Wine Advocate June, 2011 The 2009 Flor de Pingus (3000 cases) will ultimately spend 14 months in a mix of new and used French oak. It is opaque purple in colour with a primary perfume of pain grille, mineral, spice box, incense, and blackberry. Locked and loaded with remarkable concentration and dep..
This is the top wine from La Rioja Alta and is only ever made in the very best vintages, this can be only a few times per decade with 2005 being the currnet release. Gran Reserva 890 is named, rather confusingly, after the date of the creation of La Rioja Alta (1890). The company is ..
A classic Rioja from a great vintage. Limited in production and highly sought after. Silky cherry fruit, a kind of spicy earth note that suggests the Spanish terrain, and enough age that all of its flavours are in perfect balance. Red fruits, truffles, insence and spice on the nose. A satin texture,..
Inky ruby. Highly aromatic scents of ripe cherry and dark berries, singed plum, cured tobacco and succulent herbs, with a vanilla undertone. Sweet, expansive and powerful, offering intense black and blue fruit flavours with smoke and floral accents. Rich and full but surprisingly lively, with excell..
100% Carignan from vineyards that are 80 - 90 years old, organically farmed and hand-harvested.Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels there is an intense aroma of wild berries, bramble, and spices. A truly exceptional wine which is only produced in the best years..