In all the years I’ve been watching Graham Norton I never realised the white wine he guzzles is actually his own blend. The privileges of being famous.
The final red wine from the Tobelos Bodega wine tasting at vinopremier.com. This is their Vino de Autor, which means it is made with only the best grapes from a specific area, usually known for its terroir. It is 100% Tempranillo fermented in large oak barrels and then matured for 14 months in new French … Continue reading Tobelos Leukade 2015
Hurrah! Plenty more wine in the pipeline for me to drink 😁😁
The fourth wine from the Tobelos Bodega wine tasting at vinopremier.com. Like the Crianza this is made from 100% Tempranillo grape. This time from 60 year old vines and matured for 14 months in new American and French oak casks, then a further 2 years in the bottle. Well it's incredible the difference a couple … Continue reading Tahon de Tobelos Reserva 2012
Ha Ha! Look what just popped up on my Facebook. France, not to be outdone by Spain, is about to release an even more expensive wine. This Bordeaux wine will set you back €30k as opposed to €25k it costs you to buy the Galician wine. Good grief that’s enough to put a deposit on … Continue reading Even More Expensive Wine
One of the reasons I love Spain is because it has such a diverse range of wines available at incredibly affordable prices. So I’m not sure whether to be shocked or impressed by this news. I do know I won’t be trying this wine unless someone else is buying.
The third wine from the Tobelos Bodega wine tasting at vinopremier.com this time made from 100% Garnacha grapes. It is fermented in concrete eggs and then matured for 14 months in American and French second use 500l oak barrels. It's good to be able to compare a pure Garnacha Crianza and a pure Tempranillo Crianza … Continue reading Tobelos Garnacha 2015
Another wine from the Tobelos Bodega wine tasting at vinopremier.com and the first red of the evening. This is their flagship all occasions Riojan red wine made of 100% Tempranillo and aged for 12 months in French, American and Central European oak casks. It is made from grapes harvested from the younger vines which apparently … Continue reading Tobelos Tempranillo Crianza 2015
Another regular wine tasting at vinopremier.com this time featuring the Tobelos Bodega which is based in Briñas, 2km from Haro. It is classified as Rioja Alta but is only one of two Rioja Alta Bodegas found North of the River Ebro. This is the coolest part of Rioja where the wind helps control the humidity … Continue reading Tobelos Blanco 2017
I only got to try two wines on my English wine week, but loved them both. I will definitely be trying more, so I’m happy to see the increase in vines. More wine for me. 😁😁 Click on the image below to open the full article by thedrinksbusiness.com