An exciting rosée with wide volume and freshness. Made with garnachas grapes this wine is full of flavors of strawberries and raspberries leaving a fresh palate
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
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.
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 wine is a "semi crianza", meaning it is aged, but for less time than a crianza, so it has some of the complexities of an aged wine while retaining lots of youthful fruity characteristics, making it extremely versatile.
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 bodega owns a modest 33 hectares of vineyard but rents 25 more of very old vines which give real quality to the wines. Being fermented in stainless steel and without oak ageing this young red shows great purity of fruit and a trace of mineral from the clay and limestone soils from which it comes. Ribera del Duero in its purest state.
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.
The Tempranillo and Garnacha grapes for this wine were sourced from a select group of growers around Haro who have long-term exclusive contracts with the winery. The vineyards are on average 20 years old
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.
This Garnacha monovarietal, with only 4 months in the barrel, offers an intense nose of red cherries. On the palate there is lots of perfectly ripe Garnacha fruit which is balanced by soft oak notes giving a pretty complex wine for the money.
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.
Maximum extraction of the Tempranillo grapes from vineyards located near the Duero River. This gives a very characteristic freshness and combined with its 5 months barrel aging results in a wine with great personality and marked fruity undertones. Flavorful and fruity with round tannins.
From among the highest vineyards of Ribera del Duero at an altitude of some 900 metres. The vines have to work hard and this provides good concentrated fruit, especially as the vines are over 60 years old, which gives great quality but low yields. The grapes are fermented separately in stainless steel before being blended together and ageing in barrels.
This modern “château style” bodega surrounded by its vineyards lies at about 800 metres altitude and everything is done with an eye on the environment. The grapes are carefully sorted and the must ferments in temperature controlled French oak vats. The wine is racked off the skins into other vats for malo-lactic before being blended and aged in 225 litre...
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.
The peculiarity of this wine comes from the particular tufaceous soil, which gives a special minerality to the wine. There are a few hectares, around 12, therefore an extremely limited yield
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.
A pure & special Garnacha thanks to the characteristic minerality that gives the terroir where it grows.
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.
Proelio Crianza Red Wine is made from 100% Tempranillo and has an O.D. Rioja (Spain). Is aged in new and second use for 14 months with toasted barrels respect the varietal character. subsequent maturation in deposits for a perfect assembly.
Organic cultivation and natural winemaking are the ways to get this wine obtained from 100% Grenache grapes. For this wine we have handpicked grapes from selected vineyards to obtain this magnificent wine.
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.
An expressive round taste that leaves apleasant and exciting aftertaste. Tempranillo alive and elegant.
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.
A wine which stands out for its exceptional price and quality. The grapes used for this wine come from vineyards of 30 to 35 years of age, aged for 12 months in both French and American oak casks. We call it a modern Classic Rioja where the oak is a fine supplement to the high quality grapes, well integrated without dominating the fruit. A small amount...
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.
This skilled winemaker, Luis Cañas, has managed to preserve the natural aromatic freshness of the Viura grape, adding the Malvasia grape for more aroma and texture. It is a wine that gives you an appetite. It has been enhanced by 4 months ageing on the lees in very fine grained wood, just enough to balance with the fruit, making it very versatile with food.
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.
A wine from the Rías Baixas in Galicia and made 100% with selected Albariño grapes. They are harvested manually in 38 hectares of the firm´s own vineyard coming from Finca La Moreira, thus its name. This is the firm´s signature wine.
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.
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.
A fresh wine, with lots of fruit, gently textured and tasty. The Tempranillo is complemented by a small percentage of the Merlot variety bringing to the wine freshness, liveliness and complexity
A wine attractive visually and aromatic (red fruit) and with a mouthful very sweet.
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.
Grenache is perfectly matched to dry and continental conditions of the high valleys. This wine is a tribute to a grape that has always been part of La Rioja vineyards. Its lush fruit and late maturing, gives the wine aromas of red fruit and silky tannins.
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.
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, 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.
This wine, made from Tempranillo and Garnacha grapes, is the result of a manual and selected vintage among the oldest and highest quality vineyards. Aged for 24 months in French and American oak barrels in the silence of the underground cellars David Moreno has in the Rioja Alta.
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...
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.
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 the top wine from bodegas Marques de Vizhoja, located on a beautiful hillside in the Condado de Tea area of Rias Baixas. The finca de Moreira vineyard provides superb grapes thanks to a summer "green harvest" which thins the crop allowing the remaining bunches to assimilate more intensity. The wines are fermented in stainless steel tanks on their...
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.
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....
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.
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.
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 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.