing very classical aromas of pear and blood orange. Subtle and elegant. The palate is medium-bodied, sharp, very fresh, serious, with good concentration. Very consistent and compact, sometimes these wines from a mélange of vineyards can be extremely complete, and this is a good example. This could very well be the surprise of 2013. Drinkable and approachable, but with the stuffing and balance to live and develop for a good decade (or more). The price is very reasonable for the quality it delivers; wines of this quality are very often double the price asked here. 11,448 bottles produced, one of the shortest vintages of Corullón, where they had to sort and discard plenty of grapes." 95 points

Decanter (Sarah Jane Evans MW): "The Palacios wines introduce Bierzo to many; quality keeps on growing. Corullon, smart little brother to the top wines, has a truffle and fresh, dark plum palate. Long crisp finish, a rasp of tannins and latent minerality. Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 Trophy Winner. 14% alc. Drink now-2021." 95 points

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