This wine is made to show off what the Syrah grape can do in Navarra, and it does very well. To add further complexity, the wine is then aged in oak barrels which really gives it a rich, aromatic, slightly spicy style.
This is a classic unaged white Rioja. The grapes are grown to provide below average yields and are hand-picked and cold macerated before pressing for maximum aroma. Fermentation is in stainless steel tanks where the wine is given a little lees contact for a rounder feel before the two grape varieties are blended together, stabilised and bottled.
The bodega produces two styles of rosé, and this is the traditional deeper-coloured style fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks with longer contact with the grape skins. This offers more depth of flavour and colour. The Tempranillo gives the wine structure while the Granacha gives it a wonderful juiciness making it extremely versatile...
This 100% viura wine comes from old vines Badarán and Cárdenas, in the valley of San Millán (where the use of Castilian Spanish was first recorded). It is a well structured, balanced and fresh wine, the perfect accompaniment to good seafood!
This delicious Rioja rosado is made by an unusual process. Rather than being made with only red grapes, it is made by blending both red and white grapes. This gives the wine considerable elegance.
Born of old Garnacha vines, grown at high altitude and on poor calcareous stony soils which yield high quality wines, the Particular Garnacha 2015 is a very clean, intense and bright wine. The drawing of a cross on its label reminds us of the ancient way in which winegrowers marked their bottles to differentiate them from each other in the cellar.
This wine belongs to the Particular collection from Bodegas San Valero in Carinena, a limited production that pays tribute to the winegrowers’ ancestral traditions. It is made with the star of our vineyards, the Garnacha, from old vines planted in a unique terroir characterized by its stony soil and the extreme climatological conditions. As a result,...
Rioja Vega produces a large range of fine quality wines in their state of the art winery in eastern Rioja. This wine has aged during 6 months in oak casks leaving the lovely Tempranillo fruit to shine through without losing complexity. Silky, pleasant and enveloping on the palate
In the style of Provence, Baron de Ley has produced a surprisingly good new wine, "Rosado de Lágrima". Lagrima means tear, implying very gentle extraction during fermentation. Delicate in color, aroma and freshness, its personality is very Mediterranean and it is a perfect summer wine.
A cappela Roble has its origin in the freshest vineyards located nearer to the Duero River. The soil is sand with a little content of gravel. This gives a freshness that combined with the time in oak, allows us to elaborate a wine with a great personality and nice fruity hints.
From the Aragonese town of Carinena, which gave its name to the grape (also known as Mazuelo). The soils are calcareous and stony and the vines ripen under a Mediterranean sun. In the bodega, pre and post fermentation maceration and malo-lactic are carried out in stainless steel tanks before the wine goes to barrel for ageing.
From Puglia in Italy’s deep south where it is hot with low rainfall. Soils are deep clay and much of the cultivation is still traditional, giving low yields and full bodied wines with ripe southern flavours. The days when southern wines were cheap and cheerful are long gone, now they are really good.
From one of the most noble and autochthonous varietal as the Verdejo and in the emblematic region of Rueda, famous for its excellent white wines, Monteabellon Verdejo comes to life.
Single-variety wine from low yield vineyards where the combination of excellent natural conditions and a careful selection allows achieving excellent results from this noble grape variety. Extremely expressive and tropical on the nose, with hints of fresh fruit such as citrus, pineapple or melon. Nice and dry on the palate.
This wine is the result the strong commitment to each grape variety’s origin, skillfully blended to enhance their individual virtues into a wine of great personality and balance. Coupage of Tempranillo 25%, Merlot 50% & Cabernet Sauvignon 25%, aged for 14 months in oak casks. Try it with your next barbecue, white meats and red meats, game, sausages...
The name of this wine comes from the homonymous city located north of Lecce, an area of vineyards and olive groves, where you can find scattered farms and ancient watchtowers.The wine is produced with grapes from Negroamaro for the most part, and black Malvasia.
Tasty and well balanced, with a certain meatiness and good structure in its passage. Broad end, fruity and herbaceous, with the pleasant final bitterness characteristic of the Verdejo variety.
A wine full of sensations ... The blend of Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with its careful aging of 14 months in oak produce this complex and persistent wine.
This versatile wine is made from the fairly typical blend of Tempranillo (80%), Garnacha (15%) and Mazuelo (5%) varieties at the Rioja Vega winery in Rioja Baja and is a fine soft wine, with fleshy fruit and well integrated tannins.
Want to enjoy a round, tasty and easy drinkable wine? Then this is your choice. Pleasant aromas of red fruits from the forest backed by oaky vanilla from the wood it has aged on for 12 months. Nice medium bodied and lingering in the mout
This is a lovely fruity wine with a serious edge from three years of ageing which gives it an attractive balance between fresh fruit and spice. It is made using a combination of state of the art equipment and old fashioned wisdom and the result is a fine quality wine with great versatility and charm.
