Ribera del Duero image

RIBERA DEL DUERO

Situated in northern central Spain, the Ribera region now challenges the supremacy of Rioja as the leading red wine producing area. It was not until 1982 that DO status was awarded and many private wineries have since been established. The path was forged by Alejandro Fernández, who recognised the region's potential and was a key figure in the development during the 80s. Pesquera, the flagship wine of Alejandro, was released early in the decade to international acclaim. The region's primary grape variety is the local variant of Tempranillo, namely Tinto Fino, which responds well to the terroir and climatic extremes....

SWITCH TO

PRICE TYPE

DISPLAYING 1 - 4 of 4

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR YOU

Image of wine Aster Finca el Otero
BUY
TASTING NOTES

Another cracker was the Aster, Finca El Otero 2014 from Burgos, the central chunk of Ribera where most of the best wines comes from. This big wine (14.5% above but well-balanced) was notably complex with well-meshed tannins and a long finish. Clearly, it will age well.Geoffrey Dean, The Buyer

more
BUY
Image of wine Gran Reserva 904
BUY
TASTING NOTES

Rioja Alta’s Gran Reserva 904 stands out for its remarkable complexity and outstanding ageing potential. It is a classic Rioja which is released in exceptional vintage. The 2009 reveals a bouquet of great aromatic complexity. Cassis and wild berry characters give way to delicate spices and sweet balsamic notes.  The palate builds on the expansive aromas with concentrated sweet cherry...

more
BUY
Image of wine Viña Ardanza
BUY
TASTING NOTES

Worldwide Exclusive ReleaseMedium-intensity, dark cherry-red; clean and bright. To the nose it stands out for its fresh, spicy character, with hints of sweet cherries and blackcurrant chocolate, assembled with notes of black pepper, tobacco, nutmeg, coffee, mocha and cinnamon. Pleasant and well-balanced in the mouth. Tasty, with a soft freshness, nice structure, and delicately elegant tannins. Silky finish, with a...

more
BUY
Image of wine Albariño
BUY
TASTING NOTES

Yellow with green hues; clean and bright. Outstandingly intense aromas, with hints of stone fruit (peaches), white fruit (pears and ripe apples) and quince, in addition to a remarkable lemon leaf citrus background. A flavoursome mouth is accompanied by an enjoyable breadth and freshness, together with a very well-integrated acidity. Very persistent, fruit-forward finish. Perfect to enjoy with any appetiser....

more
BUY

2017 Albariño, Lagar de Cervera

Bottle 75cl £15.00

Image of wine Torre de Oña Martelo Reserva
BUY
TASTING NOTES

An extremely elegant reserva with an enveloping bouquet of crushed red cherries and subtle spices with just a hint of lavender. On the palate, smooth textures and bright red berry fruits are balanced by a refined mineral character which leads to a long and refreshing finish. Beautifully defined and supple, and almost Burgundian in style, this wine will age well...

more
BUY
Image of wine Viña Alberdi Reserva
BUY
TASTING NOTES

more
BUY
Image of wine Eguia Tempranillo
BUY
TASTING NOTES

more
BUY
Image of wine Viña Arana Reserva
BUY
TASTING NOTES

“The Viña Arana 2009 is a wine with that smooth, polished red colour typical of classic Riojas. Clean and bright in the glass, with light orange notes on the rim. Outstandingly intense nose, with light balsamic tertiary aromas of tobacco, caramel, incense and spices against a background of ripe fruit. Consistent and well-balanced in the mouth, with fine, elegant tannins....

more
BUY

2003 Tinto Pesquera Reserva Especial

Alejandro Fernandez

In Stock

This product is only available from customer listings

Case of 6 x 75cl £207.60

Customer Listing
Image of wine Tinto Pesquera Reserva Especial
BUY
TASTING NOTES

This wine is strong, mature and lush to the mouth. It has an excellent tannin structure and yet remains smooth with time. It reveals itself to be very balanced and has a long-lasting finish. It has a refined and complex bouquet. Aromas of well-seasoned fruit, spicy wood, toasted whiffs, hints of minerals and a slightly musky background all stand out.

more
BUY

2014 Aster Finca el Otero

La Rioja Alta Ribera Del Duero

In Stock

Bottle 75cl £36.00

Case of 6 £216.00

Image of wine Aster Finca el Otero
BUY
TASTING NOTES

Another cracker was the Aster, Finca El Otero 2014 from Burgos, the central chunk of Ribera where most of the best wines comes from. This big wine (14.5% above but well-balanced) was notably complex with well-meshed tannins and a long finish. Clearly, it will age well.Geoffrey Dean, The Buyer

more
BUY

2013 Aster Crianza

La Rioja Alta Ribera Del Duero

In Stock

Bottle 75cl £21.00

Image of wine Aster Crianza
BUY
TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2011 Alion

Vega Sicilia

In Stock

This product is only available from customer listings

Case of 6 x 75cl £447.60

Customer Listing
Image of wine Alion
BUY
TASTING NOTES

more
BUY

2011 Alion, Vega Sicilia

Bottle 75cl £74.60

SWITCH TO

PRICE TYPE

DISPLAYING 1 - 4 of 4

The resulting wines are rich, deep-coloured and full-flavoured wines.

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7908 0600 web@armitwines.co.uk

drinkaware.co.uk