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Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia 2015

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Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia 2015

Characteristics

  • Reserva. 15 Months in French oak barrels from Allier
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5

Score

P 93
Parker Score 93
ñ 93
Peñín Score 93
93
Enterwine Score 93
93
Media rating 93

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: €71.00

Special Price €65.15

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Details

The Callejo Family crafts the exceptional Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia from their very best plots located in the town of Sotillo, in the heart of Ribera del Duero.

This Spanish red wine is a single varietal, old-vines Tinta Fina (the local clone of Tempranillo).

After an extremely meticulous harvest with two selection processes, the best grapes were destemmed and fermented in stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts. Macerated with the skins for a substantial period of time, they were subsequently transferred into new French oak barrels to complete malolactic fermentation. After that, this Tinta Fina was aged for 15 months in the barrels. Once bottled, it was aged for a further 12 months before its commercial release.

The remarkable Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia 2015 will improve considerably over the next years.

We suggest that you gently decant this Reserva red wine from Félix Callejo 1 hour before drinking.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia has a clean, deep cherry colour with a purple rim.

Nose

Superb aromatic expression from beginning to end! The combination of the deep varietal character of the Tinta Fina from Ribera del Duero and a judicious use of oak yields a truly spectacular result. Delicate, deep and seductive, with suggestions of blueberries, cassis and damson, typical of Tempranillo, mingled with remembrances of roasted coffee, vanilla, cocoa, licorice, withered leaves and some earthy and mineral nuances.

Palate

Seductive and round, this red wine from Félix Callejo wine has a silky passage and an intricate texture, full of drama and depth. Sensuous fruit, Jamaica pepper, toffee, Moroccan leather, tobacco and caramel notes. Hints of dry soil in the background and a long, umami aftertaste. No flabbiness here, though: Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia is tightened up by an extraordinary acidity and some crisp, firm tannins. A healthy backbone that promises longevity.

Our personal opinion

The spellbinding Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia 2015 will enchant your senses and captivate your mind. A wine to drink right now, but also an excellent wine to follow its evolution.

OTHER VINTAGES

Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia 2006:

Enterwine 94. Parker 94. Peñín 90.

Félix Callejo Selección de la Familia 2005:

Parker 97.

Year 2015
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18º
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels from Allier
Number of months aged in Barrels 15
Parker Score 93
Peñin Score 93
Our Score 93
Media rating 93
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Tinta Fina
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Civet, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Dinner with friends, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. callejos seleccion review by MW on 6/15/2018
    Value

    World-class. No question about it.

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