28 Ratings
Abadía Retuerta Selección Especial Sardon de Duero Viño de la Tierra de Castilla y León

Wine Description

Selección Especial is dense ruby-garnet in color, with a subtle, complex nose of ripe red berry and wild black cherries offset by notes of violet, menthol, spice and vanilla. Silky, ripe red fruits an...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) A polished texture carries harmonious flavors of black cherry, cola, licorice and mineral in this focused red. Well-integrated tannins and balsamic acidity lend this a balanced structure. Reserved but deep.
  • International Wine Cellar
    (1996 Vintage) Saturated ruby. Rich, spicy and exotic aromas of cherry, redcurrant, ripe strawberry, rhubarb and roasted coffee. Rich and weighty on the palate, with impressive energy and lift to the ripe, spicy red fruit flavors. Quite young and juicy. Finishes long, bright and concentrated, with fine-grained tannins and the stuffing to age.
  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/99