Pétalos del Bierzo is a red wine from the Bierzo (León) prepared by the Descendientes de J. Palacios winery. The grapes used comes from plots of very old vines, aged between 50 and 90 years old. These are underperforming, making the fruit of high quality.
The vineyards that give rise to Pétalos del Bierzo are planted mainly on slate floors and are located on slopes.
The harvest is done manually and the first selection occurs in the same vineyard. In the winery, the grapes are destemmed and fermented for about 25 days in open wooden vats of stainless steel.
Malolactic fermentation is carried out for two months in closed vats. Subsequently, Pétalos del Bierzo is aged for 10 months in French oak barrels before bottling, it is filtered and clarified.
This wine is notably prestigious as the 2011 vintage of Pétalos del Bierzo was recognized as the best value Spanish wine of the year by Robert Parker.
|Brand||PETALOS DEL BIERZO|
|Region Produced in||Bierzo - León|
|Made with||94% Mencía, 5% Uva Blanca, 1% Alicante Bouschet and others|
|Product Dimensions||30 x 8 x 8 cm|
|Storage Instructions||Storage away from direct light in a cool and dry place|
|Item model number||8436559740364|
|Manufacturer/Producer||Bodegas Descendientes de J. Palacios.|
|Country Produced in||Spain|
|1 Liter Proportion EUR||19.86|