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Spanish WinesSpain is one
of the largest grape-growing and winemaking countries in the world,
with numerous diverse wine regions. The most famous regions for red wine
are Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Toro and Priorat. Up and coming regions
include Bierzo, Jumilla and Navarra. White wine regions include Rueda
and Rias Baixas.
The most common grape used in red wine is
Tempranillo, which is the predominant grape in Rioja, Ribera del Duero
(known there as Tinto de Pais) and Toro (known there as Tinto de Toro).
Grenache, or Garnacha in Spanish, may be the main grape in the Southern
Rhone valley of France, but more Garnacha is grown in Spain than
anywhere else. Syrah and Camernet Sauvignon have made inroads in Spain
White wine varieties include Albariño, Macabeo (Veura), Verdejo and Godello.
This is the fizzy that I brought to my friends in college when they were feeling down about something. A quick easy and fun way to cheer someone up- a bottle of blanc de blanc!
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Cherry and blackberry aromas accompanied by Mediterranean herb aromatics on the nose, with luscious red cherry and strawberry fruits, cinnamon and silky tannins with a long, silky and spicy finish.Wine Spectator, 88 Points
This round red offers more
The reserva wines of Marqués de Riscal are made principally from Tempranillo vines which are over 15 years old. This is a variety that ages well in wood, producing wines with a good tannic structure, colour and acidity. . The reserva wines of Riscal more
This focused white shows bright, juicy flavors of white peach and Meyer lemon, with herbal and mineral accents. The texture is quite rich, but crisp, citrusy acidity keeps this lively. Drink now through 2017. 4,000 cases imported. -TM
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2010: 90 Points
- Jay Miller, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
: "The 2010 Filon was sourced from 30- to 40-year-old vineyards. It offers up notes of smoke, mineral, and wild cherry that mingle with layers of ripe cherry fruit on the ... more
The 2010 CUNE Crianza, in a similar fashion to its 2011 sibling, is extremely aromatic, with clean raspberry aromas and the benefit of one more year in bottle, which provided it with some more complexity in the form of dried roses and sweet spice ... more
Cordon Negro Brut is crisp, clean, and well balanced. It is medium-bodied with a palate of apple, pear and bright citrus flavors with a moderately long finish and a crisp touch of ginger. This wine is extremely versatile and pairs well with most ... more
Marqués de Riscal, a classic Rioja winery, has quickly established itself in the D.O. Rueda, carefully producing high quality wines. Marqués de Riscal Verdejo 2012 is made 100% with Verdejo grapes and complemented by a small percentage of Viura. The more
This supple red shows berry, spice and light herbalflavors, with accents of vanilla. An easy-drinking example of the traditional style. Drink now2008: 86 Points
- Thomas Matthews, Wine Spectator
: "Light but focused, this red has ... more
Viña Alberdi is a great value in Rioja from an old-school producer that still ages the wine before releasing it. It’s well shaped and structured with classic Rioja flavors of spicy red fruit framed by the mellow vanilla of American oak. I’m not ... more
Reserva de la Familia is the flagship cuvee of the Juve y Camps estate winery. In the beginning days of their winemaking, the Juve y Camps family had their own reserve of this Cava, and it is still the only Brut Nature that they make. Made from the ... more
Bright violet in color, this light-hearted, copiously fruity blend of Monastrell and Tempranillo delivers boatloads of fresh, highly quaffable strawberry fruit courtesy of the Rioja-derived Tempranillo. The secret ingredient, however, is the ... more
Here is a perfect example of what Spain's many lesser known D.O.s are capable of when good vineyards are combined with sensible, traditionally minded work in the cellar. Composed of 100% Monastrell, this wine is all black olives and meaty, savory ... more
Wine Spectator, 90 Points:
Juicy and expressive, this lively red shows coffee and licorice notes that frame black cherry and currant flavors. The tannins are a bit chewy but resolve gracefully on the fruity finish. Drink now through 2020. ... more
Wine Maker Notes - This light and crisp wine is bottled with residual carbon to give it its signature natural spritz.
Tasting Notes - Candied red fruits combine with a lime infused edge makes this a wildly intriguing rosé.Just five minutes down ... more