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 […]