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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.
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.2009: 89 Points - Thomas Matthews, Wine Spectator: ... 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
2011: 89 Points
- Robert Parker, Wine Advocate
: "A custom cuvee made for Eric Solomon from this large producer, this 2011 Albarino reveals loads of tropical fruit, white peach, honeysuckle and apricot notes along with medium body 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
Clos Lojen is a pure joy to drink—and gives those of us always searching for new wines the opportunity to get to know a varietal not found outside of Spain. Made with 100 percent Bobal from organically farmed vines ranging in age from 35 to 50 years 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
This focused red shows good density, a restrained character and solid depth, offering plum, espressoViña Herminia Reserva is a wine created to continue evolving over time.
Tasting: an intense ruby colour with red brick tones. Aromas of jam, spices, more
The flagship wine of the winery, it is a clear demonstration of the benefits of a wise mixture of grape varieties. This wine is elaborated starting from the free-run juices of the native quality varieties from the O Rosal Valley, located on the ... more
This Brut, which is both soft and fresh on the palate, displays the liveliness and femininity that its name suggests. It is the first time Chardonnay has been blended with Cava’s classic grape trio and the result highlights the fresh floral and ... more
A Rioja in the sin crianza style, this
youthful, medium-bodied red offers ripe
strawberry and cherry fruit with savory
complexity and toast on the finish.... more
Made from Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano, this wine embodies ripe fruit qualities with a perfect balance of acidity, supple roundness on the palate and a hint of new oak. The Marques de Murrieta vineyards on the 741-acre (300-hectare) ... more
Bodegas Txakoli Zudugarai is a small family owned and operated estate in the Basque region. The bodega was founded about 50 years ago and produces Zudugarai, their only wine from their estate grown grapes. Their vineyards vary in age up to 40 years ... more
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
2009: 87 Points
- Josh Raynolds, Steve Tanzer's International Wine Cellars
: "Bright ruby-red. Fresh, straightforward aromas and flavors of red berries and cracked pepper. A taut, energetic midweight that shows good clarity ... more
Petillant white is a Vi D'Agulla, a charming and slightly frizzante wine from the Penedes region ... more