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Adegas Gran Vinum reacted by adding new vineyard plots on steep, sandy, south-facing slopes, near the ocean which minimized temperature swings and extended maturation times giving more spice, saline and fruity varietal character to the wines. Soils in the vineyards are enriched in the traditional manner by digging in shells of local mollusks. Albariño is the local grape and is known for its ability to ripen in this cool corner of Spain. In addition, it maintains its natural acidity well leading to fresh, balanced wines. 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Grapes of Spain Tasting

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Maria Casanovas Brut de Bruts NV $20.00

90 points, Wine & Spirits Magazine 

Maria Casanovas was a pioneering female winemaker in Catalonia in the late 1800s. The current winery’s owners are her descendants and have named the winery after their historic ancestor. They are committed to producing the highest quality sparkling wines using traditional second fermentation in bottle, skillful blending, extended aging and no dosage (bone dry wines). They farm 9 hectares organically composed of both traditional varieties such as Xarel•lo and Parellada as well as Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.  

Adegas Gran Vinum Seleccion Especial Albarino 2017 $28.00

 93 points, Wine Enthusiast 

 Adegas Gran Vinum is a family winery owned by Enrique Pineiro. In 1998 the Val do Salnes subregion was added to D.O. Rias Baixas spurring a renewed focus on quality wines. Adegas Gran Vinum reacted by adding new vineyard plots on steep, sandy, south-facing slopes, near the ocean which minimized temperature swings and extended maturation times giving more spice, saline and fruity varietal character to the wines. Soils in the vineyards are enriched in the traditional manner by digging in shells of local mollusks. Albariño is the local grape and is known for its ability to ripen in this cool corner of Spain. In addition, it maintains its natural acidity well leading to fresh, balanced wines. Adegas Gran Vinum uses different rootstocks on free-draining slopes as opposed to slightly more fertile plots to assure even ripening.

Arrocal Selecccion 2011 $40.00

Angel de Arrocal 2011 $52.00

94 points, Wine Enthusiast 

 Located in Gumiel de Mercado a small village in the western portion of the Ribera del Duero D.O., the winery produced its first wine in 2001. The vineyards were planted by the owners and a new winery was built and utilized for the 2005 vintage. The young estate vines are trained espalier in a Smart system and are drip irrigated. With the completion of the new winery, all movement of wine through the winery takes place by gravity to minimize rough handling and to help obtain a wine with a silky mouthfeel. Fruit expression is maximized through temperature controlled fermentations, excluding extended maceration and gentle pressing in low capacity basket presses.

Astrales 2014 $50.00

93 points, The Wine Enthusiast 

Astrales Christina 2014 $69.00

 93 points, The Wine Advocate 

Bodegas Los Astrales began work at the end of 2000 by the hands of the Romera de la Cruz family – a family with 3 generations of wine growers – who were grape suppliers for other wineries but now they bottle their own production with Eduardo Garcia as Technical Director. Eduardo is the enologist at Mauro, Maurodos (family estates) and partner at Leda and the Paixar. After he finished his studies in Bordeaux, he trained at Cos D’Estournel, Hubert Lignier and Ridge.

Prima 2014 $20.00

Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos owns 55 hectares in the villages of Villaester and San Roman de Hornija, planted mainly with Tinta de Toro, the local clone of Tempranillo. It has adapted to the local climate by growing smaller berries which in turn lead to deeper color and more intense aroma and structure than typical of Tempranillo. It is possible to separate two different soil areas, in Villaester the soil has sand and clay with some gravels, while in San Roman the soil is more stony. Grapes mature sooner in San Roman than Villaester.  

San Roman 2014 $47.00

94 points, Wine Spectator

Cartago 2013 $160.00

Bodegas y 

Vinedos Maurodos was founded by Mariano Garcia in 1997 and owns 100 hectares in the villages of Villaester, San Roman de Hornija and Morales, planted mainly with Tinta de Toro, the local clone of Tempranillo. In recent years the winemaking team has, under Eduardo Garcia’s (Mariano’s son) direction, been producing wines in a fresher style, harvested at the optimum moment to balance freshness and richness. This leads off with intense attention to farming exceptional grapes using organic methods and some biodynamic concepts and practices. 


 

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