Tasting notes, Wines of Spain; 8/13/22


2021 Garciarevalo
On Sale for $12.99
Rueda / Castilla y Leon / Spain
85% Verdejo, 15% Viura
The sandy soils of Rueda are the ideal setting forancient Verdejo vines to yield the nectar that is Casamaro. This is house wine defined; crisp, but with texture and length.
2021 Pazo das Bruxas
On Sale for $19.99
Rias Baixas / Galicia / Spain
100% Albarino
Sourced from vineyards near the Atlantic Ocean, the Pazos das Bruxas is a classically styled Albarino with equal portions of sea breeze and tropical fruit characteristics.
2021 Ostatu Rosado
On Sale for $14.99
Alavesa / Rioja / Spain
70% Tempranillo, 27% Garnacha, 3% Viura
Ostatu Rosado is fermented in stainless steel using only native yeasts. This is a modern style of Rioja Rosado with an emphasis on bright fruit and refreshing acid.
2018 Artazu
Pasos de San Martin
San Martin / Navarra / Spain
100% Garnacha
Sourced from vineyards planted at 600 meters elevation, the Pasos San Martin is aged for 12 months in 500L French oak barrels. The wine possesses a pleasing balance of density and energy.  
2020 Mas Doix
Les Crestes
Priorato / Catalunya / Spain
80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 105 Carignan
Sourced from the estate’s younger vines, Les Crestes is intended as a friendly introduction to the slate influenced wines of Mas Doix. Powerful and elegant, Les Crestes is a perfect partner for red meat dishes.
2020 Telmo Rodriguez
LZ Tinto
Alavesa / Rioja / Spain
Primarily Tempranillo with Graciano and Garnacha
A fresh, vibrant style of Rioja aged entirely in cement tanks, the LZ leads with fruit and finishing with welcome spice. The grapes for this bottling are sourced from several small growers in the Alavesa region.