Tag Archives: Petalos

Tasting Note: Petalos 2007, Bierzo, Descendientes de J. Palacios

I was going to blog about something else (98 Bordeaux, to be exact), but this wine is just too good. I already raved about the 2006 vintage, and the 2007 is just as good, if not better. I’ve now tasted several vintages of Petalos, Alvaro Palacios’ “regular” Bierzo (Corullon being the higher-end label for Palacios in [...]
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It's Christmas. Bring out the big bottles – and I mean that literally

I did another one of those fun collaborations with Sharman Yarnell, of Montreal radio station CJAD, this week. The theme was Holiday wine giving, by which she meant: what wine do you buy someone as a gift that will be distinctive and, hopefully, impressive. I made many suggestions, from Alvaro Palacios’ Petalos, a scrumptious Bierzo with [...]
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