Descendientes de J. Palacios La Faraona 2014 750mL


RP100 "When I first tasted the 2014 La Faraona my heart started beating faster. But it was during a very intense moment and I was not sure. But when I put my nose in the glass, after pouring it when sitting down in front of my computer to taste all the 2014s and 2015s, I knew it was a true coup de coeur?a sensation, an intuition and emotion only a handful of wines are capable of. There are similarities with the 2013, but this 2014 is more profound; it has more complexity, and there are herbal nuances that, again, took me to the Loire, dark spices, earthy hints, tobacco, flowers. The palate is symmetric, precise, textured and with a very long finish. There is some austerity here, but the ripeness felt just perfect. I think this is clearly a 100 pointer. In 2014, the wine is made up of 95% Mencia, 3% white grapes (Jerez and Godello) and 2% Alicante Bouschet and Gran Negro." LG Aug 2017
Descendientes de Jose Palacios, La Faraona, Bierzo DO
Descendientes de Jose Palacios, aka Ricardo Perez Palacios and Alvaro Palacios, are giving the last touches to their brand new, highly impressive winery in Corullon. I tasted their 2014s and 2015s, both impressive—

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