2011 Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial

Abadía Retuerta (VT Castilla y León)

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Produced from a selection of the best grapes from all the winery's terroirs. Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2011 combines the Tempranillo's richness with the intensity of the Syrah and the Cabernet Sauvignon's elegance. This wine's a winner, and the bodega's best known wine world wide. This red has been collecting price after price, great evaluations, awards and admiration. Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2011 represents all the good parts of a vine and a well-done work at the vineyards.

Technical sheet · Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:VT Castilla y León (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Abadía Retuerta
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP92WS94GP90
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo, Syrah
Pairing: AppetizersMeatSoups and stewsHam and sausagesLambRagout
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 16ºC
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Description · Abadía Retuerta

2011 Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo and Syrah)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: intense garnet color layer.
  • Nose: red, ripe fruit, balsamic and spicy aromas, sweet wood.
  • Palate: powerful, fruity, creamy and long. Full-bodied, with tannins which include strong personality. Tasty wine.

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: VT Castilla y León

VINEYARD: Abbey Retuerta

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Syrah,

AGING: 19 months in barrels of French and American oak.

PREPARATION: fermentation in small tanks made of stainless steel. He also underwent malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.

MATCHING WINE: Red meats, sausages and cold cuts, cured cheeses, stews.

TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C

Alcohol content: 14

Abadía Retuerta

The Abadía Retuerta winery is located at the center of the privileged, winegrowing area, The Golden Mile, where Spain's most prestigious brands of wine are elaborated. Abadía Retuerta owns over 200 hectares of vineyard and is one of Spain's most modern wineries. The winery is presided over by a...

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Vinexus Wein Shop

Posted on at 04.39

4/5

Abadia Retuerta Seleccion Especial 2011

Mainly Tempranillo with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot something, matured long in oak barrels: diverse bouquet with clear fruit and subtle oak notes, profound force, fleshy and velvety density, finesse complexity, considerable aging potential. For Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial a selection of the best grapes of all 54 parcels of the estate is used. The grapes (75% Tempranillo, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot) are read for each desired level of maturity. Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon remain isolated within 3 weeks on the skins at 28-31 ° C, the Merlot with approximately 2.5 weeks shorter. The malolactic fermentation, the young wine out individually, takes place only the assemblage. Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial Matures depending on the year 18 -24 months in one third new oak barrels, mostly French and to a lesser extent American oak. After the assemblage of individual barrels and an adequate period of rest the wine is bottled. During the production process, the wine is moved solely by gravity.

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Francisco Navarrete Jiménez

Posted on at 10.27

5 /5

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2011

A great wine
David Graham

Posted on at 14.44

5 /5

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2011

Great value for money . A quality wine .
Juan Manuel  Laguna Monsalve

Posted on at 00.59

5 /5

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2011

For those who like powerful wines, with body, it is a wonderful choice!
Great wine, definitely "
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Reviews about Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2015

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

Blackberries, licorice, coffee, powerful, round, balanced. 91 points

Reviews about Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2014

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

black fruit, licorice, cocoa, direct, spacious, warm. 90 points

Reviews about Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2012

Juan Manuel Gonzalvo
Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

4/5

black fruit, licorice, toffee, intense, balanced. 91 points