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Spain

Heredad de Tejada (Rioja) 2017

Notes of red fruits and liquorice, characteristic of Tempranillo. Typical aromas of the barrel. A sweet entry, followed by good acidity. The tannin makes the aftertaste broad and pleasant.

£14.15 per bottle

Abadia Retuerta Seleccion Especial 2015

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. The nose is fresh and vibrant, full of ripe black and red fruits combined with lingering notes of balsamic, liquorice and sweet oak wood. The full bodied, creamy palate is structured by smooth tannins, juicy ripe fruits and a hint of cedar. 2011 was one of Abadía Retuerta’s best ever vintages, delivering a style of wine that can be drunk with pleasure right now or left to develop further complexities over the next few years.

£29.45 per bottle

 

Franck Massard Humilitat (Priorat) 2015

A dark red ruby colour with vibrant purple tinges. Savoury nose mingled with violet and freshly gathered red berries, supported by a light touch of wood. Finely textured tannins, a seamless structure, certain minerality (graphite) interacting with the vivid fruit and a long silky finish.

£24.95 per bottle

Ramon Bilbao Monte Llano Tinto (Rioja) 2016

Red violet colour, with purple hues. On the nose the wine leaves subtle aromas of ripe fruits (blackcurrants, raspberries). On the palate it is fresh, structured and very fruity.

£10.45 per bottle

Jean Leon 3055 Merlot 2013

This wine is produced exclusively from 100% Merlot from a small 5 hectare plot in the Jean León Pago vineyard.The wine has been aged for 12 months in French oak lending a toast, coconut and spicy character to the full bodied red fruit flavours. Well structured tannins guarantee a long life in bottle.

£11.85 per bottle

Tapas Tempranillo (La Mancha) NV

Deep, red colour with garnet hues. Strawberry and raspberry aromas on the nose. Well-balanced, soft and pleasant on the palate.

£11.95 per bottle

Hugonell Rioja Crianza (Rioja) 2015/2016/2017

This is a beautifully rounded wine - the oak has allowed it to soften a touch and pick up subtle vanilla and spice notes while preserving most of its youthful fruit.

£10.75 per bottle

Xose Lois Sebio Superhero (Galicia) 2015/2016/2017

Other Varieties 35%, Ferrol 20%, Sousón 20%, Caiño Longo 15%, Bastardo 10%. A layered fragrant blend highlighting notes of violet, black fruits, figs and plums, combined with subtle hints of black pepper and mineral tones. Elegant and expansive on the palate, offering fine tannins with a balancing freshness. The rich yet vibrant finish is wonderfully intense and long.

£25.35 per bottle

Cellar Serra Major Gamarus (Montsant) 2016

Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot. With no use of oak, this is primary with mature fruits opening up to bright rose-petal aromas. An intense wine combining great depth of fruit with chocolate hints.

£14.85 per bottle

Cellar Alimara Llumi Negre (Terra Alta) 2016

Syrah, Tempranillo. The grapes were co-fermented and spent 6 months in old French oak.

A great barbecue wine with black fruits, coffee and cedar notes.

£13.65 per bottle

Cellar Alimara El Senyal Negre (Terra Alta) 2016

Garanatxa Negre, Garanatxa Peluda, Carignan. With 6 months in a mix of old and new oak, red fruits dominate with a hint of blackcurrant backed by ripe tannins.

£17.25 per bottle

Ribera del Dureo Pesquera Crianza (Ribera del Duero) 2015/2016

Made by the fantastic winemaker, Alejandro Fernandez who has been a major contributor to the success of Ribera del Duero wines in recent years. This oaked red wine is made from 100% Tempranillo (Tinta del Pais) grapes from 40-year-old vines, and aged for 18 months in oak. Bright ruby red, it has smokey, leathery aromas followed by black fruits and spicy notes on the palate. Firm silky tannins with integated oak spice and a refined elegant finish.

£24.85 per bottle

Ribera del Dureo Pesquera Reserve (Ribera del Duero) 2012/2013

Alejandro Fernandez set up Pesquera Bodega in Ribera del Duero in 1972 and has gone on to produce some of the regions best wines. Attractive ripe cherry colour with lively ruby coloured glints. An elegant wine with a velvety mouthfeel and an abundance of aromatic nuances and black fruits such as damson, blackcurrant and blueberries. There are hints of well seasoned fruit, rich hints of cocoa and vanilla. A complex wine which reveals many layers to this wine and an incredibly long finish.

