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Castillo Ygay – Legendary Red Rioja + Rare & Epic Current Release White Rioja from 1986 Vintage

Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial (Rioja 2007) Price: $75/Bottle Stop by this Saturday to taste one of the world’s great wines and enjoy serious discount prices. A checklist of the great wineries of Rioja will always include the historic…

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Posted on 2017.10.19 in Rioja DOC, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

A Tale of Two Rioja – Modern and Classic

The Modern Artuke “Pies Negros” (Rioja, 2011) ~$21/bottle With less than 55 acres of vineyards, Artuke Bodegas y Viñedos is most certainly a family affair. Artuke is the contraction of the names of…

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Posted on 2015.12.14 in Priorat DOQ, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Cigales – The Other Great Spanish Tempranillo

César Príncipe (Cigales, 2009) ~$49/bottle 13 Cántaros Nicolás (Cigales, 2013) ~$14/bottle Although the Old Castile region of northwestern Spain is a hot and arid landscape that favors big and beefy red wines, historically Cigales has been known for their excellent-quality…

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Posted on 2015.10.15 in Cigales, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Meet the Winemaker of Almaroja

$19.99 Almaroja “Pirita” White (Arribes, 2012) $29 Almaroja “Pirita” Red (Arribes, 2011) When winemaker and Englishwoman Charlotte Allen first beheld the western Spanish landscape of Las Arribes del Duero, on the border with Portugal, she was “overwhelmed by the savage beauty of…

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Posted on 2015.07.23 in Arribes, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

A New Look at Rioja

~$14 Artuke (Rioja 2013) ~$21 Artuke “Pies Negros” (Rioja 2011) Join us this Saturday to sample two singular red wines from a rising star in Rioja, Spain’s most well known winemaking region. Both wines fit for upcoming 4th of July holiday…

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Posted on 2015.06.24 in Rioja DOC, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Rosé Season is Here

Clarete de Luna Rosé (Cigales 2014) Price: $15.99/bottle What better way to celebrate the arrival of warm weather than a cool glass of rosé? The new vintage of one of our favorite pink wines is back in stock and might…

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Posted on 2015.04.22 in Cigales, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Catalan. Kosher. Rosé.

September 15-21, 2014 2013 Capçanes Peraj Petita Rosat Montsant Price: $25/bottle The vineyards of Montsant extend along the mountainsides of Serra de Montsant among olive groves, forests and rocky outcrops and almost completely surround the more famous Priorat. Many…

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Posted on 2014.09.14 in Montsant, Spain DO, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 

Rioja for Your Backyard BBQ

August 25-31, 2014 2012 Artuke Maceración Carbónica Price: $18.99/Bottle 2012 Vintage SOLD OUT, 2013 Vintage in stock What is classic red Rioja wine? Is it the the Gran Reservas aged for years before bottling and full of dark, raisin-like fruit…

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Posted on 2014.08.24 in Rioja DOC, Spain DO, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 

Saturday Sips: Modern Day Classic

2005 Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial Price: $85/Bottle Modern Rioja’s story begins around 1850 when landowner Luciano (eventually the Marqués de) Murrieta, who had studied winemaking in Bordeaux, rented a Bodega in the town of Logroño…

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Posted on 2014.08.01 in Rioja DOC, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

We’ve Provided the Red & White for your 4th of July – You Provide the Blue

13 Cántaros Nicolás 2010, Price: $15.99/bottle Ca N’Estruc 2011, Price: $12.99/bottle) This time of year parties tend to start early and last long after the sun has gone orange behind the trees. Firing up the outdoor grill is all but…

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Posted on 2013.07.01 in Catalunya, Cigales, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 


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