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Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial

Abadía Retuerta
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$99.99
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionCastilla y León
Alcohol Level
Country
Spain
SubregionSardón de Duero
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial is a highly acclaimed wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the prestigious appellation of Castilla y León, Spain, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in the renowned vineyards of Abadía Retuerta. These vineyards benefit from a unique terroir, characterized by a combination of diverse soils and a favorable microclimate. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the best grapes, followed by fermentation and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is a true reflection of its terroir, displaying a harmonious balance of fruit, structure, and elegance. Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial is known for its full-bodied nature, rich flavors, and velvety texture, making it a standout choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a premium Spanish wine experience.
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  • Rich and complex flavor profile
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  • Higher price point
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User Rating:

4.2
Most Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial is a renowned Spanish wine that hails from the Sardon del Duero region. Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial displays a deep, ruby red color that is both vibrant and inviting. On the nose, it exudes an enticing bouquet of ripe dark fruits, such as blackberries and plums, accompanied by subtle hints of spices and oak. On the palate, this wine offers a harmonious balance between fruitiness and complexity. The flavors of black cherries, currants, and blackberries take center stage, complemented by notes of vanilla, tobacco, and a touch of earthiness. The tannins are well-integrated, providing a smooth and velvety mouthfeel. It pairs exceptionally well with grilled meats, hearty stews, and aged cheeses. This wine has the potential to age gracefully, allowing its flavors to evolve and develop further over time.
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