Matilda Nieves Mencia 2020

Tasting Note: 85% Mencia, 8% Garnacha, 7% Sousón. Anyone who has ever seen photographs of the steep slopes of Ribeira Sacra will wonder how it is possible to produce a wine like this in our Value category – but here it is, dark, fresh and thrillingly aromatic from first sniff to last swallow. This limpid, […]

Pujanza Norte 2018

The vines are still comparatively young at 19 years’ old, but Norte, located at 730 metres on the slopes of the Sierra de Cantabria, is one of Rioja’s greatest parcels. Influenced by the presence of limestone close to the surface, this is a thrilling Tempranillo that’s taut, chalky and chiselled with serious, ageworthy tannins, sappy […]