Hidden Gems : Cune Rioja Reserva

Blend of 85% Tempranillo and 15% Garnacha, this awesome Rioja from Spain, by bodega CVNE, shows a medium body with polished ripe tannins. Nose : Ripe raspberries, plum, vanilla, black cherries, and mushroom. Palate: Fig, raisin, dried blackberry, dried rose, parmesan cheese, cocoa and cedar. It’s not a complex wine but we are sure it […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON TEMPRANILLO

Tempranillo, Spain’s premier grape, is the fourth-most planted variety in the world. It is grown widely throughout the vineyards of northern and central Spain. It is a thick-skinned grape, with medium acidity and smooth tannins. Tempranillo is a hardy, productive, and adaptable vine that likes sandy, chalky, clay or limestone soils. And it needs sufficient […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON GRENACHE

Grenache or Garnacha is one of the most widely planted red wine grape varieties in the world. It ripens late and needs warm or hot climate like that in France and Spain, which are its largest wine producing regions. In Spain, Garnacha is an important blending partner in the wines of Priorat and Rioja. In […]