Marqués de Riscal is one of the oldest wineries in the region, but one which has also always had a pioneering and innovative edge, perhaps best exemplified by their stunning Frank Gehry building.
But Gran Reservas are not flash modern creations but rather the ultimate old-school expression of all that is good about Rioja wine. Sort of like a great uncle in a tweed jacket, always there, slightly shy at the back of the photo but with a million interesting stories to tell if you give him a chance.
Made from vineyards over 30 years old, this blend of Tempranillo, Graciano y Mazuelo matures for 30 - 36 months in American oak, before resting another 3 leisurely years in bottle before release. Probably the most traditional of Marqués de Riscal's wines, this is all warmth, leather and spice with a very long finish.
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5th Generation Txakoli growers with an Atlantic view for inspiration. But rather than wallow in tradition, this producer looks to the future, making some of the best wines in the region and being confident enough to experiment with different styles and whacky packaging. This is their top Txakoli and the...
80% Hondarribi Zuri 20% Riesling Several months on its lees in stainless steel to develop more structure and volume, a fatter mouth and greater smoothness. Maduración durante varios meses con sus lías en el depósito, logrando más estructura, volumen y una mayor untuosidad para disfrutar de la evolución y sus...
100% Hondarrabi Zuri. The originality of this wine lies in its freedom to chart its own course each vintage: the aim is to discover the means to showcase the viticultural and winemaking details and little corners, at times imperceptible in larger volumes of production but that characterize each vintage, so...
100% Viura Vineyards placed in Laguardia. Cold maceration for 24-48 hours and fermentation in stainless steel vats for 10-12 days at low temperature. Second fermentation in bottle. Ageing in “rima” for 20 months. PLEASE NOTE THAT SPECIAL SHIPPING RATES APPLY TO ALCOHOLIC ITEMS