Bodegas Ondarre Rioja Graciano is a rare single varietal Rioja made only from the Graciano grape. Rioja is generally made from the Tempranillo, but here the Graciano has given a uniquely elegant, juicy wine, with flavours of ripe blueberry, plums and subtle spice.
Vino de Montaña Sierra de Gata y Gredos is an elegant field blend showing vibrant aromas of red fruit over a subtle spicy note of white pepper. Light and delicate with wonderful purity of fruit, underpinned by refreshing acidity and soft, lingering tannins. This is a food friendly wine from high altitude vineyards.
Hugonell Rioja Reserva 2014 is a complex, concentrated Rioja, only made in exceptional years. Aged for at least 3 years before relase, with at least a year in oak barrels, it shows spicy red fruit flavours, with juicy ripeness and hints of cedar and coffee beans. On the palate, this is a silky, elegant wine with a long finish.
Ruby colour with soft oak and dried fruit aromas on the nose, followed by raspberries and warm earthy tones on the palate with a touch of oak on the finish. Good integration of tannins and fruit make this a rich, smooth and balanced wine.
A juicy, punchy and moreish red with attractive floral aromas, ripe fruit and balsamic notes in the background. Balanced freshness on the palate lifts the vibrant fruit through to a smooth and persistent finish.
Deep attractive red colour with a purple rim. This mountain wine displays a powerful expression of terroir, with intense black fruit aromas enhanced by subtle hints of thyme, rosemary and scrubland notes. The palate is fresh, broad and savoury with an appealing texture and a long finish.
Dark ruby in colour, Prados Fusion offers a rich, fruity nose with Mediterranean red fruits enhanced by hints of sweet spice. The palate seduces with layers of juicy red fruits, smooth and silky tannins and a long finish.
Bodegas Ondarre Rioja Reserva is a deep, concentrated ageworthy Rioja, aged in oak for 16 months, then a further 8 months in bottle before release. Made with 75% Tempranillo, 15% Mazuela and 10% Garnacha, this Rioja Reserva has fine grained tannins and concentrated dark fruit flavours.
A superb example of Monastrell, with its powerful and intense nose of ripe black fruits supported by subtle hints of spice from a deft use of oak. The vibrant fruit is rounded out with a savoury note and it shows great purity on the finish.
Badiola Tempranillo de Laderas Rioja shows excellent balance between fresh natural acidity, fruit concentration and firm, but fine-grained tannins. Pure and precise aromas of cherries and red berries are layered with herbal notes of thyme through to a textured palate.
Vino de Montaña Cadalso is a light, delicate and perfumed expression of Garnacha, with crunchy blueberries enhanced by subtle floral hints. Fresh, with firm tannins surrounding a core of lively fruit through to a sustained finish.
Expressive aromas of red fruits, sweet cherry and hints of liquorice are enhanced by harmonious oaky undertones. A modern wine with a smooth texture and a good weight, the ripe fruits are carried across the palate with delicious hints of spice through to a long finish.
Reminiscent of the old mountain Garnacha vineyards, this delivers complex aromas of blackberry, plum, fig and thyme, with subtle nuances of balsamic and oak spice. With smooth tannins, the full palate is framed by an intense concentration of fruit through to a harmoniously balanced finish.
Deep cherry red with inky hues and a complex bouquet of fruit aromas, spices and smoky aromas. On the palate, this wine has a smooth texture but with backbone and lots of concentration, very elegant in style.
Intense aromas of ripe blackberries are enhanced by subtle herbal notes of rosemary and tertiary complexity of fine oak, spice and clove. Full-bodied, yet juicy with a beautiful texture of muscular, but velvety, finely-knit tannins. Very concentrated, yet vibrant and fresh, with great length and precision.
An opulent, powerful and rich wine with seamless oak integration and notes of ripe red fruits, liqueur cherries and blackberry. Subtle complexity in the form of spice, balsamic, herbal scrubland and liquorice adds to this expressive and well-structured wine. Elegant with a deliciously endless finish.
Intense and complex aromas of mature fruits are complemented by tertiary notes of vanilla and coffee tones from the barrel ageing. Assertive and full bodied on the palate, with great balance and soft rounded tannins.