This is one of a range of innovative single grape variety wines from Príncipe de Vian in Navarra. Graciano makes deeply coloured aromatic reds with a hint of mineral and is often used to add complexity to reservas. It is rarely encountered by itself but this example is fermented in stainless steel tanks before oak ageing which is kept brief so as not to...
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.
Príncipe de Viana Crianza is the most classical and best selling wine from Principe de Viana Winery. A red wine that is right on every occasion and always merits a place on your dining table..
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.
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
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.
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.
This wine comes 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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...
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...
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.
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
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 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 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 pure & special Garnacha thanks to the characteristic minerality that gives the terroir where it grows.
An expressive round taste that leaves apleasant and exciting aftertaste. Tempranillo alive and elegant.
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.
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.
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.
Very aromatic, intense bouquet and surprising in the mouth. A wine in balance with the environment which optimizes the qualities of a variety: the Garnacha grape.
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
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.
Hailing from Sicily this is a blend of Sicilian and French grape varieties which gives a slightly softer feel yet offers all the ripeness one expects. The grapes grow on clay soils in western Sicily, inland from Marsala and the wines are made in a super modern winery.
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 classic Navarra "coupage" of Tempranillo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 18 months in oak produces a very balanced, persistent and harmonious wine.
The Quintessential Rioja Grape, exclusively from the Carboneras vineyard, growing 850 metres above sea level, the highest vineyard in the appellation. High altitude gives a freshness to the grapes and to the resulting wine.
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.
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.
A wine attractive visually and aromatic (red fruit) and with a mouthful very sweet.
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).
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...
Made from Garnacha, Syrah and Merlot grapes, grown on stony soils of limestone nature. The harvest is done between September and October in boxes manually. Fermentation and maceration are carried out in stainless steel tanks. It was bottled after a aging of 6 months in barrels of French (80%) and American oak(20%).
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.
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...
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.
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.
Príncipe de Viana 1423 Reserva is a Premium wine, the ultimate rendering of all that Príncipe de Viana is capable of. It´s a Reserva for exquisite palates, for those looking for a special wine, a Reserva that makes a difference.
A white reserva from Baron de Ley. A complex wine, vivacious and lasting. Its elaboration is unique since each grape is elaborated separately and, later, it is left to age the coupage during a year in barrels of American oak. A special and unique wine.
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.
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.
This excellent wine is grown on a "terroir" of calcareous soil dating from the earliest times of Penedes, replete with marine fossils. It is carefully worked using the most respectful and sustainable techniques and provides, from different plots, the grapes that are picked, at harvest time and taken to the winery in in boxes of 20 kgs. After aging for 12...
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,...
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 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.
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.
It’s an elegant Garnacha and a loyal representation of our “terroir”.
An old traditional wine that is fresh and velvety, the grapes for the Rosso di Montalcino come partly from the same vineyards dedicated to the production of Brunello and partly from more recently planted vineyards. Pure Sangiovese with fruity aromas, notable structure and persistence, it is both an elegant and very versatile wine.
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 wine was made from Tempranillo and Garnacha grapes from a natural and selected harvest in the oldest and highest quality vineyards.The wine was later aged for 30 months in barrels of French and American oak. After a long cellaring in bottle the result is a classic high quality Rioja. Elegant and complex, it is only produced in singularly good vintages.
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.
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....
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...
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
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.
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.
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.
A red wine made selecting the best grapes of the three varieties. The characteristics of the terroir are reflected in the wine’s balsamic nature. The vineyard is surrounded by oak trees and open country where aromatic plants abound. It has a slightly mineral aroma and the ripe black fruit taste comes through well. After the 16 months in wood, a perfect...
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.
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...
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.
A wine with its own unique identity that takes David Moreno back to the firm´s origins. It is a traditional blend of the best Tempranillo & Garnacha of the vintage and is made with great care before being aged in the best barrels.
This is an unusual Gran Reserva wine. It bears the name but is not at all traditional in style. In the classic Gran Reserva the color is slightly brown with an orange rim, this one is ruby red, brilliant and clear. And in the classic styled wines the fruit barely appeared, but as the fruit is the identity of the Luis Cañas wines, this one has lots of it...
Monteabellon Finca Matambres comes from the highest vineyards that Monteabellón owns which are subjected to extreme conditions. The soils are stony with high limestone content and with low water retention, these conditions provide high quality grapes. After ageing in oak barrels for 20/24 months the resulting wine is of supreme quality.
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.
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 wine has a great concentration and finesse which, together with the sweet tannins, results in a long and pleasant finale on the palate.
The Brunello di Montalcino is obtained from the meticulous selection of Sangiovese grapes from the estate’s best vineyards. It is the product of diligent and thorough fieldwork and of focused operations in the wine cellar which preserve the essence of the Sangiovese grape and exalt the qualities of a wine which every bottle reflects over history and time.
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...
Monteabellón Finca La Blanquera was born as a tribute to the firm's founder Fabian who passed on his passion for winemaking to his children and grandchildren. Finca La Blanquera is the firm's highest altitude vineyard with a rocky soil rich in limestone that gives its name to this unique wine.
Bodegas Luis Canas make this Rioja from vines over 60 years old and limit the yield to only three bunches (racimos) per vine. The grapes are hand picked, thoroughly sorted and then fermented in French oak vats. The malo-lactic takes place in new French oak barrels before racking into into more new French oak barrels for ageing.
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...