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2008 Descendientes de José Palacios Bierzo Pétalos

Mencía

  • Spain
  • Castilla y León
  • Bierzo
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Community Tasting Notes 101

  • SadEdjo Likes this wine: 90 points

    May 1, 2020 - (Good) Bierzo can be age-worthy. Still dark; well-integrated nutmeg, red fruit, soft tannins, good lift; long finish

  • BcDuncan Likes this wine: 88 points

    December 1, 2016 - Perfect time to drink this quality wine

  • Xavier Auerbach wrote: flawed

    August 1, 2015 - Corked beyond recognition.

  • _Xenon Does not like this wine: 87 points

    June 2, 2015 - I've had this wine 4 years in my cellar before drinking it. I rather should have invested in a nice Chianti Classico instead of buying this one for 14 €. Not my cup of tea.

    BTW: Drinking window wide open. Dark, full bodied and - well - rough.

  • BklynNeophyte wrote: 89 points

    October 27, 2014 - Very nice and ready to drink.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    5/6/2011 (link)

    (Descendientes de J Palacios, Petalós Bierzo Red) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Richard Hemming, MW
    2/3/2011 (link)

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  • By David Lawrason
    9/15/2010 (link)

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  • By John Szabo, MS
    9/8/2010 (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    September/October 2009, IWC Issue #146 (link)

    (Descendientes de Jose Palacios Petalos del Bierzo) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Descendientes de José Palacios
  • Varietal Mencía
  • Designation Pétalos
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Castilla y León
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Bierzo
  • UPC Code 8437004566287

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 279 (31%)
  • Consumed 629 (69%)

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