La Rioja Alta is another absolute classic Riojan winery, yet despite being located where all the action is, in Haro's Barrio de la Estación, is often overlooked. But maybe they like it that way. Never one to be too showy and not the loudest voice at the party, this superb company has a peerless track record of great wines, enthusiastically written-up by Hemingway and the 2004 example gaining 96 points in The Wine Advocate.
This wine is fresh and still quite tight, perhaps at its best a few years from now. But it's so attractive now, tightly packed, welcoming yet elegant, restrained but so charming that it's hard to ignore. Pure class.
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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...
Fernando Remírez de Ganuza founded this winery in 1989 in Samaniego in Rioja Alavesa, after spending his whole life in the vineyard business. He now owns around 80 hectares, scattered around some of the best sites in north west Rioja. Right from the start his main focus has been on...
Sierra Cantabria is a modern producer with an impeccable track record. This is their top Rioja, 100% Tempranillo from just 1.7 hectares, aged 18 months in new French oak. Amazing! PLEASE NOTE THAT SPECIAL SHIPPING RATES APPLY TO ALCOHOLIC ITEMS
Inmensely likeable, this is bursting with ripe yet fresh berry fruits with hints of spices and subtle vanilla notes. This wine will please for its immediacy yet undeniable presence. Superbly balanced in the mouth between tannins, fruit and fresh acidity. El primer vino del nuevo proyecto entre Benjamin de Rothschild...