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Sherry-Lehmann USD 119.95 750ml

Descendientes de Jose Palacios Bierzo "Moncerbal" 2015

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96 points Robert Parker's Wine AdvocateThe 2015 Moncerbal has more white grapes than 2014, because the white grapes were almost perfect and they thought they should go into the vat. The vintage was very complete that year with very healthy grapes. The wine is medium- to full-bodied, always showing that stoniness, austerity and minerality, even in a riper vintage like this 2015. Again, it reminded me of the 2012.

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Snooth User: Barberesco
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 01/05/2013

Four glasses


Snooth User: winenut718
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2004 08/05/2008

for the price this is very good- dark purple, nice precense on the palate, a bit monolithic and thick.


Snooth User: TomSzy
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 09/12/2007

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: joshwoodward
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2003 05/15/2009

Light candied nose. Plum. Huge, concentrated, very interesting. Medium tannin and acid. $45


Snooth User: tokyomb
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3.50 5
Vintage: 1999 03/02/2008

Lots of tannins immediately after opening the bottle. A couple of hours in the decanter was time well spent - smooth tannins and some pleasant fruit, but not a great deal of length or complexity here.


External Reviews for Descendientes de Jose Palacios Bierzo "Moncerbal"

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Vintage: 1999 12/14/2009

A Mencia wine from Bierzo in Spain. 1999 Descendientes de Jose Palacios Bierzo 750ml



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96 points Robert Parker's Wine AdvocateThe 2015 Moncerbal has more white grapes than 2014, because the white grapes were almost perfect and they thought they should go into the vat. The vintage was very complete that year with very healthy grapes. The wine is medium- to full-bodied, always showing that stoniness, austerity and minerality, even in a riper vintage like this 2015. Again, it reminded me of the 2012.

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