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Beronia Graciano Rioja 2012 (1x 75cl)

Graciano is relatively scarce in the Rioja region, normally only used in blends with Tempranillo as it is ideal for ageing due to its high levels of acidity. It is an interesting variety which gives a unique aroma that is much more intense than other varieties in Rioja. During alcoholic fermentation great colour extraction takes place. The wine is then aged in new French oak barrels for six months. This wine was bottled in September 2014 and was released to the market after 6 months of sitting in bottle.

Beronia Graciano 2012 shows an intense black cherry colour.  On the nose it has intense aromas of petals and red fruits.  Touches of green pepper blended with dried fruits almonds and walnuts.  On the palate it is fresh and lively with balanced acidity. There are chocolate notes as well as hints of cranberry and cocoa.  This is an elegant, fresh and well structured wine with sweet tannins and a velvety texture.

£15.65

Beronia Rioja Gran Reserva 2009 (1x75cl)

Awarded 91 points and Highly Recommended status by Decanter (www.decanter.com) in their March 2017 edition review of Premium Rioja (see blue link below).

Beronia Gran Reserva 2008 - March 2017 Decanter review

The 2008 harvest was classified by the Rioja Regulatory Council as 'Very Good' as it showed extremely high quality which allowed for the production of exceptional wines (including this one!).

For the production of this Gran Reserva, the best grapes from the oldest vineyards were hand-harvested. Following the harvest, the best bunches were selected in the winery. The grapes then underwent a slow and controlled alcoholic fermentation with periodic pumping over to extract colour and aromas.  Following this, the wine remained in French oak barrels for 26 months.  

Beronia Gran Reserva 2008 shows a powerful and deep maroon colour. On the nose, it is intense and complex with dried fruits (such as dates) standing out over a base of chocolate and sweet spice from the French oak. On the palate this wine is silky and meaty with pleasant tannins, giving structure and complexity.  This wine shows great personality with body, elegance and intense flavours.

This Gran Reserva is best when decanted before serving due to the long time it has spent ageing in the bottle.  It is ideal when served with red meats, game, mature cheeses and also with chocolate desserts.  Drink it now or you can keep this wine until 2024 before opening it.

£19.95

Bodegas Benito Urbina Gran Reserva 1996 (1x 75cl)

Awarded 92 points and Highly Recommended status by Decanter (www.decanter.com) in their March 2017 edition review of premium Riojas (see blue link below).

Bodegas Benito Urbina Gran Reserva 1996 - March 2017 Decanter review

Bodegas Urbina is a winery which has been in the Urbina family for four generations since 1870. The present winery was designed, built and run by the family in 1986 and was created to facilitate producing fine wines.  Urbina has 75 hectares of vineyards located at two main vineyard sites - the first is at Cuzcurrita de Rio Turon, a well-known area for producing Riojas capable of ageing for many years and the others are at Uruñuela, in the heart of the Rioja DOC, which consistently produces wines of great quality and body. The grapes used are from vines aged over 20 years old. The vines are grown in accordance with traditional practices, no herbicides and limited use of pesticides and fungicides. 

The Urbina Gran Reserva is harvested by hand and the skins remain in contact with the must for 28 days.  It is then fermented at a temperature of 28°C using indigenous yeast.  The wine is matured for 24 months in American oak before being bottled and matured for another 48 months before being released for sale.

The Urbina Gran Reserva 1996 has a splendid ripe, complex nose, is reddish-garnet in colour with harmonious and well-balanced oak and fruit tannins.  It also displays intense rich fruit, great finesse and velvet smoothness on the palate.  It goes perfectly with slow roasted lamb shoulder or with game - particularly duck and pheasant.

£21.72

Bodegas Benito Urbina Urbina Seleccion 1999 (1x 75cl)

Seleccion is a blend of 90% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo and 5% Graziano. It is aged for 15 months in American oak casks and is before attaining ‘Reserva’ status. The nose is complex with concentrated aromas of damsons, cooked summer fruit, vanilla and a hint of coffee. On the palate, there are flavours of dried fruit, Christmas cake and fig. With silky tannins and smooth mouthfeel this is a sublime wine.

£16.00

Bodegas Lan Gran Reserva 2007 (1x 75cl)

Garnet with ruby hues. Aromas of ripe red fruits combine with dried fruits and spicy vanilla, cinnamon and liquorice root from extended oak ageing, and leather and cigar box aromas from prolonged bottle ageing. Full bodied and round, it is elegant, balanced and superbly layered on the palate.

