Fruity, not too serious, good for tapas
Muscular and tannic but with a flare of cherry
Refreshing varietal Mencía from old vines, great for tapas
“Citrus and stone fruit—but don’t serve it too young.”
“A lush perfume of jasmine and green flowers, Meyer lemon, lime peel.”
“Bright ruby color with a scent of fresh cherries and spring air…”
Winter’s best red wines wrap their fruit around an earthy core, binding them to the seasonings and simmered savoriness in winter’s comfort foods.
A weekly roundup of wines worth sharing—from Rioja, Chianti Classico, Chianti Rùfina, Loire, and Dry Creek Valley
Albariño and salt are made together, and made for each other.
Zeta Alicante Monastrell2006Current price: about $12 Deep barn red with a slightly purple undercast. The nose is floral and spicy, with pepper and sage…
Celler de Capçanes Mas Donís Barrica Old Vines2007Current price: about $10 A bright, juicy rose-purple, the wine gives up a subtle but still earthy…
Buil and GinéToro DO2004Price: $24 The Toro Denominación de Origen is located along Spain's Duero river valley, where the stony soils and relatively high…