Abadía Retuerta Pago Valdebellón2016
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£65.70/ 0.75 L btl
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 17 months in French oak barrels.
What does this wine taste like?
|Picota cherry red / Dark / Intense|
|Delicate / Exotic aromas / Exotic fruit / Spicy notes / Sweet spices / Mineral notes / Redcurrants / Aromatic herbs / Thyme / Rosemary / Menthol aromas|
|Complex / Generous / With body / Vigorous / Characterful|
Drinking and storing
Ratings and awards
|2015||93 PK||97 PN|
|Ageing period||17 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
|Soil||Sand / Limestone|
|Climate||Continental with mediterranean influence|
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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Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2017
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