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Jewels of the wine world

1
Regular price: $57.00
See product page: Torres Milmanda 2015
Conca de Barbera DO
Chardonnay
White wine
Spain, Côte Méditerranéenne
750 ml
SAQ code: 13787869

“A sophisticated Chardonnay with great balance. Intense candied-citrus and dried-pear aromas and hints of coconut and melon. Concentrated and elegant with beautifully integrated oak running like a thread right through to the long and lively finish.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2023

 

JS 93


(360 bt)

2
Regular price: $123.25
See product page: Las Lamas Corullon Bierzo 2016
Bierzo DO
Palomino, Garnacha tintorera, Mencía
Red wine
Spain, Vallée du Duero
750 ml
SAQ code: 13500434
3
Regular price: $56.00
See product page: Castell d'Encus Quest 2014
Costers del Segre DO
Cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon, Merlot, Petit verdot
Red wine
Spain, Côte Méditerranéenne
750 ml
SAQ code: 13713464

“The 2014 Quest Bordeaux blend ferments exclusively in 12th century stone lagares— small pools carved into stone troughs—before undergoing its malolactic fermentation in new French barrels, where it matures for some 18 months. It's a silky and spicy red that mixes Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Merlot grapes from estate vineyards planted in 2003. This wine was already bottled when I visited the property but the labels were not yet ready. The nose is very peppery with a herbal twist and classical aromas of cassis and blackberries with a touch of mint; very elegant and subtle. The palate is extremely tasty, with ultra-fine tannins and a very good, fresh finish driven by dark spices.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2024

 

(36 bt)
  

4
Regular price: $99.25
See product page: Álvaro Palacios Finca Dofí 2016
Priorat DOCA
Carignan, Grenache
Red wine
Spain, Côte Méditerranéenne
750 ml
SAQ code: 13500389
  • Drink now or keep 13 years following the vintage.

“I also previewed the 2016 Finca Dofí, which has vibrant acidity and more freshness than the 2015. It's a wine that really stands out among the 2016s—explosive and long, with concentration and elegance. This could very well become the finest Dofí to date.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2026

 

WA 95-97


(324 bt)

5
Regular price: $481.25
See product page: Alvaro Palacios Finca Dofi Double Magnum 2016
Priorat DOCA
Carignan, Grenache
Red wine
Spain, Côte Méditerranéenne
3 L
SAQ code: 13492745

“I also previewed the 2016 Finca Dofí, which has vibrant acidity and more freshness than the 2015. It's a wine that really stands out among the 2016s—explosive and long, with concentration and elegance. This could very well become the finest Dofí to date.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2030

 

WA 95-97


(5 bt)

6
Regular price: $94.00
See product page: Combier-Fischer-Gerin L’Infernal Aguilera 2010
Priorat DOCA
Carignan
Red wine
Spain, Côte Méditerranéenne
750 ml
SAQ code: 13787834

“Top of its range, the 2010 Aguilera is a wine that used to be known as 2/3. It is a single-vineyard Cariñena from a centenary vineyard of head-pruned vines on slate soils. It fermented in plastic bins with indigenous yeasts and matured in used French oak barrels for 18 months and then spent six years in bottle. It has notes of beef blood and iron, with a lot of freshness, some development and nuance. It has balance, freshness, concentration, power and a certain elegance. It's aging slowly.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2028

 

WA 94


(90 bt)

7
Regular price: $107.50
See product page: Ferrer Bobet Priorat Reserva 2015
Priorat DOCA
Cabernet sauvignon, Carignan, Grenache, Syrah
Reserva
Red wine
Spain, Côte Méditerranéenne
1.5 L
SAQ code: 13787800

Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2026

 

(60 bt) 

8
Regular price: $116.75
See product page: Ferrer Bober Seleccio Especial Vinyes Velles Priorat Reserva 2014
Priorat DOCA
Carignan
Reserva
Red wine
Spain, Côte Méditerranéenne
750 ml
SAQ code: 13787957

“The 2014 Vinyes Velles, which means ‘old vines’ in the Catalan language, is a blend of 70% Cariñena and 30% Garnacha from vines planted on slopes (costers) and terraces, mostly facing northeast. It fermented in stainless steel and oak vats and aged in French oak barrels for 15 months. It is harmonious, ripe without excess, nuanced and balanced, with power and elegance and nicely integrated oak. It's textured and shows intense flavours, with good depth and a backbone of fresh acidity that lifts it up.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2026

 

WA 94, WS 94, JS 95


(60 bt)

9
Regular price: $123.25
See product page: Vega Sicilia Alion Ribera del Duero 2014
Ribera del Duero DO
Tempranillo
Red wine
Spain, Vallée du Duero
750 ml
SAQ code: 13733781
  • Drink now or keep 12 years following the vintage.

