Red Wine Oak Aged
Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León
Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
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Winery: Abadia Retuerta
Región: Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León
Grape Varieties: 75% Tempranillo, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Syrah.
Type: Red, oak aged.
Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Serving Temperature: 15º - 17º
Production: Elaborated after a careful selection of the best grapes sourced from each of the various plots owned by the winery. It combines the richness from the Tempranillo, with the elegance from the Cabernet Sauvignon and the softness and roundness from the Merlot.
Aged in French and American oak barrels during 16 months.
Abadia Retuerta is located in the municipal locality of Sardón del Duero, in the province of Valladolid but just outside the D.O. Ribera del Duero. It was once part of the estate of the Vega Sicilia estate, currently owned by the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis since 1996. Abadia Retuerta has been splendidly revitalised and has managed to establish itself as one of the top´s reference winery in the area. The Winery owns 700 ha. of which 210 ha. are planted with vines, dispersed over a total of 54 small plots located over the north-facing slopes, planted on a wide diversity of soils, from the banks of the river up to an altitude of 850 mt above sea level, producing a variety of different quality of vines with more than 20 years in age. Each plot is controlled, treated and vinified separately in order to truly reflect the terroir characteristics of each site in each wine.
Tasting Notes: Perfumed nose of candied red and black fruits, quite mineral and spicy, displaying balsamic notes and a floral touch. On the palate elegant blackberry flavours with marked mineral and spicy notes, smooth textured, good acidity and mature tannins, finishes long.
Notes: Drinks beautifully now through 2025
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