New Wines at Decántalo for April 2016!

April is here, bringing with is good weather, spring, the trees are beginning to Bloom and most importanty of course, new wines at Decántalo! We wines ranging from Rias Baixes to Priorat, Rioja and through to Almansa. A floral month, expect some floral wines! Juan Gil 4 meses. From the historic Juan Gil winery, founded in 1916 in the D.O Jumilla. The region is home to a very dry and hot climate that experiences very little rainfall during the year. An expressive wine, with character, that really expresses the best that the Monastrell grape variety has to offer. A nice little wine from a big family, the Juan Gil family.


Cune Crianza. Aged for 12 months in American oak barrels for this classic Rioja, a true reflection of the wines produced in the region. This wine is a blend of Mazuela, Grenache and Tempranillo, although the latter variety dominates. Bodegas Cune derives from the historic Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España, which was founded back in 1879 in the town of Haro, which has the town with the highest concentration of wineries in the world.

Martín Códax Albariño. A single variety Albariño, the iconic variety of the DO Rías Baixes. Owes its name to a Galician troubadour whose poems were written between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Premiado en varios certámenes, este vino comenzó a elaborarse en 1986. Un blanco fresco y equilibrado, con un agradable carácter cítrico. This wine was first produced in 1986, and has since been awarded in several competitions. A fresh and balanced white with a pleasant citrus character.

Romanic. A red from D.O Toro made exclusively with Tinta de Toro grapes, the name given to Tempranillo in the area. The wine was born between the municipalities of Valdefinjas y Toro, in the province of Zamora. This wine is produced by the Teso La Monja winery, which needs no introduction. The winery also produces wines such as Alabaster and Teso La Monja, which are undoubtedly some of Spain’s best wines.

Acústic Blanc. Conceived and produced by Albert Jané, this white wine from the D.O Monstant also has a red wine counterpart. This wine is a blend of 4 different grapes varieties: Garnacha Blanca, Macabeo, Garnacha Roja and the native Pansal variety, from vines that are between 40 and 80 years old. Fermentation is carried out in French oak barrels for 3 months. Intense with a long finish, this wine is well balanced with a good acidity.

Marqués de Murrieta Capellanía. A white wine from the Marqués de Murrieta winery, a historic winery in La Rioja, located in Logroño founded back in 1852. This single variety wine is made with Viura grapes that rest for 17 months in new French oak barrels. A good body, this wine is intense and balanced with a large finish.

Viña Tondonia Reserva Blanco. Another white wine from La Rioja. This is an expectional and unique white, that is aged for 6 years in Bordeaux oak barrels. This wine is produced by the renowned Viña Tondonia winery, the oldest in Haro and third oldest in La Rioja. The winery even houses its own cooperage.

Viña Tondonia Reserva. Like its white counterpart, this wine too is aged for 6 years in the barrel, and is one of the emblematic wines of La Rioja. This wine is a blend of 3 different grape varieties: Mazuela, Graciano and Garnacha. A great entrance, this is wine is ample and flavourful. Smooth tannins, this dry wine with a large finish. A truly great wine.

Alaya Tierra. From the DO Almansa, in the province of Albacete. This wine is aged for 15 months in French and American oak barrels, and is a potent and elegant red, dense with character that truly represents the terroir from where it comes from. Produced by the Atalaya winery, which is part of the Juan Gil family group, a guarantee of quality.

Clos Martinet. This wine comes from the D.O Priorat and is a blend of 4 different grape varieties: Grenache, Cariñena, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. All the grapes are come from vineyards that are home to licorella soils, a slate characteristic of the region. Silky and with great presence of red fruit in the mouth. A masterpiece of the Mas Martinet winery.

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