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Selectus Wines

Selectus Wines October - December 2017

Special places of unique beauty. Gorgeous, well-designed objects that strike the eye. Lands and seas that offer us their good, honest produce. There are those who know how to find these places, appreciate these objects, and enjoy this bounty of the land and sea. Selectus Wines is aimed at these people and the establishments they frequent. Uniqueness, beauty, distinction, finesse and well-being can also be expressed through wine and the vineyards they hail from. We seek out, select and describe these wines for the enjoyment of these discerning consumers. Lugares con belleza singular, que son especiales. Objetos que destacan por su capacidad de atracción y por su diseño, que son llamativos. Tierras y campos, mares y océanos que ofrecen sus más sinceros y honestos productos. Personas que saben encontrar esos lugares, que saben llevar esos objetos, que saben apreciar esas vituallas. Para todos ellos y para los lugares en los que se sienten cómodos, se escribe Selectuswines. La singularidad, la belleza, la distinción, la finura, el bienestar pueden, también, expresarse a través de los vinos y sus parajes. Los descubrimos, los seleccionamos, los bebemos y los describimos para que la gente con sensibilidad los pueda disfrutar.

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Land:
Spain
Taal:
Spanish
Uitgever:
Selectus Wines S.L.
Frequentie:
Quarterly
€ 4,50(Incl. btw)
€ 13,52(Incl. btw)
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in deze editie

2 min
bodegas roda celebrates its 30 th anniversary with a very special tasting

BODEGAS RODA CELEBRA SU 30 ANIVERSARIO CON UNA CATA MUY ESPECIAL In mid-September, a special tasting took place at the Fundació Foto Colectania in Barcelona to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Bodegas Roda. We were among around a hundred guests invited to a “tasting of pairs” of some very special vintages of its RODA I wine. These pairs were the best vintages of each decade: 1994-1995, 2004-2005 and 2010-2011 (the latter has not yet been released on the market). We also had the chance to taste Corimbo I 2011, which allowed us to compare a vintage from the Rioja with the same vintage from the Ribera de Duero. Mario Rotllant (co-owner) and Agustín Santolaya (General Manager) hosted this relaxed event and took us on a tasting journey through the winery’s…

2 min
vinos espumosos

RECAREDO BRUT DE BRUTS FINCA SERRAL DEL VELL 2007 Cava / BRUT DE BRUT. FINCA SERRAL DEL ROURE 2007 / D.O. Cava / Recaredo / Sant Sadurní d´Anoia, Barcelona - Spain / www.recaredo.com / PVP.: 30,00€ / 51% Xarel·lo, 49% Macabeo Appearance: Clean, bright yellow flecked with gold. Small, fine bubbles. Nose: Ripe citrus, notes of pastries and a hint of nuts. Palate: Dry on entry with a sparkling freshness reminiscent of citrus fruit. On the finish, it shows the enveloping creaminess and elegance of long, well-managed ageing. Comment: To enjoy this cava at its best, it should not be served too cold and ideally at 8-10ºC. This gastronomic cava par excellence can accompany a whole meal. Vista: Amarillo brillante y limpio, con reflejos dorados. Burbuja pequeña y fina. Nariz: En nariz, fruta cítrica madura, notas de…

3 min
subtil brut nature 2008 gran reserva

From this 2008 vintage, Recaredo Subtil has stated the name of the vineyard on the label, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote the origin of the grapes. Through doing this, they want to add value to the geographical location, the type of terrain and the microclimate. Respecting the principles of organic growing, they work the vineyard without herbicides or insecticides of chemical origin, using only organic fertilizers of natural origin, in order to respect the biodiversity and the environment. Subtil is a brut nature cava (no added sugar) aged for over 40 months sur latte (on its side) with a natural cork. The disgorgement is carried out by hand, without the freezing of the bottleneck. Appearance: Clean, bright yellow flecked with gold. Fine, ascending bubbles creating a creamy crown. Nose:…

1 min
marqués de riscal presents its “viñas viejas” rosé

MARQUÉS DE RISCAL PRESENTA SU “VIÑAS VIEJAS” ROSADO One would not have expected a wine producer such as Herederos de Marqués de Riscal to hold the presentation of an exclusive product in a setting that did not fully befit the occasion! The garden of the Ritz Hotel in Madrid was therefore the venue for its presentation of an exclusive “Viñas Viejas” rosé (limited edition of 5,000 bottles), made with grapes from vines which are over 80 years of age. To create this new wine, Herederos de Marqués de Riscal sought out terroir and vineyards that would endow it with great character and reveal the essence of the Garnacha and Tempranillo varietals. Once again, Marqués de Riscal demonstrated its savoir-faire and contemporary spirit with the presentation of a high-quality wine, this time a rosé. Una…

2 min
codorniu unveils its new face and brand ambassador, eugenia silva

CODORNIU PRESENTA A SU NUEVA IMAGEN Y EMBAJADORA: EUGENIA SILVA Eugenia Silva was unveiled as the new face and ambassador for Anna de Codorníu, by Natalia Gómez, the Codorníu Raventós Group’s marketing director, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid. The Spanish model joins a select group of Codorníu brand ambassadors, which includes actress, Leonor Watling, and Michelin-starred chef, Paco Pérez. The model herself said, “it is an honour for me to have been chosen as an ambassador for the Anna de Codorníu brand. I particularly identify with Anna, a feminine yet independent female figure, and I am also a great cava lover.” After the presentation, a party was held in the Anna de Codorníu “Kissing Room” with a Cocktail Session “by Anna de Codorníu”, at which there were some famous faces from fashion,…

2 min
vinos blancos

TERRAS GAUDA 2015 O Rosal 2015 / D.O. Rías Baixas / Terras Gauda / O Rosal, Pontevedra - Spain / www.terrasgauda.com / P.V.P.: 12,35€ / 70% Albariño, 18% Caiño, 12% Loureiro Appearance: Pale yellow hue flecked with gold. Nose: Very aromatic, pronounced aromatic herbs, exotic fruit, citrus and floral notes. Palate: The herbaceous notes and intense fruit give way to a lovely unctuous sensation on the palate with a fresh, long-lingering finish. Comment: In this wine, two varietals, the Caiño Blanco and the Loureiro, join the Albariño grape and bring a touch more acidity, style and originality. Vista: Color amarillo pálido con reflejos dorados. Nariz: Muy aromático, destacan las notas de hierbas aromáticas, frutas exóticas, cítricos muy presentes y notas florales. Boca: Las notas herbáceas junto con la intensa fruta, dejan paso a una sensación untuosa de buen…