“2014 is a better vintage in Ribera del Duero than in Rioja, and the 2014 Alión shows it. Sourced from 130 hectares of Tinto Fino (Tempranillo) in Ribera del Duero and possibly the most modern of the Vega Sicilia Group wines, it's silky, voluptuous, jammy, ripe and generous without being too much. The grapes fermented with indigenous yeasts in oak vats, and the wine matured in new and second use French barrels for 12 to 14 months. It's quite ripe and powerful, yet balanced and with great freshness. The palate is medium to full-bodied with lots of fruit, juicy and showy, modern without excess.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2029

 

WA 94, WS 91


(138 bt)

10
Regular price: $597.00
See product page: Bodegas Vega Sicilia unico 2006
Ribera del Duero DO
Cabernet sauvignon, Tempranillo
Red wine
Spain, Vallée du Duero
750 ml
SAQ code: 13733810

“I tasted the 2006 Único again, and it's clearly the best Único produced in the last few years, to which I don't find much logic, as on paper 2004 and 2005 were better years in Ribera del Duero. Regardless, the 2006 is a fantastic modern Vega Sicilia in the making, powerful and clean, still very young and marked by the élevage with a whiff of American oak and a creamy texture on the palate. It should age very well for a very long time. I'd wait to pull the cork, even if it's drinkable and quite showy already.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2030


WA 98, WS 94, JS 100


(54 bt)

11
Regular price: $219.75
See product page: Bodegas Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5° 2013
Ribera del Duero DO
Merlot, Tempranillo
Red wine
Spain, Vallée du Duero
750 ml
SAQ code: 13733801

“Cropped from an unusually cold and rainy vintage from which Único will not be bottled, the 2013 Valbuena is always released in its fifth year. It's mostly Tempranillo with 5% Merlot that was put through a three- to four-day cold soak in oak vats, where it fermented with indigenous yeasts and was pumped over. It matured in new and used 225-litre French and American oak barrels and also in 20,000-litre oak vats, where the larger vessels respect the fruit, especially in a more fragile vintage like 2013. It's a very elegant and fresh Valbuena with a developed nose, quite classical with a fine texture, elegant tannins and a supple, long finish where the oak is still quite obvious. I liked it very much and consider it a triumph over the challenges of the year.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2028


WA 94, WS 92, JS 96


(120 bt)

12
Regular price: $64.50
See product page: Bodegas Benjamin de Rothschild Vega Sicilia Macan Clasico Rioja 2014
Rioja Alavesa DOCA
Tempranillo
Red wine
Spain, Vallée de l'Ebre
750 ml
SAQ code: 13733756

“The 2014 Macán Clásico, pure Tempranillo from their 92 hectares of vineyards in Ábalos, Labastida, El Villar and San Vicente de la Sonsierra, fermented after a cold soak, followed by malolactic partly in barrels and an élevage of 12 to 14 months in new and second-use French oak barrels. It's still quite young and undeveloped, with good consistency, juicy, integrated and balanced. The Macán wines seem to be coming of age.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2024


WA 92+


(60 bt)

13
Regular price: $88.75
See product page: La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2009
Rioja Alta DOCA
Graciano, Tempranillo
Gran reserva
Red wine
Spain, Vallée de l'Ebre
750 ml
SAQ code: 13787818

“Time flies, and the 904 for sale is already the 2009 Gran Reserva, as they didn't bottle it in 2008. They only bottle their top wines in very good and excellent vintages, so there will be a 2010 and 2011 but no 2012, 2013 or 2014. This super classical cuvée showcases the wines from Haro, silky and elegant after extended aging in oak and a good future in bottle. 2009 was a powerful vintage, ripe but with good balance. The blend is approximately 90% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano, fermented in stainless steel with a 78-day natural malolactic. The aging was in four-year-old American oak barrels crafted by their own coopers; the wines aged from April 2010 to April 2014. During that time, the wine was racked every six months, to be finally bottled in November 2014. This is usually my favourite wine from the portfolio, where the balance between aging and youth reaches its highest point. It's developed but retains some fruit character, plenty of spices and balsamic aromas. The palate is polished but has some clout, with clean, focused flavours and a long, spicy and tasty finish. This represents good value for the quality it delivers.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2030


WA 95+, WS 92, JS 97


(402 bt)

14
Regular price: $80.25
See product page: Bodegas Y Viñedos Pintia Pintia 2013
Toro DO
Tinta de Toro
Red wine
Spain, Vallée du Duero
750 ml
SAQ code: 13733764

“The challenge in Toro is to achieve the elegance usually associated with the name Vega Sicilia, and with the 2013 Pintia it's achieved by fine-tuning the harvest date to maintain the freshness of aromas and acidity of the wine. The grapes were picked between September 26th and October 10th and fermented after a cold soak. Malolactic occurred in 70% French barrels, 25% American oak and the remaining 5% in Hungarian barrels. It's a more elegant year for Pintia, as cooler vintages usually help counterbalance the natural power of Toro. It's also a lighter year with good freshness, and this showed a fine thread on the palate and was nicely textured, elegant within the rusticity of the zone.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2025


WA 93, WS 90


(228 bt)

15
Regular price: $88.25
See product page: Cantos Del Diablo 2015
Vinos de Madrid DO
Grenache
Red wine
Spain, Le Plateau (Meseta)
750 ml
SAQ code: 13787720

“Very fresh, ripe strawberries and raspberries on offer here with intensity and aromatic depth. Really fragrant and sappy. The texture of this wine is exceptional, delivering a lithe and juicy core of sweet strawberries and raspberries and lacy, punchy tannins. Delicious.”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2023


JS 96


(43 bt)

16
Regular price: $88.25
See product page: Las Iruelas 2015
Vinos de Madrid DO
Grenache
Red wine
Spain, Le Plateau (Meseta)
750 ml
SAQ code: 13787771

“Extremely perfumed aromas of orange peel, orange blossom, cherries and hints of strawberries, following through to a medium-to full-bodied palate with silky tannins and a crisp and clean finish. Complex and individualistic!”
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Aging Potential : Drink now or keep until 2022


JS 97


(66 bt)

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