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Abadía Retuerta Pago de Valdebellón 2015

Abadía Retuerta Pago de Valdebellón

2015
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A terroir Cabernet with plenty of character, an elegant bouquet of blackcurrant buds and very persis...

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£62.51

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Abadía Retuerta Pago de Valdebellón 2015

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2015

Review

A terroir Cabernet with plenty of character, an elegant bouquet of blackcurrant buds and very persistent, originating from one of the estate’s highest altitude parcels (750 m), on calcareous clay soils, with a high percentage of sand, and surrounded by pine forests which protect the vineyards from the winds.

Matured for 25 months in French oak barrels.

Tasting notes

  • ViewPicota cherry red / Dark / Intense
  • Bouquet:Spicy notes / Mineral notes / Sweet spices / Thyme / Rosemary / Exotic fruit / Aromatic herbs / Redcurrants / Menthol aromas / Exotic aromas / Delicate
  • Mouth:Complex / With body / Characterful / Vigorous / Generous

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 17ºC and 18ºC

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 at that time and, after extensive...