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New Wave Spanish reds
16 Jul 2008 by JR
Every summer for the last four years a panel of professional tasters in London have worked their way through hundreds of the Spanish wines in commercial circulation in the UK and picked out those they think worthy of a so-called New Wave Spanish Award. Nearly 900 wines were submitted for this year's competition and after two days' tasting a panel of 16 tasters, led by Tim Atkin MW, ended up giving awards to 124 of them – 15 more than last year. Atkin’s official comment was: “We were particularly impressed by the quality of the reds from the 2004 and 2005 vintages, which were a big improvement on 2002 and 2003....

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