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Isabel Negra 2016

Isabel Negra

2016
Penedès (Spain)

This is a special wine dedicated by Manuel Raventós to his mother, Isabel Negra, a key figure in the...

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/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Isabel Negra 2016

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

This is a special wine dedicated by Manuel Raventós to his mother, Isabel Negra, a key figure in the winery's history. It is made using fruit from Cabernet Sauvignon vines more than 30 years old, with the addition of 10% Monastrell grapes that supply further complexity and nuances, creating a wine which is then carefully aged to provide harmony between grapes and oak.

A very dark cherry colour, the nose exudes aromas of well-ripened fruit and oak-ageing notes. Persistent and pleasantly flavoursome on the palate, it shows good acidity and mature tannins.

Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels and, subsequent to blending and bottling, it remains for a further 12 months maturing in cellar.

Vineyard

  • Soil:Limestone
  • Climate:Mediterranean

Production

  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Type of wood:French and american oak

Tasting notes

  • ViewPicota cherry red / Intense
  • Bouquet:Ageing notes / Ripe fruit / Fruit aromas
  • Mouth:Persistent / Ripe tannins / Good acidity / Pleasant

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by: Rod (19 Aug) - Vintage 2016

Isabel Negra

Very special, a treat for special occasions that makes us look for special occasions to treat ourselves!

Raventós i Blanc

Raventós i Blanc

There are few family-run wineries that can date back their wine-making traditions as far as this one can. Their ownership of 90 hectares of vineyards and woodlands located around Sant Sadurní d'Anoia can be traced back to 1497, passing intact through the hands of 18 generations. Furthermore, Josep Raventós Fatjá is accredited with producing the first Cava and using grapes from this estate in 1872. The family has had close links in the past with Cordoníu, and consequently the ...