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- It’s all thanks to Angel funding that David was able to begin his solo winemaking adventure and he couldn’t be more grateful! Crowned Spanish Winemaker of the Year in 2015 and 2017, it’s obvious this guy means business and he pours all his experience and passion into every wine he makes.
- Sourcing the perfect Monastrell grapes for his brand new La Nymphina was David’s main focus and he found them on 40 year old vines situated high up where the hot days and cool nights give grapes longer to ripen.
- It’s a rich, juicy red with a luscious lick of spice thanks to 6 months spent in French oak barrels. In David’s own words, ‘whether for everyday dining or dinner parties with wine savvy friends, La Nymphina Monastrell will deliver and not disappoint’. We couldn’t agree more!
In August 2018 Angels voted for Charles and Ruth Simpson to make a richer, more refined style of Grenache using 65 year-old vines from their Languedoc vineyards.
The low-cropping old vines “from two of the most coveted vineyard blocks on the domaine” delivered super-concentrated fruit, and the resulting wine was packed with rich red fruit flavours and delicious herbal notes from the wild thyme, rosemary and lavender growing in the vineyards. No wonder it sold out.
- Now they’ve taken it up a notch, adding extra power and punch to the new vintage, taking it into proper Châteauneuf territory - 25% of this vintage went into expensive French oak Taransaud barrels. That has provided some additional complexity to the wine.
- Charles and Ruth also used a greater proportion of whole bunches in the blend, and kept the wine on skins for longer, extracting more soft, ripe tannins. Finally 2019 was a riper vintage and the resulting wine is bigger, juicier, and more concentrated than its elegant and softer cousin of 2018.
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- This is quite possibly the tastiest Rioja you'll ever find. Why? Because Carlos is in the unique position of being able to buy the best grapes the region has to offer.
- What you probably don't know is, to make Rioja Reserva only the very last squeeze of juice is used. The result is 100% flavour.
- Rich, smooth and creamy. Drinking this is like putting on a set of silk pyjamas.
Before we discovered him, Dom spent 20 years making legendary wines for prestigious labels around the world. Now thanks to your funding and his contacts, he’s able to return to those special vineyards to make his own unique wines.
Made from ancient Nero D’Avola vines in Sicily’s volcanic soils. The grapes are hand picked in tiny volumes then aged in plush French oak barrels for over a year.
Dom’s inky deep Terra Nera is bursting with spicy dark fruits, peppery notes and a long, lingering finish. A unique wine, hard to find anywhere.
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Luca’s ruby red blend of Carignan and Grenache comes from gnarly 80-year old vines in the rolling hills of the Maule Valley.
Luca aims to produce wines that are as natural as possible, that really express the grapes and the place they were grown.
Light, fruity with heaps of character. Fans of Pinot Noir and Beaujolais look no further, this one is for you!
- When Leicester girl Katie Jones went to France on holiday 20 years ago and ended up working in a wine co-operative, she had no idea it would be the start of a marriage made in heaven. Katie married the love of her life, local winemaker Jean-Marc.
- Me & Monsieur Jones is the fruit of Katie’s and Jean-Marc’s marriage – a delicious blend of Grenache grapes from his vineyard and Syrah from hers.
- This fruit-packed, lightly-spiced bundle of red loveliness is a super versatile wine, coping with any from sizzling bangers to big plates of pasta and salads.
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Tom's on a mission to make you fall in love with a different side of Rioja. And he's pulled out all the stops for his brand-new Vendimia Seleccionada.
Tom sourced Tempranillo from a high altitude grown old vines, but what makes this Rioja so special is a big dollop of Graciano, a traditionally grown grape in Rioja which is now hard to come by. The addition of Graciano makes all the difference - bringing complexity and freshness
Because of the high altitude of the vineyard, this wine is very fresh and fruty on the nose: notes of raspberry, strawberry from Tempranillo. The Graciano brings notes of blackcurrant with a balsamic, spicy touch. On the palate its very juicy and vibrant. The oak is very well balanced and integrated, nice texture and long finish. Yum.
- When Mauricio hinted he might have access to some super special Petit Verdot grapes from the Uco Valley, we had to jump at the chance.
- Hand-harvested and specially selected for Angels, this wine has been made with all of Mauricio's talent and finesse.
- Deep violet-red in the glass and bursting full of blackberries, blueberries and violets, with just a dash of cocoa. Delicious.