Old-vine wines – part 4 Iberia

One of the isolated, old Toro vineyards owned by Numanthia

We've got a full house for Spanish (and, sadly, just two Portuguese – I'm sure there are many more examples out there) old-vine wines. Lots of exciting things going on in all regions of Spain.

In this collection there were wines that took my breath away: the tiny gem of Bodegas Gratias; the stalactite-glitter of the Enric Soler wines, also made in painfully minuscule quantities. There were wines that filled me with respect and awe: the drama of Numanthia (as evidenced by the photo above); the complexity of La Conreria d'Scala Dei; the elegance of Abel Mendoza. And there were...