Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bodegas Martinez Lacuesta

Martinez Lacuesta White Martinez Lacuesta Rose Martinez Lacuesta Roble Martinez Lacuesta Red (375 ml) Martinez Lacuesta Crianza (375 ml) Martinez Lacuesta Crianza Martinez Lacuesta Campeador Martinez Lacuesta Reserva Ventilla 71 Reserva Especial Martinez Lacuesta Barrel Fermented White Félix Martínez Lacuesta founded the bodega in 1895, together with his brothers. He was the first president of the National Society of Winemakers and Associated Industries and he directed the La Rioja Wine Syndicate. Winemaker, Politician and Promotor. Félix Martínez Lacuesta (Haro 1873 – 1922) obtained a law doctorate from the University of Madrid. When barely 21 he founded the bodega. Don Félix, lawyer, politician and businessman, a moving force at the turn of the century, was the first president of the National Society of Winemakers and Associated Industries and president of the La Rioja Wine Syndicate. He was president of the Logroño Diputación (Regional Council) from 1913 to 1915 and Civil Governor.
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Bodegas Montevannos

Montevannos Tinto Joven (85% Tempranillo, 15% Merlot) Montevannos Crianza (92% Tinto Fino, 8% Merlot) Montevannos Reserva (89% Tinto Fino, 11% Merlot) Opimius Special Selection (100% Tinto Fino) Bodegas Montevannos was established in the 1987. It is located in Sotillo de la Ribera (Burgos), a rich and generous land on the highest area of Ribera del Duero. Montevannos owns vines of the “Tempranillo” and “Merlot” varieties placed at over 900 metres above sea level, contributing to grant our wines a unique character and a strong personality. The wine age in a American and French oak barrels in the cellars: there they reach the fullness and magnificence of the sought shades, the texture and uniqueness that define our wines. Ageing in bottle enhances the wine like a good restoring sleep. We try our best by carefully blending the old traditional methods with the most state-of.the-art technology, while enjoying the search of new.
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Bodegas Dehesa de los Canonigos

Dehesa de los Canonigos 5G Joven Dehesa de los Canonigos Crianza Dehesa de los Canonigos Reserva Dehesa de los Canonigos Gran Reserva Dehesa de los Canonigos Reserva Especial Origin The religious connotations behind the name come from the bonds between the winery and the clergy. Was the clergy who first owned the estate as it had belonged to the Cathedral Chapter of Valladolid which was comprised of 22 “canónigos” (canons) –the reason for its name- The Winery is located within the municipal area of Pesquera de Duero and its boundaries were described as follows: Cañada del Indio to the east, the estate that once belonged to the monastery of Bernardos de Valbuena to the west. Valdemadera’s area, in the Pesquera municipal area, and the forest to the north and the Duero river to the south. There was a forest in the area that included species such as pine, oak and.
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Bodegas Reyes

TEOFILO REYES CRIANZA (100% TEMPRANILLO) TEOFILO REYES RESERVA (100% TEMPRANILLO) TAMIZ (100% TEMPRANILLO) HISTORY Bodegas Reyes was founded in 1994 by Juan José and Luis, under the technical direction of their father Teófilo Reyes, hoping to give continuity to the experience gained by him for over fifty years. He was the founder oenologist of the first winemaker cooperatives, and creator of some of the wines that have given fame to the Ribera del Duero. In his tribute, the flagship brand of the winery takes his name. With the first harvest, “Teófilo Reyes Crianza 1994”, the winery stood for the firs time a Spanish wine among the world top ten in the tastings of Wine spectator magazine. Since 2000, Juan José is the technical manager and head of oenology. VINEYARDS We grow Sixty hectares of Tempranillo grape in the municipalities of Peñafiel, Manzanillo and Olmos. Part of it is formed on.
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Bodegas Balbas

Balbas Barrica (100% Tinto Fino) Balbas Winery was founded in 1777, the same year that work started on the first underground wine cavern marking over 200 years of tradition and four generations dedicated to the noble art of winemaking in the Ribera del Duero. Over 25 years have gone by since Balbas Winery along with a small group of local wineries created and developed what today we know as the Denomination of Origin of The Ribera del Duero. From this moment we have tried and managed to achieve a blend of 200 years of tradition with modern and advanced technology in the elaboration of our wines illustrating the powerful elegant characteristics of our terroir and demonstrating the skills of the great wineries of the region.   Source: http://www.balbas.es/en/historia.html.
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Bodegas Estefania

Tilenus (100% Godello) Ribera del Ulver (100% Mencia) Ribera del Ulver Crianza (100% Mencia) Among small villages sprinkled with slate roofs, some pilgrim route to Santiago discovers a secret that awaits eager to be revealed: A landscape where no time passes. Little vineyards on a of quiet and spiritual beauty. The vines here are older than us, so we should be quiet and listen in silence what they whisper. We are entering into the vineyards of Bierzo region, its grape: the Mencia. The project was based on the restoration of an old dairy in the village of Dehesas in Ponferrada. The remodeling the building tried to combine the stone and slate of Bierzo area with wood, to be in line with traditional architecture in the area. The project’s objective was to give the winemaker all the necessary equipment to make wine in the most pure. Each step of the process.
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Bodegas Frutos Villar

Calderona Crianza Calderona Joven Abadia Real Red Abadia Real White Señorio de Balboa The beginning of the professional involvement of the Frutos Villar family in the wine market is to be traced back to the dawning of this century, when on a purely local basis we bought up and sold wine from the region of Toro. Well before the officially demarcated wine regions of Spain, the so-called “Denominaciones de Origen” or “DOs”, came into being, we set up our first winery at Toro in 1920. True to our ideal of renewal and progress, in 1960 we established our second winery in Cigales. Upon the consolidation of the demarcated regions, in 1988 the Frutos Villar family purchased Bodegas Santa Eulalia, a winery belonging to the Ribera del Duero region. At Bodegas Frutos Villar, whilst continuing to make great wines at those of our own vineyards not belonging to any “Denominación de.
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Bodegas Avelino Vegas

Casa de la Vega Rueda Superior 2013 (100% Verdejo) Montespina Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (100% Sauvignon Blanc) Founded in 1950, Bodegas Avelino Vegas produced its first Verdejo wine in 1964. By 1982 they were granted registration in the Rueda D.O. Certification in Ribera del Duero followed in 1983. By 1999, Avelino Vegas wines were being exported abroad for the first time. For an introduction to the winery and its philosophy, as well as some nice views of the land surrounding it, please see the video below. The video is in Spanish but includes English subtitles.   More info: http://avelinovegas.com  .
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Bodegas Talai Berri

OREKA (100% HONDARRIBI ZURI) TXAKOLI TALAI BERRI (90% HONDARRIBI ZURI, 10% HONDARRIBI BELTZA) OVERVIEW The Talai-Berri winery is located at Zarautz, one of the towns belonging to “Getariako Txakolina” Guarantee of Origin. Built in 1992, the winery lays on the sunniest slopes of Mount Talai Mendi, surrounded by 12 ha of vineyards. Bixente Eizagirre Aginaga represents the fourth dynasty generation, and his daughters, Itziar and Onditz, the fifth generation making Txakoli out of their vineyards fruits. The Txakoli elaboration relays on the most advanced techniques focused on quality, using boxes for vintage, selection tables, controlled fermentations… These techniques make possible the production of a young and fruity wine. HISTORY Bixente Eizaguirre, son of family with a great wine-production tradition (five generations) and founder of the Talai Berri winery, already had a vast professional career on the wine-production area. After many efforts for achieving the Guarantee of Origin for a product.
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