VT Castilla y León
Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 200875cl
Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2017
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2008 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||VT Castilla y León (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo|
Description of Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2008
Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2008 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Tempranillo)
- View: Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2008 has rich colour, with a high concentration even higher than that of previous vintages. Saturated dark cherry.
- Nose: Complex and attractive, with plenty of floral aromas primarily of red fruits, well assembled with wood and brings fresh notes of eucalyptus and then roasted and caramel.
- Mouth: Mouth has an entrance in soft and gentle, which leads to a wine of great aromatic richness and incredible expression. Good balance between alcohol, acidity and tannin structure with very fine quality and soft. Very persistent.
AGING 18 months in barrels of mixed French and American oak
DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León
GRAPES: 75% Tempranillo, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot
ALCOHOL: 14% Vol
TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 15-17º C
PAIRING: Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial 2008, for their kind and power structure blends well with feathered game dishes, fish, non fat, grilled lamb.
WINEMAKING: Following the analysis of grapes from the 54 subplots are vinified separately.The fermentation is adapted to the grape quality possessed by each plot. As a general rule, many do overs during the early stages of alcoholic fermentation (phase), then more moderate, as determined by tasting. The length of maceration, is also determined by tasting each plot. After the malolactic fermentation in stainless steel are selected for mixing wine before its time in oak for eighteen months. In this wine, we have included the best quality items from the best plots of tempranillo, those that were destined for the Bell Cuvée provide it with a little more strength and make it more representative of the wine cellar.
How to serve
The Abadía Retuerta winery is located at the center of the privileged, winegrowing area, The Golden Mile, where Spain's most prestigious brands of wine are elaborated. Abadía Retuerta owns over 200 hectares of vineyard and is one of Spain's most modern wineries.More about the Winery