Both Castillo de Viñas and Terroirs of Spain wowed the critics at JamesSuckling.com in their first assessments. Nine out of the 12 wines reviewed received 90 point scores or better: Castillo de Vinas with three out of four, and Terroirs of Spain with six out of eight.
This is a great showing for these two new wineries, mostly of wines in only their second vintages. We think these ratings demonstrate above all the breadth of quality on offer to discerning, but value conscious consumers: Castillo de Viñas in Rioja and Terroirs of Spain across multiple appellations. Together the are the core of Spanish Wine Exclusives’s Fine Value Wine portfolio.
Castillo de Viñas Rioja Reserva Red 2012 – 90 points
Castillo de Viñas Rioja Reserva Red 2013 – 92 points
Castillo de Viñas Rioja Gran Reserva Red 2011 – 92 points
Terroirs of Spain Verdejo DO Rueda White 2017 — 90 points
Terroirs of Spain Garnacha DO Navarra Rosado 2017 — 90 points
Terroirs of Spain Monastrell DO Jumilla Barrel Aged 3 Mos. Organic Red 2016 — 90 points
Terroirs of Alodio Mencía DO Ribeira Sacra Red 2016 — 90 points
Terroirs of Spain Tempranillo DO La Mancha BarrelAged 4 Mos. Red 2015 — 90 points
Terroirs of Spain Tempranillo DO Ribera del Duero Barrel Aged 10 Mos. Red 2016 — 92 points