The Graciano grape, acclaimed and rare, was always an important component in the classic Rioja wine. Barón de Ley have planted 50 hectares of this grape in the Los Almendros vineyard, 460 m. above sea level. The shades of violet in its colour , fresh nose, subtle tannins, good acidity and strong character make this a unique wine.
An expressive round taste that leaves apleasant and exciting aftertaste. Tempranillo alive and elegant.
A commitment to quality and a nod to tradition, recovering as protagonist one of the most forgotten white varieties and whose presence has traditionally been essential in the production of quality white wines in Rioja
Taken from the recently rediscovered variety Maturana. Like many grape varieties it all but disappeared at the time of phylloxera. It comes from vineyards located in "Villa Alegría" and is the first major plantation of Maturana to have been done in Rioja. This makes the wine very interesting as one is effectively drinking history.
This wine proves the quality they are producing in Sicily these days. The vines are cultivated on clay soils at an altitude of between 300-600 metres, and the wine is fermented in small steel tanks and the Pinot Noir is aged in wood before blending.
This is both an interesting and excellent value wine. It is made by the “apassimento” process involving the addition of partially dried grapes to the fermentation giving extra body, texture and complexity.
The exposure of the vineyard is North/South and it is cultivated with Guyot system. The seasonal average production does not exceed 100 quintals per hectare.
From the vineyards placed higher with sand soils with clay and limestone contents we elaborate Acappela Crianza. This soil provides us with propitious grapes to obtain a wine with a perfect structure perfect structure.
Brilliant, full bodied wine, almost royal-purple in colour. Intense on the nose with fine aromas of fruit, notes of toasted spices and hints of rosemary with woodland notes. On the palate: beautifully assembled, smooth and fruity with agreeably restrained tannins, giving a long finish to a well balanced wine.
This wine is developed thanks to the theories of the Austrian Rudolf Steiner. Harmony between the animal, vegetable, mineral and astral world, looking for the natural balance of the vineyard (terroir wines, wines with soul).
Coquinero is local slang for a person from El Puerto de Santa Maria, where this superb wine comes from. It takes the notion of Fino to another level as it starts life as Fino Quinta and after ageing full term as a Fino it is fortified to 17% to remove the flor yeast and then aged again, this time oxidatively for a further two years in a separate solera....
This delicious red comes from the easternmost part of the Rioja, Rioja Baja. The climate here is a Little warmer, more Mediterranean and the soils are calcareous with alluvial deposits of rouned stones and gravel. This provides good drainage and good ripening. The wine is vinified in the traditional manner before barrel and bottle ageing.
This is a sweet Moscatel, the type of wine which brought fame to Málaga and which is making a welcome comeback. Only 2,000 bottles were made. A small amount of wine alcohol is added to fresh Moscatel juice producing a slow and incomplete fermentation and amazing freshness and natural sweetness. These wines are delicious!
Another classic from Sicily, made with Sicilian grape varieties from old vines but using a winemaking technique from northern Italy: Apassimento, or drying the grapes, giving more body and complexity. In this case, only the Nero D’Avola is dried giving great character but not excessive weight.
Ronda is better known for red wines yet is quite capable of producing excellent whites. This very limited release is made only from selected grapes and the latest techniques where some of the wine is barrel fermented while the rest ferments in tank using dry ice to avoid oxidation.
Made mainly with Tempranillo grapes and aged for 20 months in new American oak barrels, and another 24 months rounding off in the bottle. Aromas of its noble ageing springs to the nose, combines with traces of coconut, toffee and ripe fruit. In the mouth its soft with supple volume. An extremely fulfilling and enjoyable wine.
Named after a famous Spanish victory over Napoleón in 1808, this is an excellent example of Oloroso. The word means "fragrant" and it certainly is. Flor yeasts do not appear on Oloroso wines so they are fortified straight away and aged oxidatively from the start. This imparts a warm Brown color and generous bouquet to the wine.
This classic Navarra "coupage" of Tempranillo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 18 months in oak produces a very balanced, persistent and harmonious wine.
Made from 80 year old vines grown in the extreme conditions of the Ribera del Duero with bitter winters and hot summers and on poor soils. This makes for concentrated wines with distinct character which demonstrate the harsh growing environment. Small flavour-packed grapes are fermented separately in stainless steel before blending and oak ageing.
Bodegas Amaren, created by Juan Luis Cañas (Bodegas Luis Cañas) as a tribute to his mother, are known for their modern-style wines which is also the case of this new Crianza. The wine is truly attractive, transmitting the finesse and elegance of the tempranillo variety and the fresh, delicate fruitiness of the garnacha. A balanced combination leaving a...
