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Castell D'encus Quest 2013 750ml

Rated 94 - Cooler than the previous to vintages I tasted last year the 2013 Quest is a Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit...
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Castell D'encus Thalarn 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - One of the most expressive Syrahs from Spain, the 2013 Thalarn carries the name of the village where the winery is located. It was...
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Llopart Cava Brut Rose Reserva 2013 375ml

Rated 90 - Vivid pink. Spicy and focused on the nose, displaying intense red berry, orange zest scents and a suave floral overtone. Raspberry and...
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Marques De Gelida Rose Brut Reserva 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - Light orange-pink. Vibrant, mineral-tinged raspberry, red currant and white flowers on the nose, along with a hint of smoky minerality....
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Terroir Al Limit Dits Del Terra 2013 750ml

Rated 94 - Brilliant red. Heady, mineral-accented black raspberry and cherry scents are complicated by Asian spices and lavender. Palate-staining,...
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Terroir Al Limit L'arbossar 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - Bright red. Powerfully scented, evoking an array of fresh red fruits, flowers and spices, with a minerally nuance building in the glass....
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Terroir Al Limit Les Manyes 2013 750ml

Rated 95 - Vivid ruby. Sexy, highly fragrant red and dark berry compote aromas are complemented by an intense floral element and hints of Asian...

2013 Cataluna Spain

The beautiful Spanish wine region of Catalunya has a history of viticulture which stretches back for over a thousand years, and has been influenced by a wide range of people who moved through the region, and brought their wine making skills and expertise with them. The region itself is a sizeable one, covering an area of sixty thousand hectares, and within this space there resides over two hundred individual wineries, ranging from small, independent and traditional ones to the larger, mass production bodegas known around the world. The terroir of Catalunya is varied, and ranges from being dry and arid, to more lush and green in the wetter parts of the region which are closer to the coast. This variation in terroir results in a fantastic range of grape varietals being grown, and a wide range of wine styles are produced within Catalunya.

Ever since the Phoenicians and Romans brought their knowledge of vine cultivation to Spanish soils, the country's culture has grown alongside wine production, with wine being a vital part of Spanish identity and Spanish traditions. Each region of Spain has a wine quite distinct from the others, and it is produced by smallholders and families as much as it is by large companies and established wineries. From the relatively mild and lush regions of La Rioja to the arid plateaus that surround Madrid, grapes are grown in abundance for the now booming Spanish wine industry, and new laws and regulations have recently been put in place to keep the country's standards high. By combining traditional practices with modern technology, Spanish wineries are continuing to produce distinctive wines of great character, flavor and aroma, with the focus shifting in recent decades to quality over quantity.