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.
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.
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!
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 10-20 years old. The winery jointly manages the viticulture in these vineyards throughout the year to ensure maximum quality of fruit for these wines
A bright redcurrant colour with blueish glints, this rosé is fleshy and well-structured. Amazingly versatile when paired with food.
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 careful selection of grapes in certain areas of Pinot Noir from the Pavina Pago has been followed for the elaboration of this wine the old burgundy tradition .. A wine of great quality: Clean aromatic, persistent and very elegant. Aged in barrel of the best French oak
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.
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.
Elaborated 100% with grapes of the Pinot Noir variety planted in the vineyards that Alta Pavina owns in the Lands of Castile and Leon to 900m. of altitude in predominantly limestone soils with a small clay and sandy content. The collection was manual and after macerating 4 hours with their skins, it was fermented at a temperature of 14ºC until the end of...
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.
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...
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 pure & special Garnacha thanks to the characteristic minerality that gives the terroir where it grows.
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.
The Chardonnay grapes for this wine were harvested at night to retain all their freshness and achieve maximum aromatic extraction. The oak adds complexity to the wine without dominating it, leaving that perfect touch of oak and delicate hints of vanilla.
An expressive round taste that leaves apleasant and exciting aftertaste. Tempranillo alive and elegant.
This is a delicious and versatile wine. It is made using a long slow fermentation in inox tanks and is then left on its lees for about five months to soak up more depth of flavour.
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.
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.
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
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.
A wine attractive visually and aromatic (red fruit) and with a mouthful very sweet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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,...
It’s an elegant Garnacha and a loyal representation of our “terroir”.
With this wine, the Luis Cañas family seeks to capture the essence of the Crianza red wines from Ribera del Duero, but with a more modern, fruity, rounded touch.
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...
Wine well armed with good ripe fruit, very clean throughout and a very aromatic finish by retro nasal.
This wine comes from the Reverdy family’s 15 hectares of vineyard in the Loire vineyards of central France. Sancerre is made on very calcareous stony soils on the other side of the river from Pouilly, which were once under the sea. All wines are domaine bottled.
With grapes rigorously selected from certain Pinot Noir plots of the land of Pago de la Pavina, in Castile and Leon, an elaboration of the traditional burgundy tradition has been followed. It is a wine of great quality: clean, aromatic, persistent and very well strutted
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...
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.
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.
Chablis wines follow the Burgundian vineyard classification system and this wine is from a single plot in the 1er cru Côte de Léchet vineyard on the slope to the west of the town of Chablis. The 6th generation of the Camu family controls a domaine of 13 hectares.
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’...
Bagús is a Red Wine made by wineries López Cristóbal with Tempranillo. The vineyards have more than 80 years of life. It has remained for 14 months in new French oak barrels 80% and American 20%, in addition to rounding another 18 months in the bottle.
This expresses the character of the soil of the different terroirs. For this wine, plots over 60 years’ old are chosen, with very low yields and in poor, high altitude soils, with the aim of showing the concentration and potential of old vines from the district of Aguilera. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in wooden vats and then the malolactic...
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...
This is a serious wine. It is made at the Dominio de Cair, the Ribera del Duero estate belonging to the Rioja firm Luis Cañas. Grapes come from 80 year old vines planted at high altitude on low fertility sandy calcareous soils which give very low yields of spectacular grapes. Fermentation takes place in oak vats and production in general is done with the...