Rioja Vega Reserva is made from the classic blend of Tempranillo (85%), Mazuelo (5%) and Graciano (10%). The fruits comes from the traditional 70ha. vineyards that the firm owns in Rioja. Its calcareous clay soils provide optimum drainage and excellent water retention. The wine was aged in both barrel and bottle to refine it before sale.
All the Tempranillo and Graciano for this wine come from a selection of the different parcels of the Finca El Estanque vineyard, a 60-hectare vineyard owned by the winery in the best areas of Haro. The vines are 30 years old on average
L’Hereu Blanc de Blancs is a sparkling wine marked by the authenticity of its origin, Vinya del Llac, an organically cultivated vineyard in Penedes with vines more than 40 years old, allowing the obtention of a structured, fresh and complex sparkling wine.
This blend of Tempranillo and Syrah is a dark, clean and bright wine with lots of fruit aromas and even those of the Serrania de Ronda. The Bodega Doña Felisa, near Ronda (Malaga), is a family business whose success has consisted in creating a series of wines with charm and character at a reasonable price. The cellar, well equipped and well integrated, is...
Bodegas Amaren only produce their wines in limited quantities. The grapes for this white wine are grown near the top of the vines. These small clusters make perfect ripening possible with a high concentration of nuances. A wine with great aromatic intensity and elegance on its own, then enhanced further with oak.
A wine with a personality of its own. Clunia Tempranillo is made from grapes grown in a plot called El Gerbal, at 950 m. altitude and in extreme conditions in Castilla-Leon. A very special wine that you can't fail to enjoy. Thanks to a triple selection of the grapes during the manual harvesting, passing through double selection of bunches, and then a...
Finca wine made from various plots of TINTO FINO which are Fuentecubo, Graffiti, La Pedrera, Valdezate and Valverde, total area 32.5 ha. Fermented in French oak vats and aged in barrels for 14 months.
Clunia Syrah comes from the vineyard La Encina, of only 2.89 hectares, planted at the end of the 1990s at an altitude of 900 meters on calcareous soils. This is a terroir exposed to the elements, with extreme climatology, very cold winters and very hot summers. At Clunia, the care and correct management of the vineyard play a fundamental role in the result.
Produced with grapes from high altitude vineyards. This soil provides the low yield grapes needed to obtain this extraordinary wine. After 14 months of barrel ageing this is a wine for all Ribera del Duero lovers. It has structure, perfect balance between fruit and barrel, balsamic tannins. A wine you will enjoy with your meat.
Bodegas Doña Felisa are near the Roman town of Acinipo near Ronda and offer great value wines. Their interesting range is organically produced and the wines are alluring and easy to drink while use of French oak gives them a more serious quality.
The grapes used for Luis Cañas Reserva wines come from vineyards of apx.40 years of age, producing only 5000 kg. per hectar. Actually it's a very versatile wine with a fresh character and lots of fruit which combines with a lot of dishes. Try it with meat, game, fish, cheese or even chocolate
This Reserva is made from grapes selected from 80 year old vines grown in a continental climate on clay and limestone soils resulting in low yield but excellent quality. The purity of the fruit harmonises beautifully with the oak treatment which is never allowed to dominate the wine, but rather adds to its considerable complexity. This is a lovely wine,...
This is an elegant and restrained wine of exceptional quality and value for money. It is made from grapes from vines over a century old growing in the bodega's oldest vineyards. 100% Grenache, it is a full-bodied, aromatic, soft and balanced vintage wine. It is the perfect choice to enjoy on special occasions.
It’s an elegant Garnacha and a loyal representation of our “terroir”.
2013 was an extraordinary year producing structured wines with hight acidity and excellent ripeness. All the organic grapes are handpicked and quickly transferred to the presses by gravity. Pressing is done at low pressure before blending the different musts. The first fermentation is done in stainless steel tanks with the second fermentation in the...
This family owned bodega produces fine quality wines from its 50 hectares of high altitude calcareous soils in Ribera del Duero. The very attractive bodega has all the modern equipment you would expect and it is used to make the most of the hand picked grapes from individual parcels and these are bottled as single vineyard wines.
rella Classic is gripping. It calls you. We couldn’t have done it anywhere else but in Priorat, blending grapes from our low-production vines in the villages of poboleda and gratallops. Taste it, you’ll feel in heaven.
From the undulating Langhe hills of Piemonte with clay and limestone soils. Rivetto vineyards are farmed organically, giving real terroir character to the wines. Made from the same grape as Barolo and Barbaresco, this is a more everyday version, but recognised for its value for money.
