Carlos Serres Tempranillo uses all the grapes of the Tempranillo variety from agreements that the winery maintains with an exclusive group of winemakers from the surroundings of Haro. The vineyards have an age of between 10-20 years. The winery jointly manages the cultivation of vineyards to ensure maximum fruit quality, with continuous monitoring...
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.
Avaniel is a young red wine produced from grapes that the Monteabellón bodega obtains from one of their younger plots called "Los Miles" The vines are around 6 to 10 years old. These conditions makes Avaniel a very fresh wine with lots of tasty fruity notes.
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.
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.