£35.85 per bottle

Haciendael Ternero Reserve (Rioja) 2011/2012

Hacienda el Ternero have made this fantastically concentrated Reserva from a blend of 95% Tempranillo and 5% Mazuelo. They create barrels just for this wine from French oak which have had a special toast for 26 minutes to impart the desired flavour. Concentrated black fruits and chocolate on the nose. The palate is full bodied with blackberries, black olives, dark chocolate, balsamic and wild herb notes. Grippy tannins balanced with the fresh acidity which is a characteristic of the area.

£26.55 per bottle

Tierra de Los Santos Garnacha Seleccion Especial (Extremadura) 2016

This superb Garnacha from the Extremadura area of Spain has intense bramble fruit aromas on the nose. The palate is supple and round with delicious sweet blackberry, cherry and plum notes combined with chocolate and a herbal character. Chewy tannins and a fresh acidity give structure to the wine which finishes long and fruity.

£9.65 per bottle

Monfil Old Vine Garnacha (Carinena) 2017/2018

Made from 35 year old vines in Carinena, this is an elegant wine with a prominence of concentrated black fruit aromas on the nose. A classic Garnacha, bursting full of blackcurrants, blackberries and plum. The palate is velvety and smooth with silky tannins and exceptional length.

£9.85 per bottle

Pardo Mencia Bodgeas LaOsa (Bierzo) 2015

Intense ruby and garnet colour. At first the aromas is full of powerful fruit but then develops into toasted notes, dried fruit and spices. On the palate it is silky, medium-bodied yet powerful with a fresh mineral finish.

£23.45 per bottle

Finca Amalia Rioja 2016/2017

100% Tempranillo. Intense aroma of ripe fruit, peach and plum compotes with spicy and toasted notes. Perfect balance of fruit and tannins. Full bodied, complex and flavoursome with a long, persistent finish.

£13.15 per bottle

Franck Massard El Brindis DO Montsant 2016

Clear lively ruby colour wine. Its intriguing contrast between the somewhat “reserved” tones of the Carignan grape variety and a vibrant combination of red berries and Mediterranean herbs such as thyme and Timut pepper can be appreciated. Seductive palate with polished tannins, juicy freshly squeezed blackberries fragrance and a whiff of juniper berries.

£15.75 per bottle

Fincas de Azabache Tempranillo Rioja 2017/2018

The Aldeanueva winery in the heart of Rioja is well known for its wines. A vibrant, unoaked and supple red, made exclusively from Tempranillo grapes grown in the dry Baja region of Rioja. This plummy, soft seductive wine exhibits typical Tempranillo character of red fruits such as cherry, raspberry and plum with notes of liquorice and finishes soft and rounded.

£9.75 per bottle

Hacienda El Ternero Torno Rioja Crianza (Rioja) 2014/2015

The name `Torno` stems from the old Monastery; the monks would place food and clothing onto the base of a rotating door which they would turn `torno` so that the people outside could get to them without looking out. 100 % Tempranillo, this fantastic Crianza was aged for 12 months in French oak barrels before resting in bottle. The nose is perfumed with violets and cherries. The palate is fresh and structured with notes of black fruits with spices and hints of caramel from the oak influence on the finish.

£14.35 per bottle

Alvaro Palacios Camins del Priorat 2016

It's a blend of 35% Garnacha, 25% Cariñena, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah and 10% Merlot aged for a few months in oak barriques and casks. It's an affordable way to enjoy the craftsmanship of Priorat expert Alvaro Palacios. This powerful, heady mix of Garnacha and Carignan (with a touch of Syrah and Cabernet) is full of herby, spicy blueberry fruit and jam flavours.

£17.45 per bottle

El Zafiro Extremadura Tinto 2017

From the high Sierras of southwestern Spain this inspired blend combines the cherry and strawberry fruit character of the local Tempranillo with the spice and structure of Shiraz. Fresh and focussed young fruit lends vigour to a mid weight palate that is supple and balanced.

£8.45 per bottle

Clos Pons Alges 2012

Blend of Tempranillo, Garnacha and Syrah. Powerful, balanced, fragrant, and fruity. Alges has a bouquet of pure fruit, surrounded by light touch of wood that makes it elegant and subtle. Berries with a touch of jam, liquorice and cherries over mineral notes, species touch and its notable acidity result in a fresh and enjoyable wine.

£18.75 per bottle