Palacios Remondo La Vendimia 2008
Spain – DOCa Rioja
The price-quality ratio skews crazily in your favour; pick up an armful. The nose is expressive, graphite and black licorice and the flavours are an amalgam of black currant, espresso roast and briary berry. It’s perfectly balanced, displays good moderating acidity, is mid weight and nicely textured with a complex and lingering fruit-forward finish.
Score: 4 ½ out 5, Vic Harradine, www.winecurrent.com, Nov 2009