£19.85

Bodegas Lan Gran Reserva 2008 (1x75cl)

Garnet with ruby hues. Aromas of ripe red fruits combine with dried fruits and spicy vanilla, cinnamon and liquorice root notes from extended oak ageing. Full bodied and round, it is elegant, balanced and superbly layered on the palate.

£19.85

Bodegas Valsacro Dioro 2004 (1x 75cl)

This wine is made using selected grapes from the old vineyard “Cuesta la Reina” “ on the southern slope of Mount Yerga, a steep hillside. It is an estate of 120 acres that has belonged to and been cultivated by the Escudero family for over 4 generations.The grapes are harvested by hand and the grapes are carried to the winery in boxes.

Fermentation is carried out using indigenous yeasts and the must is macerated for 34 days, breaking the cap on a daily basis. It is then transferred to wooden barrels where malolactic fermentation was allowed to take place. The wine remained in French Allier oak for 17 months and was bottled after a light filtration.

The Bodegas Valsacro Dioro has an intense dark cherry colour.  It's aromas are very expressive and show the wine has maturity with balsamic and mineral notes of leather and a nice vanilla background. It is a flavourful wine with a lot of body and structure as well as ripe and round tannins.  This often leaves you wanting another glass!

The winemaker's slogan is: “wine is to enjoy” - a sentiment with which we wholeheartedly agree!

This wine matches well with full flavoured, rich dishes including roast lamb or pork, game, steaks, stewed meats, aged and blue cheese.

£33.11 £21.00

El Coto Rioja Crianza 2012 (1x1.5L)

Intense ruby red in colour. The nose is fresh and pronounced with excellent fruit concentration. The palate is clean and well balanced, with a core of strawberry fruit combined with subtle vanilla flavours from American oak. The finish is juicy and long.

£16.05

El Coto, Coto de Imaz Rioja Gran Reserva 2010 (1x75cl)

Awarded 92 points and Highly Recommended status by Decanter (www.decanter.com) in their March 2017 edition review of Premium Rioja (see blue link below).

Coto De Imaz Gran Reserva 2010 - March 2017 Decanter review

The Gran Reserva has a brilliant ruby-red colour with tinges of brick red. Mature and elegant, the wine’s rich aromatic complexity is initially subtle, revealing itself more and more as the wine breathes. Toasted oak nuances and coconut give way to notes of leather and damp earth from bottle ageing. On the palate, silky, rounded tannins accompany fresh red berries, dried raisins and spicy notes. This is a complex wine with exceptional concentration and a long finish.

£19.25

El Coto, Coto de Imaz Rioja Reserva (1x1.5L)

Deep ruby red in colour with orange tones. The nose shows a wide range of delicate red fruit accompanied by smoky nuances and hints of vanilla from the new American oak. On the palate, the wine is velvety and round, with smooth tannins and good acidity from the Tempranillo. The finish is soft, balanced and long lasting.

£21.45

El Coto, Coto Real Rioja Reserva 2011 (1x75cl)

Intense deep ruby in colour. On the nose there is an abundance of black and red berry fruits. These are accompanied by rich aromas of figs, liquorice, chocolate, spices and hints of leather. On the palate the body is round, with with firm, ripe tannins. This is a powerful, complex wine with a long finish, carrying through hints of walnuts, pepper and even red meat.

£22.05

Navajas Gran Reserva Tinto 2010 (1x75cl)

It is rounded, silky and broad, but vigorous and robust at the same time. A noteworthy harmony in the mouth, lightly tannic with a tasty finish, leaving a long warm and elegant aftertaste.

£20.60

Orben Rioja 2013 (1x 75cl)

Intense garnet red in colour, this wine has complex perfumes of wild dark fruits with hints of balsamic, light toast and toffee on the nose. It is well structured, fleshy on the palate, with concentrated ripe fruit flavours and a long, smoky finish.
£20.96

Ramon Bilbao Gran Reserva Rioja 2010 (1x 75cl)

Awarded 92 points and Highly Recommended status by Decanter (www.decanter.com) in their March 2017 edition review of Premium Rioja (see blue link below).

Ramon Bilbao Gran Reserva Rioja 2010 - March 2017 Decanter review

£20.16
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