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A mix of small plots of a multitude of exotic old fashioned grapes resulting in a flavoursome, rich yet vibrant wine from the heart of Spain. The small amount of these grapes that remain means it is not possible to vinify them separately so the grapes tend to be harvested together as a Field Blend.
Mesta is a range of organically and sustainably grown single varietal wines, which stylishly showcase the Spanish wine revolution under the symbol of the Mesta. Mesta was a powerful alliance of sheep ranchers in medieval Castile, who controlled the cañadas: the traditional rights of way for migrating sheep. This is a crisp, aromatic wine, showing great fresh notes of fennel and white pepper.
Refreshing like a white wine, with the complexity of red wine. This orange wine is made by leaving the grape skins and seeds in contact with the pressed juice, creating a deep orange-hued finish. This is a complex and structured wine, with elegant but discreet fruit flavours of stone fruits, backed up with a powerful tannin structure and long finish. A natural minimal intervention wine which is well balanced and structured yet pure and incredibly fresh.
A bright fruit-bursting wine that emphasises vineyard over bodega, which discards the hackneyed image of Rioja, everything about this wine is intentionally provocative to challenge your view on what Rioja is. Clean and crisp, intense yet fresh, the stone fruit, peachy notes are supported by tropical passion fruit and mango with citrus undertones. A long complex finish.
A very pale orange pink colour, the nose is elegant with sweet aromas of stone fruits, mineral and anise, supported by apricot, mirabelle plum and citrus notes. Full and well rounded on the palate, with plenty of weight, yet still elegant, lively and light in body. Easy to drink.
The PITA Verdejo pushes the norm for Rueda. Further South within the region and therefore on more chalky soils, but still at high altitude. Emilio’s Verdejo displays minerality alongside its fruity and floral aromatics. It has have plenty of fresh acidity to balance the natural weight of the grape variety. A wonderful aperitif, with summer salads, or maybe some roast chicken. Especially for those looking for an alternative to Sauvignon Blanc!
Adi Badenhorst’s Secateurs Chenin Blanc is probably the best bang-for-buck white wine we’ve ever sold. Why is this wine so special? Why does it win so much rapturous admiration? Because it surprises people with its quality. This is immensely mouth-watering – struck rock, clotted cream and orange blossom, with a lightly creamy, zingy finish.
Made by brothers Sebastien and Fabrice Montesquiou at their family run estate in Jurancon, nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees mountains. The estate has been handed down from father to son since the 18th century, with the brothers taking a minimalist approach to their winemaking and following biodynamic principles. Made from local grape varieties Petit Manseng and Gros Manseng, this wine has a fruity nose with a gorgeous sweet mango flavour.
Sustainable agriculture from old vineyards with a high chalk content. The Tardana fruit comes from un-irrigated bush vines at 400 m altitude. This native grape variety its so adapted to the terroir that it ripens very late, in October, after the reds. Scrummy white fruits, flowers, ripe pears. Creamy and well balanced acidity.
Fattoria di Vaira is one of the largest biodynamic farms in Italy. Here they cultivate vegetables, grains and cereals, and produce fresh cheeses, olive oil and honey. After several years of applying biodynamic practices, their soil has been restored, reaching a degree of purity similar to wild soil.
Greek goddess, Amaltea was given a goat’s horn by her young foster son, Zeus and was then placed amongst the stars as constellation Capra, ‘She-goat’. The goat, the horn and the constellation has become the basis of biodynamic farming. Ripe fruits, fresh acidity with hints of stone fruit and Mediterannean undergrowth.
Mas Blanch i Jové is a small winery with 17 hectares of land producing harmonious wines, packed with fruit, character and soul. The vineyards are situated in the mountains, 700m above sea level which gives a freshness to the wines which perfectly balances the fruit. They don’t use pesticides or herbicides and have been certified Organic since 2015. In addition the winery is fully powered by solar energy. and all wines are vegan friendly and low sulphur.
Xarel-lo, a local variety of the Penedès region of Catalonia, is a grape best known for producing Cava. Casa Berger have made this wine with two aims in mind – promoting drinking of local wines and to recover the old art of vintage insulting (the label is Spanish swear words!). Refreshing and thirst-quenching, with lots of zingy fruit.
100% organic Bical grapes from sandy soils are process and pressed quickly, and fermented in stainless steel with temperature control. The wine has been made with minimal additions and no fining or filtration. It is a pure expression of the grape variety from this terroir, so heavily influenced by the atlantic climate.
Shake it up to enjoy at it’s best, it’s supposed to be cloudy!
The name Vinosophia is a play on words of philosophy in Italian, or their philosophy of wine. Winemaker Franco D’Eusanio has taken over the estate from his father who has grown vegetables and vines organically since the early ’90’s, and choosing to respect the environment, local traditions and the consumer. Notes of spring blossom, white pepper, oranges and fragrant flowers with a gentle but persistent finish.