Selección Especial, Abadia Retuerta

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Award Winning Selección Especial, Abadia Retuerta

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Tasting Note

Produced from a selection of the best grapes from Abadia Retuerta’s vineyards, this deep coloured, complex red combines the richness of Tempranillo, the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon and the strength of Syrah. The nose is fresh and vibrant, full of ripe black and red fruits combined with lingering notes of balsamic, liquorice and sweet oak wood. The full bodied, creamy palate is structured by smooth tannins, juicy ripe fruits and a hint of cedar.

Product Information

  • Red Wine

  • Red - Richly Textured & Full Bodied

  • Abadia Retuerta

  • Spain

  • Vino de la tierra de castilla y león

  • Tempranillo

  • 15% Cabernet Sauvignon
    10% Syrah

  • 2015

  • Can be drunk now but will keep very well

  • 75cl

  • Cork

  • 15

  • Yes

Press

  • 92/100 - Fabulous balance between ripe black and red fruit aromas and pyrazines. The palate shows off round tannins and well-integrated oak. Brilliant stuff!

    • Decanter World Wine Awards 2018
    • Silver Medal
  • 92+/100 - The final blend is slightly different each year and in 2014 it was 70% Tempranillo, 17% Syrah and 13% Cabernet Sauvignon. The aging in barrel was slightly shorter, 11 months instead of 13. 2014 was a homogeneous vintage and they didn't need to use any Merlot, which in slightly warmer vintages does not work as nicely as in cooler ones. This wine changed from the 2010 vintage, as before that year they used quite a lot of oak and the wine was very oaky. They have now removed the excess, and the wines show more precision and purity. It's a little riper and concentrated than the 2013, with more clout but perhaps a little more predictability. This has all the ingredients to be a great commercial success.

    • Wine Advocate, February 2017
    • Luis Gutiérrez

Customer Reviews

  • Head Sommelier

    Expressive nose, with dark fruit, leather and liquorice. There is presence of oak but very balanced with the fruit. Full bodied, with a marked concentration, tannins are firm but there a lovely high acidity as back bone. This wine doesn't have too much of anything, just balanced and a great expression of Tempranillo!

    • 11110 Quality
    • 11110 Value for money

    Review by Ruben Desport (Posted on 21/11/2018)

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FREE delivery on orders that are £100 or more*.

Delivery cost is £7.50 on orders under £100 for UK mainland*.

Delivery cost is £15.00 on orders under £100 for Northern Ireland.

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Special Delivery Options

We offer alternative delivery options that are not available through our website, however these can be arranged by calling us on 01225 322810.

  • UK mainland next day by 9am timed parcel delivery: £10.00 per order
  • UK mainland by 12 noon Saturday timed parcel delivery: £10.00 per order
  • UK mainland delivery to a bonded warehouse: £25.00 per order
  • UK mainland PM timed parcel delivery: £10.00 per order

Click & Collect

Our free in-store collection service is available on via our website, or can be arranged by calling us on 01225 322810. Orders will be available for collection from the Great Western Wine Shop, Unit 3-4, Wells Road, Bath, BA2 3AP only. Please be aware handling time can be up to 48 hours (business hours) from point of ordering. You will be notified by the Customer Service team when your order is ready for collection. When collecting your order, please ensure you bring a valid photo ID, card used for payment along with a copy of your order. This can be a printed copy or you can show a copy of the email confirmation on your phone or tablet. If you are unable to collect your order within 30 days of purchase, your order will be cancelled and payment refunded.

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