2012 Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial

Abadía Retuerta (VT Castilla y León)

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Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2012 is a wine that represents the best from the vine and the vintner's work. The winery Abadía Retuerta calls this red as a real winner wine and launches it as the brand's liquid signature.Complex, elegant, to live and enjoy. The Selección Especial 2012 shows its proper modern and respectful style. A trump up your sleeve to triumph at each wine evening with your friends!

Technical sheet · Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:VT Castilla y León (Castilla y León,Spain)
Winery: Abadía Retuerta
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP93UV91WS93GP92
Grapes: Syrah (10%), Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo
Pairing: AppetizersMeatFishSoups and stewsRed meatLambWhitefishRagout
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
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Description · Abadía Retuerta

2012 Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial (Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: dark cherry saturated, very intense.
  • Nose: complex and attractive floral aromas primarily of red fruit and well assembled with wood, fresh notes of eucalyptus, caramel and roasted.
  • Palate: Soft and friendly, great aromatic richness and incredible expressiveness. Good balance between alcohol, acidity and tannin structure with very fine and soft high quality. Very persistent.

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.

WINE PAIRING: stews feathered game, no fatty fish, lamb grilled lamb.

TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° 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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Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

Posted on at 12.33

4/5

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2012

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

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Vicente Campini Ramajo

Posted on at 11.13

4.5 /5

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2012

It is a special, vinazo different than most. My favorite was before the pastureland of the Canons but I think I'll stick with this now, the price is similar.
Huber Josef

Posted on at 21.31

5 /5

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2012

Excellent wine with Super Prei performance
Returns a bit high
Théo Schmidt

Posted on at 11.40

5 /5

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2012

An excellent wine
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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
Elisabeth Banyols
Elisabeth Banyols

3/5

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial, 2014, true to himself, it's a perfect wine. Well developed, balanced, fruity and complex at once. A wine that never disappoints who has become one of the classics of Spain and Castilla y Leon. 90/100