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Manga del Brujo 2015
If you love Châteauneuf-du-Pape, head to Spain’s Calatayud, where you’ll also find rich reds starring Grenache (aka Garnacha). The critics are regularly blown away by this ancient-vine gem from Master of Wine Norrel Robertson – and you will be too.
Pagos de Tahola Rioja Reserva 2012
Rioja is Spain’s fine wine capital and patiently aged Reservas are the region’s specialty. Crafted from her family’s prized 60-year-old vines and carefully aged in barrel and bottle, Ruth Chavarri’s plush Reserva is a mellow, red-fruited treat.
Pirineos Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Spain’s high-altitude Somontano produces wines that are “among the most consistent and best value in Spain,” says famed wine writer Hugh Johnson. This barrel-aged Cabernet – with its shiny international gold medal – is a perfect taste.
Diego de Almagro Reserva 2014
Spain’s specialty is perfectly mature, smooth-as-silk reds … like this gorgeous Reserva from the sought after Félix Solís estate. It’s a barrel-aged Tempranillo that brims with vibrant, red-berry flavor, plus vanilla and toasty spice.
Altos de la Guardia Reserva Rioja 2015
From one of Rioja’s most exciting cellars and the premium Alavesa district comes this barrel-aged, old-vine Tempranillo. Every release, it wins trophies, 90+ points, and golds galore – and the stunning 2015 edition continues the tradition.
Viña Izadi Crianza 2016
From Rioja’s premium Alavesa sub-region and Viña Izadi (a former Wine & Spirits ‘Top 100 Winery’) comes this highly awarded star. Made with grapes from 50-year-old vines and barrel aged for 14 months, it ripples with ripe red fruit and spice.
Ermita de San Lorenzo Gran Selección 2012
This perfectly mature ‘Gran Selección’ stunner (which boasts two gold medals – so far!) comes from the renowned Bodegas Ruberte and their gnarled, old Garnacha and Cabernet vines. Big on dark fruit flavor, long on smooth, seductive oak notes.
Manga del Brujo Magnum 2014
If you love Châteauneuf-du-Pape, head to Spain’s Calatayud, where you’ll also find rich reds starring Grenache (aka Garnacha). The critics are regularly blown away by this ancient-vine gem (now available in 1.5-liter magnum). And you will be too.
Altos de la Guardia Crianza Rioja 2016
Hailing from renowned winemaker Jean-Marc Sauboua, this 91-point, internationally acclaimed Rioja was aged for 14 months in fine French oak barrels. Brimming with ripe dark fruit and floral/spice characters, it’s perfect for grilled lamb.