A nice, full nose with the old Manzanilla coming through. Sandy beach, hints of seaweed. Also a darker side, with hazelnuts and walnut husks, black sesame and hints of figs in the background. Top notes of orange peel. Very umami, with an above-average oxidative character for an Amontillado.On t..
A round yet fresh nose with Bramley apple and plenty of dried kelp and flor. It shows a little more buttery notes, almonds and even vanilla roundness than you’d expect. I’m sure other bodegas would already call it a Manzanilla Pasada, but here it is younger than La Kika of course.On the palate, it's..
This first Andalusian Brut made from Palomino Fino and Chardonnay grapes has been produced using the traditional method that includes a second fermentation in the bottle. It is Bodegas Barbadillo’s most innovative offering and one we loveGiven its low sugar content it is considered as a Brut and it ..
Made from century old vineyards in the commune of Nava del Rey, Rueda. These grapes are hand-picked at night to retain the freshness and acidity creating an intense nose with aromas of flowers and stone fruits. On the palate the wine is rich with great structure and balanced acidity...
Move over Cava - Corpinnat is in town! Corpinnat is a great sparkling wine made in the heart of Penedes (just south of Barcelona) from 100% organic grapes, harvested by hand and vinified entirely on the premises of the winery.With aromas of jasmine, white flowers, green apples and citrus fruit, a ve..
From the Catalan region of Conca de Barbera. A vibrant red/purple colour with wonderful aromas of ripe red fruits. The grapes are fermanted in steel tanks and then after a short maceration period of no more than 2 weeks this wine is aged for 12 months in oak barrels. This helps to leave a creamy, wa..
This really is a very good Pinot. From limestone soils that give the wine character and up to 12 months aged in oak barrels, there are hints of plum jam on the nose and palate along with lovely sublte and soft tannins. There are mineral notes on the palate too and some sweet spice. Very mediterranea..
This little known Spanish variatal has a big future ahead of it. Often found in Cava Rose blends but on its own Trepat produces fresh, medium bodied wines with wonderful acidity. After a very careful manual harvest the grapes are fermented in stanless steel tanks before being tranferres to oak barre..