Alvear Palacio Quemado La Zarcita 2016

Red Blend

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  645044
$18.25
RP
90
Alvear Palacio Quemado La Zarcita 2016 from LCBO
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    The 2016 La Zarcita is a blend of Trincadeira Preta, Touriga Nacional and Garnacha Tintorera grapes from limestone, clay and sand soils. In 2015 they also planted red Garnacha with the idea to include it in future vintages of this blend. There was more rain than average in 2016, and that allowed the ripening cycle to be longer, which is something really good in a region like this. It fermented in stainless steel with indigenous yeasts followed by malolactic and eight months in new and second use 500-liter French oak barrels. It's very floral and perfumed, with a captivating nose. It's still a straightforward red but with more depth than in previous vintages and especially great freshness. 2016 seems like a very good vintage in the zone. The palate is approachable and soft, with very good acidity. And it's a bargain! Drink Date: 2018-2020. Score - 90. (Luis Gutiérrez, robertparker.com, Dec. 29, 2017)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    June 8, 2019
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Spain
    By:
    Alvear S.A. .
    Sugar Content:
    4 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    D - Dry
    Style:
    Medium-bodied & Fruity
    Varietal:
    Red Blend

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    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    June 8, 2019
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Spain
    By:
    Alvear S.A. .
    Sugar Content:
    4 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    D - Dry
    Style:
    Medium-bodied & Fruity
    Varietal:
    Red Blend
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