Spain is an historic wine country, their top regions like Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Priorat. Where premium red wine is well-know from Tempranillo and Granacha grapes. Regarding the white wine production they are refreshing and have to be discovered
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This selection of Spanish wines are super examples of the Tempranillo grape - cherry fruits, with some sweet spice on the palate...
Founded in 1927, Bodegas Murvierdo is located in sunny Valencia and has developed into one of the key producers in the area. They use modern wine making techniques to produce excellent wines full of flavour and Spanish character.
The Fauno Blanco is a fruity and vibrant Sauvignon Blanc blend, ideal when paired with fish, or light salads.
Made from 100% Airén.grapes resulting in a clean, bright and clear wine.
The nose has aromas of tropical fruits such as bananas and pineapple.
Fresh palate, round and with a balanced acidity.
Perfect to accompany seafood and white fish.
Made using hand picked Tempranillo grapes grown on vines over 30 years old, this is a great value red wine. Flavours of dark fruits dominate with a touch of herbs and a hint of spice on the palate. This is a versatile wine which will match with red meats, chicken or fish such as tuna.
Marco Abella is one of the raising star of Priorat.
La Mallola vines come from the highest altitude of the region on the slate soil (Licorella).
Made from organic grapes of 63% Granacha, 20% Carignana, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6% Merlot.
Age in French barrel for 20 months.
Made with 70% Tempranillo and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and aged for 12 months in American Oak, this is a great value wine. Full of dark fruit flavours with a hint of black pepper on the nose. This will match perfectly with a rich pate or cured cheeses.
A forward and attractive, modern, style of Crianza with lifted aromatics of violets and bramble fruit - complemented by perfumed jasmine notes, pepper and spice. Substantial on the palate, with black fruit, ripe tannins and a gently toasty, savoury finish.
From a 2015 vintage, which it was a very good year. It is a blend from 90% Viura and 10% Malsavia. The average vines are 42 years.The wine has been aged into American barrel for 16 months.
Established in 1932, Muga adopts only traditional methods when producing their wines. The dominant grape variety in the Rose is Garnacha, grown on the slopes of the Obarenes mountains, on the cooler side facing away from the sunlight so as to keep the fresh, sharp fruity taste. This is another great offering from Muga, and we wouldnt expect anything less!
Colour is an intensity garnet, bright with a purple rim.
Nose is open with some ripe dark fruit, floral, spice (black pepper).
Palate is full body with a nice acidity, tannins are full and smooth. Smooth finish and persistent
Crazy Grapes’ is crazy good!
Easy-drinking 100% Cabernet Sauvignon; clear, intense ruby colour. Fruity aromas of blackcurrant and blackberry balance with hints of sweet spice.
Finca La Estacada are making great wines in the sun drenched region of Cuenca, south east of Madrid, in the north-east of La Mancha, in one of the highest and coolest areas. The D.O. of Uclés is a very strict D.O. with yield restrictions based on the age of vine and the location in which they are planted.
Their wines are farmed at 850m elevation in clay soils with a lime substrate. Thanks to the high elevation and calcareous influence from the lime, the wines are lighter and brighter than one might expect from central Spain. The viticulture at Finca La Estacada “transitioning organic,” the climate and land easily suitable for working without systemic chemical influences.
18 months aging in American Oak and 7 months in bottle has helped create a complex red with polished tannins, with plenty of bottle age this is simply gorgeous Tempranillo.
This Cabernet Syrah blend is probably the finest wine from the brilliant Finca La Estacada. The grapes are the finest at the estate grown at 850m above sea level. Two years maturation in tank and American Oak, followed by eighteen months maturation in bottle. The wine is strikingly rich and concentrated, in a modern polished style, which matches the ultra-modern presentation.
100% TempranilloThis wine has a deep cherry colour with a purplish edge. Powerfully aromatic that exemplifies black berries and the bramble patch touches of the land that add complexity and notes of fruit.
Meaty in the mouth, with sweet tannins, as well as certain warm notes and a powerful ripe fruit finish.
Aged for six months in American and French oak barrels, and then 2 months in bottle to create a balanced finish.
Inspiration for this wine came from four bear tracks found in one of the highest hillside vineyards in Bierzo, hence Cuatres Pasos Four Steps. It is made from rigorously selected Mencia grapes, sourced from the oldest vineyards in the very same hillside. This wine is cherry red with a violet rim, carrying cherry and plum aromas with some floral notes and vanilla. It is round a…
Bardos Romantica is a red wine from Ribera del Duero, made from 100% Tempranillo. The grapes come from a rigorous selection of low yielding old vines located in the highlands of the central plateau in Onesimus Quintanilla (Valladolid).
Once fermented and macerated, Bardos Romantica undergoes a malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels.
Finally, the wine is aged for 14 months French oak, located in underground cellars where the temperature is maintained throughout the year at around 14ºC.
This is a soft and original wine, this vintage provides a fairly full body, drinking well but with good ageing potential, with roundness and spectacular tannins. Decanter awarded this 92 points.
The grape variety that makes up the Muga Tinto Reserva includes; 70% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha and 10% Mazuelo. The vines lay on clay/calcareous and alluvial soil. Matured for 6 months in traditional Riojan oakvats, 24 months in small oak barrels and a miniumum of 12 months in bottle. This wine is very powerful, intense and lively.
A wine from late harvested Chardonnay grapes. The grape becomes over mature and dehydrated, and the sugar concentration is higher. However in the mouth the sugars do not dominate, but there is an harmonic acidity with a slightly oily sensation perfectly integrated on the wine and well balanced. Creamy with an intense and long finish.
Charming and sweet. Produced from Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. The first one is a typical Bourgogne grape, and the second one from Bordeaux and the Loire valley. Chardonnay is the most widespread and popular white variety in the world. It produces balanced wines with a fresh and floral bouquet (white fruits), and a certain exotic touch. Near to sweet (honey), with a slight a…
1994 Ribera del Duero Janus Pesquera Bodega Alejandro Fernandez - Signs Of Seepage (Bottle - 1/75cl)
Sourced from Alejandro Fernandezs original Ribera Del Duero bodega, Tinto Pesquera. This Gran Reserva will have been aged for at least 24 months on oak in a combination of French and American oak barrels. Black and red fruit are abundant on the nose and palate, with a taste of leather, vanilla and tobacco smoke.