Spain

Spain has the greatest area under vine of any wine producing country. Due to its arid climate and low rainfall, the land simply cannot support such a concentrated volume of trellised vines as you might find in a country like France. Spain’s vineyards are therefore dotted with low-lying, ancient bush vines better adapted to compete for the scarce resources.

Whilst the ever-rising chiropractic bills faced by our hard-working winemakers are a constant cause of concern, the quality of fruit produced by these almost horizontal vines, is not. Grapes are concentrated and make wines with ripe fruit and tannins to rival the wines of the New World whilst retaining a distinctive Spanish flair.

The diversity of wine styles is immense. In the north west, Atlantic influences give a crisp acidity to the spicy Albariños of Rias Baixas.

Moving eastwards along the Duero River high altitudes in the Ribera del Duero bring daytime heat for ripe red fruit and cool evenings for zesty acidity to the region’s robust reds.

The soils of Priorat just north of the eastern Mediterranean coast are blessed with a unique mineral which provides the region’s Garnacha and Cariñena wines with a distinctive edge.

The diversity of wines is reflected in diversity of the people, and here distinguished families meet innovative youngsters with both traditional and modern approaches and in certain areas such as Cariñena and Calatayud, this co-operation produces some of the best value wines on the market today.

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  1. Ramón Bilbao, Rioja Roble 'Monte Llano'

    Young and freshwith subtle aromas of fruits of the forest.

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    £9.95
  2. Seis al Reves, Winery Arts Vintae

    Full-bodied and fleshy Tempranillo - cocoa, black fruit and sumptuous oak. Learn More

    £15.50
  3. Rioja Edicion Limitada Magnum, Ramón Bilbao

    Intense ruby red with black cherry glints and a deep hue. Learn More

    £32.50
  4. Garnacha Blanco, Cop de Ma

    An elegant, vibrant white with a crisp, refreshing bite. Learn More

    £10.95
  5. Sierra Cantabria, Rioja Colección Privada

    Absolutely gorgeously delicious; marvellous for its concentration married to delicacy.  Spectacular - bravo!

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  6. Magnum of Pago Negralada Tempranillo, Abadia Retuerta

    The deep gravel soils of Abadía Retuerta’s Pago Negralada single vineyard produce a Tempranillo with a distinctive firm, tannic character that balances beautifully with the layers of ripe strawberry, raspberry and cherry fruit. Learn More

    £180.00
  7. PV Petit Verdot, Abadia Retuerta

    This sublime Spanish expression of the native French variety Petit Verdot has an intense dark cherry hue and a rich, sweet nose of blueberry, liquorice, toffee and dark chocolate. Learn More

    £145.00
  8. Magnum of Selección Especial, Abadia Retuerta

    Produced from a selection of the best grapes from Abadia Retuerta’s vineyards, this deep coloured, complex red combines the richness of Tempranillo, the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon and the strength of Syrah.

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    £59.50
  9. Garnacha Tinta, Cop de Ma

    Smack-in-the face fresh juicy red fruit sings from the glass. Learn More

    £10.95
  10. Sierra Cantabria, Rioja Garnacha

    Elegant and well balanced, this wine has red cherry and pomegranate flavours, scented oak and a spicy undertone.

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  11. El Viaje de Ramón Rosado, Ramón Bilbao

    Red violet colour, with purple hues. On the nose the wine leaves subtle aromas of ripe fruits Learn More

    £10.95
  12. Pago Negralada Tempranillo, Abadia Retuerta

    The deep gravel soils of Abadía Retuerta’s Pago Negralada single vineyard produce a Tempranillo with a distinctive firm, tannic character that balances beautifully with the layers of ripe strawberry, raspberry and cherry fruit. Learn More

    £85.00
  13. Coleccion 125 Vendimia Tardia, Chivite Family Estates

    This natural sweet wine is produced from the best "Moscatel de Grano Menudo" grapes, from Chivite's vineyard "El Candelero".

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    £29.50
  14. Alma de Vid Blanco, Fernando Castro

    A nose of green apple and apricots is followed by a fresh and aromatic palate. Learn More

    £7.75
  15. NV Amontillado Xixarito, Bodegas Baron

    Subtle & delicate aromas of dried hazelnuts, herbs and raisins. Learn More

    £43.50
  16. Sincronia Blanc Organic, Mesquida Mora

    The nose is gently aromatic, showing crisp notes of greengage and pear, the palate is finely textured with a minerally undertone from the Prensal grape – altogether a fresh, zesty delicate and balanced white. Learn More

    £19.25
  17. Sierra Cantabria, Rioja Reserva

    Aromas of intense cherry,  tobacco and cedar, with ripe fruit and floral essences. Elegant on the palate with very fine tannins.

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