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Teso La Monja Almirez 2014 750ml

Rated 92 - More expensive is their 2014 Almirez, which spends much longer time in oak and comes from vines 15-65 years old in slightly higher...
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Teso La Monja Romanico 2014 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2014 Romanico is the better value of the two, with fabulous, dense blackberry and cassis fruit, with licorice, camphor and forest...
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Teso La Monja Victorino 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - Inky purple. Explosive black and blue fruit preserves, incense and vanilla on the nose, plus suggestions of smoky minerals, licorice and...
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Tinto Figuero 12 Meses En Barrica 2011 750ml

Rated 90 - The 2011 Tinto Figuero 12 Tempranillo feels ripe and aromatic, quite expressive, with aromas of violets, peaches and blueberries, with a...
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Tinto Figuero 15 Meses En Barrica 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - I liked the 2010 Tinto Figuero 15 Tempranillo more than I liked the 2009, as the balance of the vintage helped the wine to stand to the...
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Triton Tinta De Toro 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - A more substantial and intense wine is the 2014 Triton Tinta de Toro. This is from a fabulous appellation in Spain, which deserves more...
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Triton Tinta De Toro 2015 750ml

Rated 94 -  The 2015 Triton Tinta De Toro is a stunning wine from this relatively modest appellation and vineyard owned by Jorge...
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Veronica Ortega Roc 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - I was really looking forward to tasting the 2013 ROC, a wine that had shown quite differently in its four vintages. It's a pure Mencía...

Castilla Y Leon Spain

The ancient, arid and beautiful region of Castilla y Leon is the largest in Spain, and amongst the largest single 'regions' in any country of Europe. It has been famed throughout the centuries for its architecture, its people, its art and literature, and not least for its characterful and flavorful wines, which capture the beating heart and passion of Spain and Spanish culture. Castilla y Leon is essentially a vast plateau, and is extremely dry, with a poor soil structure which one might think would make viticulture difficult, if not impossible. However, Castilla y Leon has plenty of native grape varietals which are able to stretch their roots deep underground, to tap into the moisture and minerals which can be found there.

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.