Bodegas Adriá| Bierzo
Top class wines from Bierzo
Bodegas Adriá was set up in its present form in 2002 with the construction of a modern facility for the production of highest quality Bierzo wines. Adriá’s roots date to 1940 and the founding of Bodegas Francisco Pérez Adriá by a native of Valencia who had fallen in love with Bierzo wines. Adria owns 50 hectares of vines, the majority of which are planted with white Godello grapes while black Mencia grapes are bought from contracted growers who have old vines. The wines here are fermented with natural yeasts.
Bodegas Peique| Bierzo
Brilliant modern Bierzo made by an old family
- Godello · View stockists (3)
- Rosado · View stockists (1)
Bodegas Peique is a family run estate in the tiny village of Valtuille de Abajo in El Bierzo where it nestles on the slopes of El Castro de la Ventosa, an ancient pre-Roman archaeological site. Perhaps it is no surprise then, that in a land like this entire families are deeply committed to winemaking. Bodegas Peique is no different and is the culmination of 90 years and 3 generations of hard work and winemaking expertise making wines from the highest quality Godello and old vine Mencia.
Francesc Ricart| Penedés
Fantastic quality Cava made by Vintae
This range of Cava is made by the excellent Vintae who also produce our Camino del Palacio Real Rioja range. In this instance the grapes are sources in Penedés from vineyards 250m above sea level. The Cava Brut spends 14 months in bottle after fermentation is completed giving a wine that is fresh but also carries some autolytic character. The Brut Reserve spends 24 months in bottle to give a more complex, rich and round Cava that for the quality is exceptional value for money.
Osborne – Jerez| Jerez
Iconic Sherry producer with excellent quality
- Fino Quinta (37.5cl) · View stockists (5)
- Fino Quinta · View stockists (2)
- 10RF Medium Oloroso · View stockists (5)
- Bailen Oloroso · View stockists (6)
- Santa Maria Cream · View stockists (5)
- Coquinero Fino · View stockists (7)
- Pedro Ximenez 1827 · View stockists (6)
- Amontillado 51-1a (50cl) · View stockists (1)
- Capuchino VORS (50cl)
- Sibarita VORS (50cl) · View stockists (1)
- Venerable VORS (50cl) · View stockists (1)
- Solera AOS Rare Sherry (50cl)
The history of Osborne dates back to the end of the 18th century, when a young merchant called Thomas Osborne Mann arrived in Cádiz to commercialize the wines of the area. He soon set up business in Puerto de Santa María, the town where he founded his own winery which, more than 200 years later, would become the major business group that now enjoys international fame and recognition.
Today it is still a family owned business with interests throughout Spain and a new energy to improve quality. In particular Fino Quinta is a high quality Fino brand that rightly has a reputation as one of the best Finos.
Sensational value wines from the South of Spain
- Sierra de Enmedio Sauvignon Blanc · View stockists (10)
- Sierra de Enmedio Rosado · View stockists (2)
Alceño is a family owned winery that has been making wines in Jumilla since 1870. They specialise in making wines from old vine Monastrell that are true to terroir but offer freshness and intense fruit character at an exceptional price.
Marco Abella| Priorat
Exceptional wines from a stellar producer
The Priorat soil is the source of the unique minerality or earthiness of the region’s wines. It is an arid soil characterised by slate strata known in Catalan as licorella. Vines are grown in terraced vineyards or costers on the area’s steep hillsides, at altitudes ranging from 200m to 700m. Marco Abella wines are a clear expression of the land from which they spring. Their 23 hectares of land are distributed over four different vineyards located between 450m and 700m altitude, which makes their wines uniquely refreshing. They believe firmly in Biodynamic viticulture and follow the principles throughout the vineyard and the winery.
Arousana| Rias Baixas
Consistent quality at the right price
Arousana is a small cooperative winery right in the heart of Rias Baixas, close to Pontevedra. They work on long term contracts with their members and work with them to ensure the highest possible quality of fruit. They have all the latest winemaking technology at their fingertips and make consistently good wines across all quality levels. The Luzada is a great fighting price Albariño showing all the typical character of the Val do Salnes at a very competitive price. The Follas Novas is a step up in complexity and makes a great food wine.
Ribera del Duero
Clea| Ribera del Duero
Modern and approachable and fantastic value
- Clea Verdejo
- Clea Crianza
- Clea Reserva
Clea is a range of wines produced by Vintae from the areas around the Duero, namely Rueda and Ribera del Duero. Stylistically they are clean and modern without being over ripe or too rich but instead are clean, fruit driven wines that are a joy to drink.
