The crown jewel of Álvaro Palacios wine-making and a benchmark standing proud among top quality wines. This is a wine produced from Garnacha grapes grown in vineyards over 60 years old and low-yield Cabernet Sauvignon. A wine with immense power and elegance, a deep and most refined bouquet, and the magnificence of fruit at the height of maturity. According to Robert Parker, a grand wine that merits 96 points.
NOTE: Opening is suggested only after eight years spent in bottle, and decanting between 1 and 2 hours before serving.
Aged for 18 months in new French oak barrels.
Optimum serving temperature:
Between 15ºC and 17ºC
Guidelines for drinking and storing:
For drinking this year.
L'Ermita 2001 front and back
Fincas La Baixada y L'Ermita. FOTO: Álvaro Palacios.
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...
In Spain, we deliver to the whole mainland, the Balearic Islands, the Canaries, Ceuta and Melilla; we also deliver to all other countries within the EU (except the Azores and Madeira), Andorra and Switzerland.
If you need an urgent delivery or want to order an extra large consignment, please contact our Customer Service Department.
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.
Example of gift wrapping.
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.