Due to research for another another article with Meininger’s, I paid a visit to Álvaro Palacios last month for a chat and, being the consummate showman that he is (the classy booklet above was for the official buyer’s tasting), he offered a taste of the forthcoming 2016 vintages of his top wines. While I always prefer tasting Priorat wines blind as I have too many pre-decided notions about them, one would have to be quite daft to turn do the offer, especially given that l’Ermita is clocking in at about […]

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