Bodegas Martinez-Lacuesta| Rioja
Traditional Rioja from a family producer
- Rioja Blanco Cosecha Viura
- Rioja Blanco Barrica · View stockists (5)
- Tempranillo Blanco Cosecha
- Rioja Rosado · View stockists (1)
- Lacuesta Reserva (formerly Selección Añada Reserva) · View stockists (1)
- Felix Martinez Lacuesta Reserva (150cl) · View stockists (1)
- Rioja Gran Reserva (150cl)
- Rioja Gran Reserva 125 Aniversario (OWC)
- Felix Martinez Lacuesta Gran Reserva · View stockists (3)
- Rioja Gran Reserva · View stockists (3)
- Rioja Reserva (150cl) · View stockists (1)
- Rioja Reserva · View stockists (1)
- Campeador Reserva
- Ventilla 71 Reserva · View stockists (1)
- Campeador Crianza · View stockists (4)
- Rioja Crianza (150cl) · View stockists (1)
- Rioja Crianza · View stockists (4)
- Rioja Crianza (37.5cl)
- Cynthia · View stockists (1)
- Tinto Carmen 18 (OWC)
- Rioja Tinto Cosecha · View stockists (1)
- Rioja Tinto Cosecha (37.5cl) · View stockists (1)
Martinez Lacuesta are one of the oldest registered brands in Rioja, pre-dating the creation of the Rioja designation itself. The wines are predominantly made from Tempranillo grown high in Rioja Alta to the West of Haro, with smatterings of Mazuelo, Graciano and Garnacha. The exception is the Campeador range which was created in 1917 to allow Martinez Lacuesta to expand their reach. Today these wines are made up of equal portions of Tempranillo from Rioja Alta and Garnacha from Rioja Baja.
Over the last 20 years significant investment has been made to allow Martinez Lacuesta to own far more of their vineyards and a new winery and cellar was opened in 2015.Reflecting this more modern approach a selection of 'modern style' Riojas have been produced in limited quantities for those who prefer French oak over American.
Palacio del Camino Real| Rioja
Palacio del Camino Real
- Blanco Barrica · View stockists (7)
These classic Rioja wines come from the young and dynamic team at Vintae. The wines are a great mix of classic style with modern accessibility. They are one of best value and best selling wines and not to be missed. The Tempranillo and the Crianza are easy going, not overly oaky and provide immediate pleasure. The Reserva and Gran Reserva are more serious and pair brilliantly with food.
Clos de Lom| Valencia
A family estate from Valencia combining extraordinary fruit with finesse and charm
- Malvasia · View stockists (2)
- Estate Olive Oil 100% Arbequina
- Monastrell Rosé
- Isidra (Tempranillo / Garnacha) · View stockists (1)
Clos de Lôm is a family run winery founded by S. Dupuy De Lôme in 1836. The beauty of wine lies in the fact that its heritage and tradition can be kept alive without compromising modernity. Clos de Lôm wines aim to express the quality and geographic uniqueness of our facilities in Valley dels Alforins.
The wines, are made exclusively with grapes from DO Valencia. This area is mainly renowned for its indigenous varieties grapes; Monastrell, Garnacha and Malvasia and this estate also cultivates the Spanish flagship grape Tempranillo. The prime location provides great growing conditions for the vines with mainly clay and limestone soils. The climate is characterised by mild winters, hot summer days, cold nights and a fresh sea breeze; the Mediterranean Sea is only 55 kms far away. Most of the low bush trained, non-irrigated vineyards are harvested purely by hand.
Tierra de Castilla
Solaz – Osborne| Tierra de Castilla
Terrrific value Tempranillo
- Solaz Verdejo · View stockists (3)
- Solaz Rosado · View stockists (4)
These wines come from the Osborne family's vineyards in Malpica which is the largest single estate vineyard in Europe. The vineyards are nestled in the ancient riverbeds of the Tajo River, 500 meters above sea level and surrounded by the Toledo hills and Gredos mountain range with mineral-rich clay and limestone soils.
Costers del Segré
Mas Blanch i Jové| Costers del Segré
Organic, low sulphur and full of flavour
- Troballa Blanca ORGANIC
- Saó Blanc ORGANIC
- Troballa Negre ORGANIC
- Saó Abrivat ORGANIC
- Saó Expressiu ORGANIC
Mas Blanch i Jové is a small winery with 17 hectares of land producing harmonious wines, packed with fruit, character and soul. The vineyards are situated in the mountains, 700m above sea level which gives a freshness to the wines which perfectly balances the fruit.. They don't use pesticides or herbicides and have been certified Organic since 2015. In addition the winery is fully powered by solar energy. and all wines are vegan friendly and low sulphur.
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