Vilano La Baraja Ribera del Duero 2019

Vilano La Baraja Ribera del Duero 2019

The wine shows a medium deep ruby-purple colour. The nose is intense, slightly dusty, revealing notes of red and black plums, blackberry, a touch of green pepper, pungent spices like black and Sichuan peppers, notes of cinnamon and cloves. The palate is powerful, heady, offering a lot of concentration, bold, sticky tannins and warming sensation,…

Read more »

Terra Incognita Ribera de Duero 2019

Terra Incognita Ribera de Duero 2019

The wine shows a deep purple colour. Notes of blueberries, blackberries and black cherries are underlaid by nuances of vanilla, cinnamon, a touch of cacao and milk chocolate. The palate is dense, revealing a lot of concentration and power, grippy, powerful, sticky tannins, a certain elegance and freshness despite the warming alcohol. Compared to the…

Read more »

V Vilano Ribera del Duero 2019

V Vilano Ribera del Duero 2019

The wine shows a deep purple colour. The nose is dense and fruity, quite exuberant, revealing notes of cherry compote, ripe blackberries, dark chocolate, sweet baking spices and a touch of menthol. The palate offers a nice, refreshing acidity, powerful fruit concentration, pronounced oaky character, a certain finesse and grippy but well-managed tannins. The wine…

Read more »

Vidal-Balaguer – Selección 2021 – Alicante

Vidal-Balaguer – Selección 2021 – Alicante

The nose is racy, revealing a fine intensity and a lovely finesse of grain. There are notes of bright dark berries, pulpy cherry and, more slightly, rose, olive, combined with hints of local garrigue, as well as hints of laurel, blond tobacco leaf and fine spices (in the background). The palate reveals freshness, minerality, density,…

Read more »

Albor de Masos 2021 – Valle de Guadalest Alicante

Albor de Masos 2021 – Valle de Guadalest Alicante

The nose is fruity and shows gourmandize and fine creaminess. There are notes of creamy redcurrant, pulpy raspberry and slightly blackcurrant combined with hints of creamy/acidic plum combined with hints of sense of place, olive tree and a discreet almost orange peel. The palate is mineral with freshness, minerality, fine racy tension and a fine…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »

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…

Read more »