Another "wow" wine and also a generous dose of "OMG". This wine you just have to try. Danish Winemaker Peter Sisseck is the genius behind one of Spain´s most cult and expensive wines "Pingus" and knows and understands the Ribera del Duero region intimately.
PSI is a relatively new project, started with the aim of saving some great parcels of old "Tinto Fino" vines owned by local growers. The growers are encouraged to farm organically or biodynamically and the wine is made using just natural yeasts in a hands-off way. When I first tried it, I was blown away. So complex, so ethereal, so different. Forget about bold Riberas with notable new oak, they have their place but this is the opposite end of the spectrum. Light and elegant, seemingly Burgundian rather than Spanish. Is it Pinot Noir on steroids? You judge.
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Another stunning wine from the breathtaking Ribeira Sacra region, this one winning a Regional Trophy in Decanter Magazine. Juicy perfumed Mencía, aged for 12 months in new French oak. PLEASE NOTE THAT SPECIAL SHIPPING RATES APPLY TO ALCOHOLIC ITEMS.
Cerrado del Castillo is only made when the harvest achieves the maximum expression of the terroir and in addition has total balance. This only happens in exceptional years in wich the growing conditions were right for obtaining a harvest with perfect ripeness. It is a wine made from 35-year-old tempranillo...
Excellent expression of Rioja from this high-end winery, located near Haro, in one of the most historic parts of La Rioja. Despite the historic location, Roda wines tend to be fairly modern expressions of Rioja, with concentrated dark fruits and a solid backbone of French oak present. Roda I Reserva...
After a slow alcoholic fermentation, it performs the malolactic fermentation and remains for 12 months in containers. Later this wine goes to mixed barrels: American oak staves and French oak bottoms, where it remains a minimum of 12 months. It is followed by a time in the bottle before going...