Spain

The Wines of Spain

Spain’s vineyards are characterised by their often extreme climatic conditions. Vines may be found growing in desert or volcanic regions or in landscapes blanketed by snow. They can grow successfully in places with very low annual rainfall, like the central and south-eastern dry regions, or in extremely damp areas like those of north-western Spain, influenced by Atlantic weather. In fact, in some areas the strength of the wine making tradition is encouraged by the grapevine being the only plant capable of surviving and flourishing in extreme temperatures.

Spain has a very high proportion of old vines, giving lower yields. European Union money has enabled the wine industry to modernise and it is now the country that many wine critics consider to make the broadest range of wines of real interest. >>Read More

Fine Wines Direct are the largest importers of Spanish wines in Wales and one of the most important independent wholesalers of Rioja in the UK. We are particularly proud of the range of Riojas that we offer, not only for the breadth of styles but also of Bodegas.  If you can't find what you are looking for here, please get in touch as we will probably have it in our cellars.

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  1. Duquesa de Valladolid

    Duquesa de Valladolid Verdejo 2016 Rueda Spain

    £8.99

    Intense aromas of fresh herbs, cut grass, tropical fruits and mineral notes. The palate shows nice weight and the finish is suprisingly long for a Verdejo, this is a wine that punches above its price tag. 


  2. Torres San Valentín 2017, Catalunya Spain

    Torres San Valentín 2017, Catalunya Spain

    £8.99

    Pale yellow. Seductive with delicate floral (acacia honey) and fruit (citrus) notes. Smooth palate with an exquisitely silky texture.

  3. Marques de Caceres Satinela

    Marques De Caceres Satinela Semi-Sweet 2017 Rioja Spain

    £8.99

    Original and slightly sweet white wine from late harvested Viura and Malvasia grapes.

    A charming bouquet of tropical fruit and white flowers conveys its delicate sweetness.

  4. Marques De Caceres Crianza

    Marques De Caceres Crianza 2014 Rioja Spain

    Regular Price: £11.99

    Special Price £9.99

    Expressive bouquet of red fruits, spicy notes and a vanilla background. Wonderfully fruity palate, with dense black fruit flavours and good tannins.


  5. Bodega Manzanos Siglo Saco Rioja Spain

    Bodega Manzanos Siglo Saco Rioja Spain

    £9.99

    100% Tempranillo aged in oak for 12 months (50% French and 50% American). An Intense cherry red colour with high robe and garnet rim.

    Its aroma is a medium-high intensity and stands out for its red and black fruit in perfect harmony with the spices, eucalyptus and elegant toasted from the oak barrel.


    Fresh, round, elegant with very ripe tannins in the mouth. A long aftertaste reminiscent of the red and black fruit.

  6. Bodega Manzanos Siglo Tinto 2017 Rioja Spain

    Bodega Manzanos Siglo Tinto 2017 Rioja Spain

    £9.99

    New and second use French and American oak barrels

    A blend of Garnacha and Tempranillo. The wine spent 6 months in new and second use French and American oak barrels.

    A cherry red colour in appearance, clean and bright.

    Aromas and flavours of red fruit; fruit in syrup and of undergrowth and pastry.

  7. Marques De Caceres Blanco

    Marques De Caceres Blanco 2017 Rioja Spain

    £9.99

    Pale straw colour with luminous highlights. On the nose, mineral notes and floral sensations with a depth of green apples. Refreshing and balanced in the mouth with a pleasant, long-lasting acidity that adds a touch of zest to the finish.

  8. Marques De Caceres Ecologico 2017 Rioja Spain

    Marques De Caceres Ecologico 2017 Rioja Spain

    £9.99

    Out of stock

    Pretty, vivid ruby colour with violet highlights that reflect its bright, young style. Floral bouquet (violets, wild flowers) and red berries. Pleasant acidity in the mouth with fresh, juicy fruit flavours, a balanced structure that blends with discreet tannins.

  9. Herencia Altes Garnatxa Blanc D.O. Terra Alta, 2015

    Herencia Altes Garnatxa Blanc D.O. Terra Alta, 2015

    £9.99

    Out of stock

    Very aromatic with notes of melon and white fruits on nose. On the palate it is balanced with a medium body and a nice crisp freshness. Pairs well with simple tapas and grilled squid.
  10. Marques De Caceres Rosado 2016 Rioja Spain

    Marques De Caceres Rosado 2016 Rioja Spain

    £9.99

    Pretty, pale strawberry colour. Fresh bouquet of floral notes and  strawberries/raspberries that blend together exquisitely. Delicious and refined on tasting with a pleasant fullness and refreshing, luscious flavours that awaken the taste buds.

  11. Marques de Ulia Crianza

    Marques de Ulia Crianza 2014 Rioja Spain

    £9.99

    A bright red cherry colour in the glass. The nose shows black fruit and vanilla from the oak. Fruity on the palate, with good balance, leading to a long and pleasant finish.





  12. Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negre Red D.O. Terra Alta, 2015

    Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negre Red D.O. Terra Alta, 2015

    £9.99

    Out of stock

    Bright crimson in colour, this wine is very expressive with notes of red fruits and minerals that leap from the glass. Plenty of fruit on the palate, a touch of complexity and sweet tannins. Pairs well with grilled meats, cabrito and lamb.
  13. Torres Vina Esmeralda 2016 Penedes Spain

    Torres Vina Esmeralda 2016 Penedes Spain

    £9.99

    Brilliant pale straw yellow. Fragrant, floral (orange blossom), with delicate nuances of exotic fruit (cherimoya) and a note of apple jam. Smooth and exquisitely luscious on the palate, leaving a subtle honeyed trace.

  14. Marques de Caceres Antea

    Marques De Caceres Antea Barrel-aged White 2015 Rioja Spain

    £10.99

    This limited edition white wine, fermented on its fine lees, reveals an intense and complex  bouquet  of  apples  and  white  peaches  with  a  depth  of  mature  pears  and refined  toasted  notes.  Made from  10,8 hectares  of  vineyard  parcels  planted  with old vine-stocks of Viura. Unique and full in the mouth with splendid character and an exquisite finish.
  15. Torres Gran Vina Sol Chardonnay 2016 Penedes Spain

    Torres Gran Vina Sol Chardonnay 2016 Penedes Spain

    £10.99

    Luminous gold color. Seductive tropical fruit aroma (grapefruit, pineapple) with dried fruit notes (hazelnut) over buttery undertones. Intense, firm and full on the palate.

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