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Abadía Retuerta Cuvée El Palomar 2018

Abadía Retuerta Cuvée El Palomar



/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti15.0%
Production1,467 bottles

What does this wine taste like?

Violet / Intense
Higly aromatic / Red fruit / Raspberry / Fresh strawberry / Red liquorice wheels / Fine woods / Confectionery notes
Elegant / Fresh / Balanced / Creamy / Velvety

Drinking and storing

Serve between 15ºC and 17ºC

Food pairing

Roasted duck / Red meats / Feathered game / Cod

Ratings and awards

201992 PK
201893 PK
201792 PK
200494 PK
200191+ PK
PK: Parker

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker

The blend for the 2018 Cuvée Palomar is different from the older wines and from the 2017 that I also tasted. This is 40% Garnacha, 40% Tempranillo and 20% Malbec, a blend driven by the conditions of the year. It's also ripe, but like I saw in other wines where I could compare 2017 and 2018, the 2018 has more balance and freshness and a fresher palate with very fine tannins and long, clean finish. The oak is also more integrated into the wine. 1,467 bottles were filled in March 2021 after two years in barrique.

— Luis Gutiérrez (30/06/2021)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2018 - 93 PARKER

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Ageing period24 months
Type of woodFrench oak


ClimateContinental with Mediterranean influence

The winery

Abadía Retuerta

Abadía Retuerta

Bodega Abadía Retuerta’s name comes from two words that define and describe the land: Ribula Torta which means a “winding river bank”. The first written reference alluding to the importance of the Abadía vineyards dates back to the 17th Century, and shows that the wine sold by the monks who were living there dominated the market in Valladolid, Castile’s largest city. More recently, in the 1970s, the former owners pulled up the vines growing...


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