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Alvaro Palacios Finca Dofi 2014 Priorat Unopened Wooden Case (6 bottles)

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Alvaro Palacios Finca Dofi 2014 Priorat Unopened Wooden Case (6 bottles)

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Auction closed. Hammer Price: 250.00
Auction ended: 30/09/2019
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An unopened wooden case containing 6 bottles of the highly rated Finca Dofi 2014 from Alvaro Palacios.

96 points James Suckling
Subtle nose of dried rose petals, slate and hints of red cherries. Full body, a beautiful structure and a dense and harmonious texture. Single vineyard. So delicious now. Why wait? (12/2016)

95 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
The 2014 Finca Dofí is a blend of approximately 94% Garnacha and 6% Cariñena from a plot in Gratallops called Finca Dofí. The destemmed and crushed grapes fermented in oak vats with natural yeasts followed by malolactic and 14 months aging in oak barrels. It feels terribly lively, with a silkiness and purity, terse but at the same time ripe. The oak is very integrated and there is no volatility many associate with Priorat, but the flavors are clearly reminiscent of the old vintages of Dofí but with a much more polished texture. Again the acidity gives it clout and depth, like claws clinging to you. It ends tasty and very mineral. This feels as good as the other-worldly 2013. A great vintage for Dofí. Elegance in a bottle. There are 20,100 bottles produced. (10/2016)

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