This winery is owned by Juan Luis Cañas and is a homage to Angeles, his bellowed mother, who unfortunately passed away almost 20 years ago. She was a hardworking woman and inseparable from her husband and the Vinery of Luis Cañas. Amaren is “ the wine of the mother”(in Basque) and this exceptional wine bears her name, Ángeles, and is dedicated to her....
Mainly made using Tempranillo grapes grown in the calcareous soils of the Cenicero vineyards owned by Barón de Ley, where the orientation of the slopes, Atlantic climate and low yields offer perfect grapes for this top level style of wine. It is only made in excellent years.
Made from selected grapes grown in the bodega's 70 hectares of vineyard near Mendavia in the Rioja Baja where soils are calcareous over limestone and the vines are planted at high density to get more grapes, but smaller ones for maximum flavour. The wine is made at a very modern bodega but with 125 years of experience which really shines through in this...
All the Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo grapes for this wine come from a selection of the different parcels of the Finca El Estanque vineyard, a 60-hectare vineyard owned by the winery in the best areas of Haro. The vines are 35 years old on average
The Chinchilla wines of Bodegas Doña Felisa near Ronda are great wines at reasonable prices. They are organically produced, and thus the vineyards are clean and healthy. The wines are fruity and easy to drink yet use of French oak gives them a more serious quality.
Made from Tempranillo grapes and other varieties from the Benedictine vineyard of 1985. Thanks to its aging of 24 months (18 in oak barrels and 6 in foudres) it develops a wine of structure, tasty, balanced and elegant.
Wine well armed with good ripe fruit, very clean throughout and a very aromatic finish by retro nasal.
It is the most emblematic wine of this winery of Toro. A complex red, powerful and elegant as it grows over time. It stands out for its tasty and powerful mouth and its velvety tannins.
This wine was produced for the first time in 1994 with the intention of producing something special, different from the traditional Reserva wine. And that was certainly accomplished; The wine is completely different from the others under the same classification. It's more intense in colour, with explosive aromas and powerful entry. The grapes used for...
Natural Oloroso is dry Sherry. It never develops flor yeast and only ages oxidatively giving it a deep mahogany colour. Its name means “fragrant” which it is, and it is full bodied and generous with nutty walnut notes. It is sometimes blended with sweet Pedro Ximénez to make Cream Sherry.
The top of the range wine from Finca Albret. A single vineyard blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot aged for 21 months in oak. A smooth and expressive wine which really shows off the fruity notes of Cabernet.
Palo Cortado is a special and quite rare style of dry Sherry which appeals to connoisseurs. Its name derives from an identifying chalk marking on the barrel, and it has the aroma of Amontillado yet the flavour of Oloroso; the elegance of one and the body of the other.
This is a very interesting and quite unique wine. The fruit of a single vineyard, over 70 years old, in which the seven grape varieties grow side by side. Tempranillo, Graciano, Garnacha Tinta, Mazuelo, Viura, Malvasía and Garnacha Blanca are the 7 grapes which give rise to this wine. The last three are white and, used in small proportions, add some...
From the Alban hills in Italy’s Piemonte, Barbera is a lighter wine than Barolo, but offers great quality and versatility and can be drunk sooner. From the excellent family owned organic Rivetto estate where everything is dictated by nature, Zio Nando comes from a vineyard with calcareous soils and the grapes are macerated for 2 days before 10 days’...
This is a classic Ribera del Duero wine. It is made from grapes selected from high altitude vineyards with continental climate where summers are very hot and winters very cold. This enables low yields and intense flavour and depth.
Only perfect grapes can be used for this wine. And this search for perfection can be found at every point in its creation: the vineyard, the selection, vinification and ageing. Very limited production.
This glossy and fragrant wine opens with heady woodland berry, menthol, botanical herb, iris, new leather and exotic spice aromas. The palate delivers Marasca cherry, clove, pipe tobacco and savory mineral notes held taut by fine-grained tannins and vibrant acidity.
Barolo is one of Italy’s top reds. Soils are clay and limestone and the Rivetto vineyards are farmed organically, giving real terroir character to the wines. They do things traditionally here and every wine expresses its vineyard origin, and is a very friendly example of Piemontese wine.
This is the best of the three Barbera d’Albas from Rivetto. They come from different vineyards and express different microclimates and soils, all of which are slightly different but mainly calcareous and all of which are organic. This is from a 3 hectare vineyard and selected grapes are macerated for 2 days then fermented for 15 days. The wine is aged...
Barolo, “the king of wines and the wine of kings” comes from vineyards around the town of Barolo in the Piemonte region of northwest Italy, south of Turin and in the foothills of the Alps. Soils are calcareous and climate is unique with hot humid summers and cold foggy winters. Despite this, it is one of Italy’s great wines, but needs careful ageing....