Finca Dofí 2013 (PR)

Red Crianza wine Álvaro Palacios Priorat (Spain) Grenache and Cariñena Price: 48.50 € VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle En Primeur  (?)
Delivery approx.: November 2015

According to the winery, this wine is estimated to be released onto the market around November 2015. Therefore, although you are purchasing the wine now, you will not receive it until then.
Other vintages and formats available: 2009 - 76.00 €
2010 - 76.00 €

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Details for Finca Dofí 2013 (PR)

Type:
Red Crianza wine
Producer:
Álvaro Palacios
Wine region:
Priorat (Spain)
Grapes:
Grenache and Cariñena
Bottle:
0.75 L
Review:

Finca Dofí is the last link in the chain before reaching the grandeur of L’Ermita. Containing 95% Garnacha, Álvaro Palacios’s star grape, it is an absolute delight due to the purity of its aromas and most seductive with its irresistible silkiness. On the nose it is totally smooth and elegant, and it simply melts in the mouth; it is dense, rich, concentrated and full of vitality, yet it flows through the palate without a single blemish. A wine that merits a fine burgundy glass so as to enjoy to the full all its charm and crisp freshness.

Summary of Álvaro Palacios's evaluation of the 2013 vintage

When the 2013 crop has attained a most excellent pigmentation, polyphenol intensity and drawn from all our short past history, we are able to say that what has been a complicated year meteorologically has now resulted in one of life’s real wonders with very high ageing potential. Any shortfall has been compensated by a historic concentration.

Rainfall had been copious since the very beginning of winter and remained plentiful until the arrival of a summer which, on the contrary, turned out to be one of the driest in history. Temperatures, much colder than in the previous year, managed to record as many as 14 frosts in the winter months and also remained slightly low in spring. The consequence of all that was a delay of between 3 and 4 weeks in flowering, but fortunately some excellent conditions for harvesting which kept the rains away from the Priorat when they continued to be plentiful in the rest of Europe.

It is this long time spent by the grapes on the vine which has produced wines of exceptional freshness and acidity, with some very rounded tannins and indescribable meatiness; in conclusion, these wines are very pleasant and full of life.

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Álvaro Palacios

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Priorat, Spain

Álvaro Palacios came to the Priorat, to the town of Gratallops to be precise, following the lead of a group of local producers fully intending to pass on through their wines all the character of this land, full of its own brightness, with the shining Mediterranean sun, the gleaming slate...

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Contact details

Telephone
977 83 91 95


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Transport and delivery charges

Destinations, prices and delivery times

In Spain, we serve the whole mainland, the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, and we also serve all the EU countries, Andorra and Switzerland. However, we are unable to deliver to certain specific destinations, such as the Azores and Madeira, the French overseas territories, and the Channel Islands, Jersey and Guernsey.

If you need an urgent delivery or want to order an extra large consignment, please contact our Customer Service Department.


Returns guarantee

If the wine is not fit for consumption or does not come up to your expectations, you can return it to us and we will replace it with another bottle or product.

Transport costs for Spain

Bottles Price incl. VAT Delivery time
1 - 6 btls 7.95 € Between 48 and 72 hours
7 - 12 btls 11.20 €
13 - 18 btls 15.80 €
19 - 24 btls 19.20 €

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Transport costs include packaging in cardboard boxes specially designed to protect the bottles in transit, and insurance against loss or breakage.

If your order is a gift, we can offer you various gift options (special gift wrapping, wooden boxes, a card with your message...); you can make your choices on the "Gift options" page while providing the information required for placing your order.


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