2006 Bodegas El Nido El Nido
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This red is jam packed with blackberry, black cherry, plum, blueberry, creme de cassis, tobacco, leather, minerals and oak. Powerful, yet refined and well-balanced.
Wine Advocate"The 2006 El Nido is 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Monastrell aged for 26 months in new oak. Aromas of wild blueberry and black currant are room-filling. Dense, layered, and totally hedonistic, it has serous depth and concentration, impeccable balance, and a 60-second finish. A bit more structured than Clio, it will have a drinking window extending from 2013 to 2026." "Opaque purple. Pungent aromas of blackcurrant, blueberry, sandalwood, patchouli and minerals, with a smoky overtone. Thick dark...
International Wine CellarOpaque purple. Pungent aromas of blackcurrant, blueberry, sandalwood, patchouli and minerals, with a smoky overtone. Thick dark berry flavors are leavened by a zesty mineral quality and complicated by violet pastille, black tea and vanilla. Extremely alluring wine with strong finishing sweetness and spicy persistence. This refuses to let go of the palate yet manages to come off as graceful rather than overbearing.