La Faraona

La Faraona
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La Faraona
Non-certified biodynamic
Red wine Crianza.

Available vintages of La Faraona

  • La Faraona 2013
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  • La Faraona 2013
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Characteristics of La Faraona

La Faraona is made of 100% Mencía, the icon of Bierzo. The subtleness of this wine will compensate the extremely low production of the most mysterious vine in this winery in 2012. After quite a controversial year in what climate is concerned, the region of Bierzo surprised us with admirably expressive wines, confirming the singular character of the wines from this peculiar winemaking region and of its typical variety, Mencía, which keeps surprising us. To the combination of soils, altitudes and exposure, in this vintage we can add the diversity in the ripenning of the bunches. A vintage that will provide structured wines with delicate aromatic nuances. Very rich and really elegant wines.
Serve at 16ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Pairing
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Tasting notes La Faraona

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Ratings

  • Decántalo 98
  • Parker 98
  • Parker 96
  • Peñin 97

Ratings for the vintages from the D.O. Bierzo

2012 Excellent
2011 Very good
2010 Very good
2009 Very good
2008 Very good
2007 Excellent
2006 Very good
2005 Excellent
2004 Very good
2003 Very good
2002 Very good
2001 Very good
2000 Very good
1999 Good
1998 Good
1997 Good
1996 Very good
1995 Good

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D.O. Bierzo

Winery Descendientes de J. Palacios

In recent years, winemakers and developers have settled in the DO Bierzo with very plausible innovative ideas, investing heavily in local wineries, resulting in the production of personal and unique wines. There is no doubt that El Bierzo has become a trendy and cool D.O, aided by the spicy, delicate and velvety Mencia grape, whose character and great capacity of expression of terroir is undoubtedly the regions best asset. Even many compare it to the Pinot Noir, which together with the small scale style of production and topography of its vineyards, the traditional form of the Burgundian bottle used, and the original use of the names of towns and places in their best wines, resulted in this wine region being given the nickname of "little Spanish burgundy".

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