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Abadia Retuerta Petit Verdot Vino de la Tierra Castilla Y León Pv 2005

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"The 2005 Petit Verdot (of which there is just over 80 cases), was aged for 24 months in new French oak. It is saturated purple in color with a classy perfume of smoke, vanilla, blackberry, and blueberry compote. Spicy, layered, and full on the palate, this rich, intense, lengthy wine will evolve for another 4-6 years and have a drinking window from 2012-2025...93" -WA 04/08"Expresso, bitter chocolate and toasted walnut notes frame blackberry and blueberry flavors in this ripe, expressive red. It's viscous, but saved from jamminess by crisp tannins. Oaky but alluring...91" -WS 09/08

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Abadía Retuerta:
The Abadía Retuerta Estate occupies over 700 hectares of terrain, and its name comes from the combination of two words that define and describe the territory: Rívula (river bank) and Torta (twisting, winding). Over 204 hectares of vineyards are spread out on hillsides ranging in altitude from a maximum 850 metres down to the southern bank of the Duero River. We have a wide variety of soils, wi... Read more
The Abadía Retuerta Estate occupies over 700 hectares of terrain, and its name comes from the combination of two words that define and describe the territory: Rívula (river bank) and Torta (twisting, winding). Over 204 hectares of vineyards are spread out on hillsides ranging in altitude from a maximum 850 metres down to the southern bank of the Duero River. We have a wide variety of soils, with representations of most of the world’s best varieties, and state-of-the-art technology (meteorological stations, anti-frost towers, etc.) The rest of the estate is comprised of the winery, 12th century abbey, a farm, forest and bush. Read less

"The 2005 Petit Verdot (of which there is just over 80 cases), was aged for 24 months in new French oak. It is saturated purple in color with a classy perfume of smoke, vanilla, blackberry, and blueberry compote. Spicy, layered, and full on the palate, this rich, intense, lengthy wine will evolve for another 4-6 years and have a drinking window from 2012-2025...93" -WA 04/08"Expresso, bitter chocolate and toasted walnut notes frame blackberry and blueberry flavors in this ripe, expressive red. It's viscous, but saved from jamminess by crisp tannins. Oaky but alluring...91" -WS 09/08

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