Castillo De Viñas

Bodegas Anadas Care

Viñas Viejas Garnacha Nativa 2017

Ted
9.0

Like having a piece of chocolate. Nice and easy with the Commodores playing in the background. Uncomplicated but yummy. — 14 days ago

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Castillo Clavijo

Reserva Rioja Tempranillo Blend 2014

Deep ruby hue. Aromas and flavors of blackberry, cherry, earthy, eucalyptus, licorice, plum, and violet. Medium-plus body, with full, grainy tannins and medium-plus acidity. Engaging nose, smooth palate, long finish. A solid, well-made Rioja that's drinking beautifully now. Blend of Tempranillo (95%) and Graciano (5%). — 16 days ago

Artadi

Viñas de Gain Selección de Añada Rioja Tempranillo 2002

Just needed a couple decades to come to life👍🏼
K&L notes

The Artadi Estate was created in 1985 by the dynamic, visionary winemaker, Juan Carlos Lopez de la Calle. His objective was to seek and nurture the concept that Tempranillo , when cultivated at high altitude, low-cropped and from old vines, produces extraordinarily rich, deep colored, and profound wines. This, coupled with specific barrel treatment (with minor oak American oak influences) produces one of Rioja's most exciting new wines. Artadi is about purity of extracted fruit with almost Burgundian textures: sheer power, complexity and startling finesse. The results have been astounding! These are some of the most exciting of Rioja's new-wave wines.
— 20 days ago

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No protein here?
Paul T- Huntington Beach

Paul T- Huntington Beach

Leftover protein was on the side.🥩

Bodegas Paniza

Viñas de Paniza Chardonnay 2018

Perfect for a glass after a long day. Refreshingly crisp, slightly acidic, some peachy undertones. — 5 days ago

Cooperativa Virgen de las Viñas

Reserva Tomillar Cabernet Sauvignon-Tempranillo Blend 2016

Medium purple color. Aromas of black licorice, Anaheim pepper skin and balsamic. Strong balsamic flavors, coffee, vegetables and black tea finish.
80%- Cab
20%- Tempranillo
— a day ago

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Lagarde

Primeras Viñas Malbec

Got this wine in Buenos Aires in 2018. It’s smooth and velvety. I paired it with lamb - perfect! — 16 days ago

Castillo de Monseran

Cariñena Garnacha 2018

Wow!!! This is really nice for the extravagant price of $12. Very berry!!! Dark fruit...cherry and blackberry with licorice and leather. Smooth and tasty. — 20 days ago

Suertes del Marqués

Vidonia Viñas Viejas Valle de la Orotava Listan Blanco 2012

Served double blind, the color was a brilliant, deep gold color and the bouquet was a touch wild with dried stone fruits and toasted almonds. On the palate, this came across quite fresh…and tropical! The predominate fruit character reminded me of dragon fruit a touch of lemon and an undeniable maritime influence in the form of ocean spray. The finish is bone dry and there is generous acidity. I actually found this to be even somewhat tannic? I figured there was a non-interventionalist approach to the winemaking. Regardless, I loved whatever this was despite really struggling to place it. Clearly, this was made in a more oxidative style but it didn’t really strike me as a Rioja. When this was revealed, I got really excited. I had never tried one of Luis Seabra’s wines before and now everything made sense. What a treat. Need more of this in my life! 100% Listán Blanco from vines over a century old. — 16 days ago

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I think this wine comes from Tenerife in the Canary Islands.
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@Bob McDonald you’re absolutely right! That’s what excited me. But now looking back, I wasn’t very clear I guess.
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@Jay Kline I once bought some Listan Blanco and also some Listan Negro. I found them to be good value and quite mineral seeing as those islands are basically old volcanoes. I hope you enjoy the remainder of your collection.

Dominio del Aguila

Pícaro del Águila Viñas Viejas Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2016

This outstanding clarete by Jorge Monzón of Dominio del Águila has emerged as the benchmark for the revival of Clarete. Sourced from old vineyards in La Aguilera, it is a blend of approximately 35% Tempranillo, 35% Albillo and other red and white grapes such as Bobal, Bruñal, Garnacha and Pirulés, all co-planted and fermented together. Complex, vibrant, just perfect to spend a hot summer afternoon.
— 4 months ago

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Casa Castillo (Julia Roche E Hijos)

Jumilla Monastrell 2016

This a bargain wine for the price. Aromas of blackberry jam, plum, caramelized sweetness, leather, and a dash of pepper. Smooth with nice acidity and texture. Went great with our Paella!!!! — 3 days ago

Joe Fischer

Joe Fischer

This a bargain wine for the price. Aromas of blackberry jam, plum, caramelized sweetness, leather, and a dash of pepper. Smooth with nice acidity and texture. Went great with our Paella!!!!