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Álvaro Palacios Finca Dofí 2009

Country Spain
Region Catalunya
Sub Region Priorat
Bottling mc
Type of Wine Red wine
Year 2009
Bottle size 0.75 L
Packaging Loose
Rating Scale 96-100
Rating 96
Rating Agency Robert Parker
Label gl
Capsule good condition
Level neck
Excl. Vat: €55.00 Incl. Vat: €66.55
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Availability: In stock
Stock: 3

The 2009 Finca Dofi is an exotic, slinky beauty with tremendous structure, proportion, and length. It will benefit greatly from 8-10 years of cellaring.

Alvaro Palacios established his namesake winery in 1989. The flagship L’Ermita made its debut in 1993. Finca Dofi and L’Ermita vineyards are farmed biodynamically. All of the wines are bottled without filtration. In 2008 Palacios was the last grower in Priorat to harvest, waiting out rains that diluted other growers’ fruit. It appears that 2009 was a slightly more successful vintage for Alvaro Palacios (and most Priorat producers) than was 2008. All of the 2009s were tasted from barrel samples at the Bodega in January 2011.

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