Calling all winelovers! We are Roque and Luke, qualified alcoholics and owners of the Madrid & Darracott wine store in Madrid. For years we have been doing wine events, tastings and day trips in a non-pretentious and fun way so that people both living here and visiting can get to grips with the wine here in Spain. We want to offer English-language tastings with a few wines and nibbles so that everyone can enjoy the vino on offer in this country and hopefully learn a little bit along the way!
Over the next couple of weeks we are putting a spotlight on one of our new favourite Ribera del Duero wineries: VALDERIZ!
For the last few months we have been using their Valdehermoso Joven - a yummy and juicy easy drinking style - on our daily tastings as an example of a well-made and well-priced young Ribera. Indeed, some of you may have bought it.
So...because we get carried away easily...we talked to the bodega and struck up an idea to host during a limited time only ALL of their wines. Because they're really blooming nice. Ranging from smooth and easy to huge and powerfully complex. From 6 euros to 76 euros.
We wanted to use this Thursday's Inside the Bottle as an excuse to wheel a few of them out, from different 'ranges' they have, and see what you think.
The cold is coming in, so we're having 4 red wines from those barren wine lands north of Madrid!
1. Valdehermoso 9 months
2. Valdehermoso Crianza
3. De Chiripa
As usual, all you need is 20€ and a love of wine!