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Abel Mendoza Selección Personal 2020

Abel Mendoza Selección Personal

2020

£46.45

/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.5%

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC

Food pairing

Dishes with truffles / Iberian ham / Iberian sausages / Turkey / Roast lamb / Oven-cooked meats

Ratings and awards

201895 PK
201793 PK
201694 PK
201593 PK
201491? PK
201393 PK
PK: Parker

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker

The first impression of the 2018 Selección Personal was of great nuance and subtleness. The wine comes from a different vineyard each year, but in the last few years, it has come from a place called Marrate in Labastida, one of Mendoza's favorite places for high-end wines, a place with great potential. This is beautifully textured with lots of dry extract, with grip and depth; Mendoza has a lot of vines there, and some of them are quite old. The wine is perfumed, unusually floral and aromatic for a Tempranillo, which always contain a small percentage of other grapes (perhaps 3% or 4% Graciano...). There are some 500-liter oak barrels that were previously used for the fermentation of the whites. 5,344 bottles produced. It was bottled in May 2020.

— Luis Gutiérrez (14/07/2022)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2018 - 95 PARKER

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The winery

Abel Mendoza Monge

Abel Mendoza Monge is a small winery in San Vicente de la Soncierra. The husband and wife team - Abel Mendoza (viticulture) and Maite Fernandez (oenology) - are responsible for some of Rioja's most curious, rare and sought-after wines, partly because they receive little attention in wine guides and the media.  It could be said that they perfectly embody the Burgundian concept of the vintner, who works selflessly on his vines and transforms them into individual wines resulting...

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