Abadia Retuerta Pago Negralada 1999
|Region||Spain, Vino de la Tierra|
Pago Negralada comes from a Plot of Tempranillo, the noblest Spanish grape variety. The vines are planted in deep gravel soils intermixed with sand at the surface, and produce wines with a distinctive firm, tanic character. Having aged 24 months in new French oak barrels , the wine has developed its full potencial. It is a wine for the long haul. A wine with its roots firmily in the past and its Rights set on future triumphs.
Ripe blackberry fruit is framed by sweet mocha oak in this lush red. It's thick yet still fresh on the palate, with a lively, spicy finish. It has a lively, straightforward appeal. 500 cases made.