Bodegas Palacio, Rioja

Bodegas Palacio, S.A. is located in the Rioja DO, in Spain.

Contact: Jose Antonio Rubio. Phone number: +34 914 756 313

Herebelow are notes on wines from Bodegas Palacio, Rioja.

Tempranillo

Colour: intense ruby red with garnet highlights. Aroma: complex, red ripe fruits. Spicy with a touch of vanilla, cinnamon and toasted bread. Taste: long and silky with soft tannins, from the wine and the barrel. Very elegant and well balanced. Time spent in oak barrels: 24 months. Ageing in bottle: 15 months minimum. Vintage year 1996-1995-1994

Tempranillo

Colour: dark and intense garnet red, clean and bright. Aroma: elegant combination of red ripe fruits, and toasted bread given by the new French oak. Taste: strong presence on palate, round and well balanced, elegant tannins and long finish. Time spent in oak barrels: 10 months. Ageing in bottle: 4 months minimum. Vintage year 1998 – 1997

Tempranillo

Colour: Bright cherry with purple rim. Aroma: Fruity, red berries and liquorice. Very floral. Taste: Alive, floral and fresh fruit on palate. Vintage year 2001 – 2000 – 1999

Tempranillo

Colour: ruby red, bright with light ochre highlights. Aroma: very rich in nuances. Reminds of matured preserved ripe fruits with vanilla hints. Complex. Taste: structured, silky, round, long in mouth and very elegant. Accentuated coconut and vanilla aromas. Ageing process In Bordeaux type barrels of French oak of 225 l. capacity. Time spent in oak barrels: 24 months. Ageing in bottle: 36 months minimum. Vintage year 1995-1994-1978-1973-1970-1968-1966-1964

Viura

Colour: yellow with golden glints, clean and bright. Aroma: very intense, elegant, ripe fruit complemented with the elegant nobility of the wood used in its ageing. Taste: very rich, with long finish, round and well balanced. Time spent in oak barrels: 7 months. Ageing in bottle: 4 months minimum. Vintage year 1998 – 1997

Tempranillo

Tasting Notes
Colour: Deep cherry red colour. Aroma: fruity, coconut and spices typical from the new American oak. Taste: rich, well balaced on palate. Time spent in oak barrels: 10 months. Ageing in bottle: 4 months minimum. Vintage year 1998

Tempranillo

Colour: ruby red with ochre highlights. Aroma: liquorice, dried fruit hints, vanilla characteristic of French oak. Taste: long finish, round with soft and elegant tannins. Time spent in oak barrels: 22 months. Ageing in bottle: 11 months minimum. Vintage year 1997 – 1996 – 1995

Food Pairings
Serving Temperature: 16º-18ºC aprox. Gastronomy: all sort of game, meats in general and matured cheeses.

Tempranillo

Colour: Intense deep ruby red with brilliant shining. Aroma: Elegant and complex with black fruit and raspberry hints over a background of tobacco and young oak. Taste: Well balanced, fleshy, lots of round, warm and soft tannins with a long dark finish. Time spent in oak barrels: 14 months. Ageing in bottle: 8 months minimum. Vintage year 1998 – 1997 – 1996

Viura

Colour: hay yellow with bright pale highlights Aroma: very intense, typical of the grape variety with nuances of lemon and lime, complemented with the elegant toast, vanilla and cinnamon from the new French oak barrel. Taste: complex, fresh and round. Fleshy, long in mouth with a slight touch of acidity. Time spent in oak barrels: 8 months. Ageing in bottle: 16 months minimum. Vintage year 1996 – 1995

Tempranillo

Colour: intense cherry of brilliant medium depth. Aroma: fruity, reminds of ripe harvest with ageing notes given by the barrel. Taste: fleshy in the mouth, fruity with a delicate finish of acidity that fades, remaining spicy and roasted notes. Time spent in oak barrels: 6 months. Ageing in bottle: 3 months minimum. Vintage year 1999 – 1998

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