10 top Wines for under 10€!

Today we have for you of 10 brilliant red wines. 10 wines all at less than €10.

One of the major strong points in Spanish wine when compared to countries such as France or Italy, is without a doubt the fantastic value for money on quality wines. Because of this, its posible to find really good quality wines, at an accesible price! Here we have a wide range of wines for you from many different Spanish winemaking regions such as Rioja, Toro, Ribera del Duero, Priorat, Montsant and Ribera Sacra, all produced with varying grape varieties. We have it all, from the classic Tempranillos, Tinto Finos from Ribera del Duero, Tinta de Toros from Toro, as well as the lesser-known and upcoming Mencía wines from the north of Spain.

Well, lets begin then! Don’t miss out!

Let’s begin with Cal Pla Negre. This wine is produced by the Celler de Cal Pla winery in the D.O. Priorat. This wine is a blend of two different grape varieties: Garnacha and Cariñena, and aged for 12 months in the barrel. This is an intense wine, complex and well bodied with attractive and toasted aromas, special and delicate roasted notes.


Next up we’re moving from Priorat across to Ribeira Sacra, with our second wine Guímaro. This is an excellent wine produced using artisan techniques by the small winery Bodega Guímaro. This wine is made exclusively with the Mencía grape variety, an up and coming variety within the world of Spanish wine. This is a fresh wine, delicate with hints of red fruits and sweets.

Also made with the Mencía variety is our next wine Gaba do Xil Mencía. This wine, from the D.O Valdeorras, is produced by Telmo Rodríguez. This is a fresh and fruity wines with marvellous mineral notes.

Our fourth recommendation is Finca Resalso. This is a typical wine of the Ribera del Duero, made with Tinto Fino grapes by the Emilio Moro winery. This wine is aged for 4 months in French and American oak barrels, which gives way to a well balanced wine between fruity and woody notes. A great wine at a fantastic wine.

Now from the Ribera del Duero, we move over to the neighbouring región of D.O Toro. Our next wine is Románico, produced by the Teso la Monja winery which is often considered as one of the best wineries in Spain. This wine is made exclusively with Tinta de Toro grapes and aged for 6 months in French oak barrels. An intense and well bodied wine, but elegant at the same time.

Also from the D.O Toro we have Terra d’Uró Finca la Rana. This wine is too made exclusively with Tinta de Toro grapes, like many of the best wines from this región, and is cultivated and produced following the princeples of organic agriculture. This wine is aged for 8 months in French Oak barrels and is a potent, flavourful and meaty wine, with a long and persistant finish.

Now we couldn’t go through the list and not mention the most well-known region in Spain, the infamous La Rioja. From here we have the Sierra Cantabria Crianza, a single variety red made with Tempranillo grapes, a classic variety of La Rioja. This wine is aged for 14 months in French and American oak barrels. The impecable work by the Sierra Cantabria winery gives way to a light, flavourful and well balanced wine.

Remaining in the D.O Rioja region we have our next wine Finca la Emperatriz Crianza. This wine is too made with Tempranillo grapes, with a small presence of Viura and Garnacha. This wine is aged for 14 months in French and American oak barrels, before resting and refining for another 12 months in the bottle. The result, a profound yet refined wine with a pleasent mineral backdrop. The 2011 vintage of this wine scored a highly impressive 91 points on the Parker Scale, together with its brilliant price and made this one of our best sellers!


Now from the lesser-known region of D.O Alicante, our penultimate wine if Tarima Hill. This wine is made exclusively with Monastrell grapes taken from vines that are between 40 and 75 years old. Warm, powerful, flavourful, fleshy, full-bodied, this wine scored an impressive 91 points Parker points for its 2012 vintage.

Now the final wine on our list is the l’Efecte Volador. This wine is produced in the D.O Montsant by Josep Gau Viticultor. l’Efecte Volador is a blend of 3 different grape varieties: Garnacha, Samsó and Syrah, taken from old vines dating between 30 and 80 years. This wine is warm, potent and very flavourful.

 

 

 

 

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