Light gold with plenty of bubbles, this wine has aromas of apples and pears with pleasant floral notes. Crisp and light-bodied on the palate, stone fruit flavors are accompanied by a mild minerality and balanced acidity. A delicious sparkler for a great price! Winemaking Details: Natural Yeast Fermentation,
A bargain juicy red that flies off the shelf. Old vines Garnacha grown in chalky soils, close to the Priorat region in Aragon. Full-bodied with plenty of black and red fruits, hints of spice too. Winemaking Details: Fermented and Aged in Tank
Bodegas Fariña is considered by many to be the best winery in the area of Toro. Established back in 1942, the winery is known mostly for their Tinto de Toro (Tempranillo), but this fun white wine should not take a back seat. Made from old vines from a single vineyard, this aromatic and juicy wine is full of fresh peach, zesty lime, and a clean minerality that will have you reaching for more.
Monastrell made in 80 year old Conofors (think dairy tanks but made of American Oak), this wine is filtered by gravity and, following tradition, is made in a slighty oxidative style which gives the wine its very unique character. This young wine is full body with lots of complexity but it is super easy to drink. The palate is full of wild strawberries and raspberries with a hint of spice and pepper.
Goes With: braised short ribs, roast chicken, any earthy mushroom dish
Farming Details: Organic
Masia de Bielsa is a small facility making great wines at even better prices. All the vineyards are 45 years or older and are farmed organically. This wine is made from 100% Old Vine Garnacha grown in Galet soils. Bursting with red fruits and strawberry, it shows great purity with lots of spice and minerals. Winemaking Details: Unfiltered
A nice blend of grapes, each fermented individually, makes this a very approachable, enjoyable value that goes with a wide variety of dishes. It has nice fruit up front, and plenty of acid to carry it through to a pleasing finish. Made from organic grapes and with natural yeast, this is a great everyday wine that you can enjoy anytime.
Medium bodied white wine made by this family bodega. The wines are made with carefully selected grapes from their vineyards located in Rioja Alta. Bright aromas of citrus, pear and quince are mirrored on the palate followed by crisp refreshing acidity.
Hermanos Pecina is located in the heart of Rioja Alta in the Sonsierra Riojana. Expert viticulturist Pedro Pecina, who managed the vineyards of Rioja Alta for nearly 20 years, is the owner of these 50 hectares of vines that average 30 years of age. All grapes are hand-harvested in 15 kilo baskets to ensure delicate treatment of the fruit.
With 60% of their vineyards over 100 years old, Roquesán may be the best value in the store. This 100% Tempranillo is grown in sandy with alluvial stone soil at 2,788 feet. The free run juice ferments in cement tanks with 10 days of maceration. The wine then ages for 6 months before spending another 10 month in bottle before release. This is balanced, fruit forward tempernillo without the weight of excess oak that plagues this region. Dark fruit, firm tannins, nicely balanced by just enough acidity to make you want to refill your glass.
Farming Details: Sustainable
It's difficult to find a mencia so good at this price point. From the northwestern region of Castilla y Leon in Spain, this wine is deep marron in color with a bit of transparency. Concentrated black fruits, mint and wild sage dominate, with a clean minerality and refreshing acidity. This wine is great in the summer with a slight chill or in the winter to pair with heavier meals.