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.
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 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,...
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.
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.
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.
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
Nero D’Avola is the most Sicilian of grapes, originating in Syracuse, and gives a wine with body and extract and aromas of black fruits with a trace of spice. The Coraldo vineyards are in the west of the island on clay soils and grown on espaliers.
An expressive round taste that leaves apleasant and exciting aftertaste. Tempranillo alive and elegant.
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...
A pure & special Garnacha thanks to the characteristic minerality that gives the terroir where it grows.
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.
This family owned bodega dates from the 1980s, at about the same time as Ribera del Duero received its DO. They own 50 hectares of their own vineyards in calcareous soils at high altitude, and grapes are always picked manually and thoroughly sorted before fermentation. This takes place in stainless steel tanks before the wine is aged in oak.
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.
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.
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.
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 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...
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.