Masos, Vidal-Balaguer – 2020 Selección, Alicante 

Masos, Vidal-Balaguer – 2020 Selección, Alicante 

On the nose, aromatic and offers a nice finesse of grain, some power (in delicacy), a little concentration as well as a fine intensity and a nice spicy side. It reveals notes of small wild red berries, bursting blackcurrant and more lightly cherry combined with hints of plum blossom, cherry pit as well as fine…

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Albor de Masos 2020, Valle de Guadelest, Alicante

Albor de Masos 2020, Valle de Guadelest, Alicante

On the nose, fruity and offers ripe/pulpy fruit, gourmandise, control and some depth. It reveals notes of ripe cherry, pulpy wild blackcurrant and more lightly pulpy berries combined with hints of spice, dry herbs/almost dry garrigue as well as fine points of plum, cherry blossom, pepper and a discreet hint of dry soil. On the…

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Telmo Rodriguez As Caborcas single Vineyard 2017 – Valdeorras

Telmo Rodriguez As Caborcas single Vineyard 2017 – Valdeorras

Telmo Rodriguez is considered as one of the great Spanish winemakers, one filled with ambition to find ancient, distinguished vineyards to resuscitate. Ladeiras do Xil is the Galician vineyards of Telmo Rodriguez, located in the Valdeorras area in between Ribeira Sacra to the west and Bierzo to the east. The specific parcels of the vineyards…

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S. Seleccío – Garnatxa Peluda 2014 – Terra Alta D.O

S. Seleccío – Garnatxa Peluda 2014 – Terra Alta D.O

The nose is fruity and offers a small freshness and a fine richness/concentration. It reveals notes of fleshy strawberry, fleshy blackberry, small notes of crushed cassis associated with small touches of sense of the place, wild raspberry as well as fine hints of small blue fruits and blueberry. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers…

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S. Seleccío – Garnatxa Blanca 2014 – Terra Alta DO

S. Seleccío – Garnatxa Blanca 2014 – Terra Alta DO

The nose is fruity, aromtic and racy. It reveals notes of small yellow fruits, dry lemon, small notes of dry nectarine associated with a touch of bee wax, quince and a very discreet hint of spices. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers suavity, fullness and a finesse of the grain. On the palate this…

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Álvaro Palacios Finca Dofí 2015 -Catalonia – Priorat

Álvaro Palacios Finca Dofí 2015 -Catalonia – Priorat

One of Spain’s most celebrated and expensive cult wines. Alvaro Palacios, trained in oenology in Bordeaux, is one of the pioneers of the region. He is a champion of Spain’s terroir and he’s been a true defender of the Garnacha’s potential. Notably, his admirable work includes propelling the two amazing and unique regions of Priorat…

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Raventós I Blanc, Manuel Raventós Negra Conca del Riu Anoia, Gran Reserva Personal 2008 – Spain – Penedes

Raventós I Blanc, Manuel Raventós Negra Conca del Riu Anoia, Gran Reserva Personal 2008 – Spain – Penedes

Raventós is one of Spain’s masters when it comes to sparkling wines. This non-Cava (Raventós I Blanc winery chose to leave the appellation to affirm their search of excellence and constant effort to express the terroir of their land) is the exclusive result of the selection that the general director of Raventós i Blanc made…

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Recoveco – Coleccion Privada – Cosecha 2011 – Rioja – Rioja Alavesa

Recoveco – Coleccion Privada – Cosecha 2011 – Rioja – Rioja Alavesa

The nose is fruity, incisive and relatively concentrated. It reveals notes of cherry and berries associated with a hint of redcurrant, cassis bud as well as fine notes of spice, a hint of cigar, fine notes of mushroom and a discreet thint of pepper. The palate is fruity, fluid, mineral, racy, well-balanced, relatively fat and…

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Akutain – Reserva 2012 – Rioja

Akutain – Reserva 2012 – Rioja

The nose is fine, incisive and concentrated. It reveals notes of garrigue, olive and blackberry associated with fine notes of strawberry notes (in the background), flowers as well as a few notes of spice and a discreet hint of clove. The palate is fruity, mineral, racy and offers juiciness and a fine acid frame. On…

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Akutain – Cosecha 2015 – Rioja

Akutain – Cosecha 2015 – Rioja

The nose is fruity, fine and a bit rich. It reveals notes of blackberries, fleshy Gariguette strawberry and hint of cassis associated with discreet notes of flowers, cardamom, licorice (discreet) and a very discreet hint of gray pepper. The palate is fruity (nice fruit), juicy, well-balanced, finely gourmande and offers fat, roundness and a good…

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