Merchant Picks By Country

Merchant's Pick by country: Spain

  1. Albarino Off The Atlantic, Outstanding!
    March 21, 2019

    A quirky label, yes, but an outstanding Albarino!

    In fact, the 2017 Eladio Pineiro, "Envidia Cocino" may be the best white we have tasted all year.

    In the remote, northwest corner of Spain is Rias Baixas, a small fishing village resting on the jagged inlets of the...

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  2. Once A Year, A Rare Spanish Release!
    February 27, 2019

    In a tiny village on the outskirts of Madrid is a small winery whose wines are in such demand they rarely make it to the United States.

    There, wine bars and restaurants clamor for Camino de Navaherreros, the jewel of Madrid.

    Best In Class!

    Shortly after release, this...

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  3. A Treat For The New Year!
    February 04, 2019

    Don't wait! A new limited release!

    Sorry, we only have a little of the newly released 2016 Clio. Like all releases, we expect this Spanish sizzler to sell out rather quickly.

    Clio, by El Nido, is one of those wines that caught on by wildfire several years ago with its 97-point...

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  4. HOT OFF THE PRESS!
    January 14, 2019

    "Clearly the best Antidoto so far." The Wine Advocate

    A secluded village just above Soria (with a tiny population of 800) is the highest elevation in Ribera del Duero, Spain. There, the sandy soils and cool climate are home to this 93-point Spanish stunner.

    Rare for this...

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  5. Made In Only Outstanding Vintages!
    December 11, 2018

    "This is the most inviting kind of Rioja, melding its oak scents and delicate maturity of fruit into elegance." Wine & Spirit

    Made in only exceptional vintages, the 2009 La Rioja Alta, Gran Reserva 904 spends 3 years in oak and 2 years in bottle before release. It is intentionally...

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