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Isabel Negra 2012

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Isabel Negra 2012

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

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€13.95
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Details

Isabel Negra 2012 is a confidential, impressively elegant Spanish red wine from Penedès produced by the Raventós i Blanc winery.

The composition of the wine differs starkly from previous vintages. This time, it is made from a blend of 48% Grenache, 45 Syrah and 7% Monastrell.

The grapes were harvested by hand and meticulously selected.

Then they were cold-macerated and underwent both alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

After that, the wine was aged for 12 months in French oak barrels and blended.

Finally, this red wine from Penedès by Raventós i Blanc was aged for a further 12 months in the bottle prior to its release.

Decant 1 hour before drinking.

Drink now until 2021.

Additional Information

Appearance

Isabel Negra has a medium-high cherry-coloured robe with a garnet rim.

Nose

This red wine from Penedès has a precise, polished nose. Juicy aromas of red and black fruit, combined with notes of Havanna cigars, cocoa, menthol, toast, white pepper, cedar and blue flowers.

Palate

Elegant, silky and showing a remarkable improvement potential. This red wine by Raventós i Blanc is well-defined, with a tense acidity and savoury tannins. Excellent balance between fruit and oak. Long finish with some balsamic and spicy remembrances.

Our personal opinion

Isabel Negra 2012 will provide a classy touch to any meal.

OTHER VINTAGES

Isabel Negra 2011:

Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot. Enterwine 90.

Isabel Negra 2010:

Cabernet Sauvignon & Monastrell. Peñín 90.

Isabel Negra 2009:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Monastrell & Syrah.

Year 2012
Type Red
D.O. Penedès
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Garnacha Tinta: 48%, Syrah: 45%, Monastrell: 7%
Pairings Birds, Cooked foods, Cow´s cheese, Cured duck breast, Grilled red meats, Paté, Red meat with gravy, Risotto, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Stews, Vegitables sauces, White meat with gravy
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. Elegance review by Stefan on 9/16/2017
    Value

    Little-known red wine from Penedès that will blow your mind away. Such elegance and depth!! 5 stars!!

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