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Abadia Retuerta Cuvee El Palomar Sardon de Duero 1996 750ml

Abadia Retuerta Cuvee El Palomar Sardon de Duero 1996 750ml

Proprietary Blend from Castilla Y Leon, Spain

Points     |     ST: 93
Cellar/Tasting Notes
80% Tempranillo, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. "Cabernet – Tempranillo" refers to the increasingly popular blend of Cabernets Sauvignon or Franc, with the darling of Spanish viticulture, Tempranillo. In many ways the red wine blend is Spain’s answer to the Bordeaux blend – this is beginning to be reflected in the pricing of the wines. Cabernet – Tempranillo is popular in Spain and abroad, with a handful of countries experimenting with their own versions of the blend. Spain remains the undisputed champion of the Cabernet and Tempranillo blend."
Stephen Tanzer (ST): 93
"Saturated dark ruby. Pungent, stony aromas of cassis, black raspberry, toast and flowers. A step up in intensity. As dense and lush as the regular bottling, but even firmer and more sharply delineated owing to the wine's strong minerality. Still, this offers truly enticing sweetness in the mouth. Strong oak tones on the very long finish."
Additional Information
Varietal: Proprietary Blend
Region: Castilla Y Leon
Country: Spain
Vintage: 1996
Type: Still
Color: Red
Size: 750ML
Item Price: $74.00
Quantity:
Case Price: $888.00
(12 Units)
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SKU: 165310

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