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Condado de Haza Reserva Especial 2012

Condado de Haza Reserva Especial

2012

Originating from grapes grown on a south-facing hillside sloping gently down to the banks of the Riv...

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£ 25.10

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Condado de Haza Reserva Especial 2012

Type

Wine Red Reserva

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2012

Review

Originating from grapes grown on a south-facing hillside sloping gently down to the banks of the River Duero, this is a 100% Tempranillo wine from the estate of the same name owned by Alejandro Fernández, a recognized master at handling this variety.

A powerful, concentrated wine, with good balance and fine fruit expression.

Aged for 22 months in American oak barrels and allowed a long repose of 14 months in bottle.

Condado de Haza

Condado de Haza

In the mid 1980s, Alejandro Fernández came across a south-facing hillside, gently sloping down to the banks of the River Duero, that encompassed exactly the right conditions for growing some of the region's best Tempranillo vines, and producing complex, balanced wines that exemplified this grape variety's finest traits and nuances. It took three years of hard negotiating to acquire the various small plots on the hillside, but by 1989 the first 80 hectares had been planted, a...