1996 Abadia Retuerta Pago Negralada Tempranillo

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1996 Abadia Retuerta Pago Negralada Tempranillo

The 1996 Pago Negralada was to be bottled approximately a month after I tasted it. Made from a single Tempranillo vineyard, planted more than 2100 feet above sea level, the alluvial and clay soil mixture gives the wine a distinctive character....

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1996 Abadia Retuerta Pago Negralada Tempranillo

Varietal Tempranillo
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country Spain
Region Ribera Del Duero
Location Sardon Del Duero
Producer Abadia Retuerta
Color Red
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1996 Abadia Retuerta Pago Negralada Tempranillo

The 1996 Pago Negralada was to be bottled approximately a month after I tasted it. Made from a single Tempranillo vineyard, planted more than 2100 feet above sea level, the alluvial and clay soil mixture gives the wine a distinctive character. This is unquestionably a spectacular effort, displaying a saturated purple color, and a knock-out blackberry, chocolate, licorice, and earthy-scented nose. Exquisitely balanced, this full-bodied wine is crammed with fruit, yet it does not come across as heavy or overbearing. This wine has benefited from having its malolactic take place in barrel (which tends to integrate the wood into the wine earlier, and, some say, more effectively than when it is done in tank). The layers of fruit are ripe, the wine's purity impeccable, and the overall balance impressive. This stunningly rich, potentially brilliant wine will admirably showcase the heights that Tempranillo can achieve. RP

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