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2015 Seleccion Especial

Abadia Retuerta

92Average Score
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Red

The value among the reds is the 2015 Seleccion Especial, a blend of 66% Tempranillo, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Syrah and 2% Merlot, a blend decided through blind tastings, with fruit from the different plots of vineyard in the estate. It opened up spectacularly as it sat in the glass; it took some time to get focused, and some early lactic notes disappeared to give way to ripe fruit without excess, licorice and even a floral touch. It's nicely crafted and balanced, combining power and elegance. It kept developing and unfurling nice aromas as it sat in the glass, tangerine peel, tonka beans, sweet spices... Great complexity for the price. This is produced in great volume, as 399,000 bottles, 21,500 magnums and 900 double magnums were produced, which is remarkable for the quality. Aug 2018, www.robertparker.com

Luis Gutiérrez, Wine Advocate    Score: 92/100

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