Category : Articles

20 Sep 2019

Ars Nova wine of the month – Helsingin Sanomat

Jouko Mykkänen selects 2010 Ars Nova to be the Wine of the Week for Helsingin Sanomat, the newspaper with the highest circulation in Finland (more than 330,000) HELSINGIN SANOMAT  –  Food Wine of the week Chanterelles (a kind of mushroom) call for an advanced taste and texture of the wine The aromas of Tandem Ars Nova 2010 have a clear forest base, but also an elastic softness. What? The selection of reasonably priced but high quality red wine suitable for […]

20 Feb 2018

Fiona Beckett Red wines for Valentine’s Day Inmune 2016

The prestigious British journalist Fiona Beckett highlights Inmune 2016 in her list of red wines for Valentine’s Day in her article for The Guardian. Tandem Inmune Garnacha 2016, from Navarra, would also be a good bet for a romantic night in. This gorgeous, lush, ripe red has an apt romantic association (bycicle for two – geddit?) and a good price. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/feb/14/valentines-day-red-wines-fiona-beckett

18 Feb 2018

Tandem Ars in Vitro 2014 – 90 points Decanter Sarah Jane Evans

Ars in Vitro 2014 has received 90 points Decanter by the prestigious wine writer and Master of Wine Sarah Jane Evans. Her article title is: Sarah Jane Evans’ 30 great value Spanish wines ‘On a visit to Tandem a frequent sight outside is pilgrims passing along the Camino to Santiago de Compostela. Inside, the winery is a study in concrete, which enables the winemakers to make fresh, fruity, unoaked wines. I’m not a huge fan of Merlot in Spanish blends, […]

15 Jan 2018

Tandem inmune 2016 in The Irish Sun 13/02/18

This is utterly brilliant, our first ever red made of garnacha is featured by Matthew Nugent in his The Irish Sun wine column today January 13, 2018 ‘DIVINE OLD VINE GARNACHA’ ‘REGULAR readers of this column will know one of my favourite red grape varieties is Garnacha. I just love its expression of ripe soft summer fruit on the palate and nose. Now one of my favourite Spanish new wave wineries — Tandem in Navarra, Spain — have crafted an […]

22 Dec 2017

Inmune one the 5 best fine wines you can buy in Supermarkets, The Irish Times

Inmune 2016 selected by John Wilson as one the 5 best fine wines you can buy in Supermarkets in Ireland on his article for The Irish Times of December 10, 2017 From O’Briens the ever -popular Protocolo (€9.95) is hard to resist, but I was bowled over by the Garnacha featured below. Tandem Inmune Garnacha 2016, Valle de Yerri, Navarra 14%, €14.95 A very moreish ripe bouncy red wine with herby aromas and vivid, pure black fruits. A real crowd-pleaser […]

21 Aug 2017

Irish Independent Corina Hardgrave 13 August 2017

Corina Hardgrave selects 2 Tandem wines in her column at The Weekend Magazine of The Irish Independent (Sunday 13/8/2017) the first newspaper in Ireland. 4 wines to try and she selects Inmacula 2014 and Ars in Vitro 2013 Find our wines in Ireland at http://wine.ie

31 Jul 2017

Ars in Vitro 2014 90 points by Michael Godello Wine Align Canada

Ars in Vitro 2014 receives 90 points by Michael Godello, Wine Align Canada “Few if any tempranillo (with merlot) at this comfortable structure and price level deliver such a posit tug between traditional values and theoretical avant-garde professionalism as the Ars in Vitro or, “in vitro technique” by winemaker J.M. Fraile. Navarra is the next great endemic/old world tempranillo (and blends) frontier and Fraile’s concrete raising ushers in the purest, breathable and curative red fruit with sapid and savoury edges. […]

28 Mar 2017

macula 2010 – 91 points Vinous Josh Raynolds

macula 2010 receives 91 points by Vinous Antonio Galloni. Josh Raynolds describes the wine:  Bright ruby. Ripe dark berry, vanilla and tobacco are complicated by suggestions of peppery spices and succulent herbs. Sweat and energetic in the mouth, offering juicy raspberry and cherry flavors that gain depth and tighten up slowly with aireation. Sappy, seamless and focused on a long, spice-tinged finish that features fine-grained tannins and a hint of smokiness.

16 Feb 2017

ars nova 2012 – 91 points Vinous Josh Raynolds

ars nova 2012 receives 91 points by the prestigious Vinous Antonio Galloni. Josh Raynolds writes: Fermented and aged in new and used French oak barrels for 9 months, followed by 2 years in lined concrete tanks. Full ruby. Smoke-tinged cherry, tobacco and succulent herbs on the highly fragrant nose. Sappy and penetrating on the palate, offering pliant cassis and bitter cherry flavors and supple, velvety texture. Closes long, chewy and firm, displaying building tannins and very good, dark-fruit-driven structure.

16 Feb 2017

ars in vitro 2013 – 90 points Vinous Josh Raynolds

ars in vitro 2013 receives 90 points by the prestigious Vinous Antonio Galloni. Josh Raynolds writes: Deep ruby. Powerful, spice-tinged black and blue fruits on the nose and palate, complicated by a smoky element. Sappy and seamless in texture offering appealing sweetness and a suggestion of licorice. Rich yet energetic in style, delivering solid closing thrust and round, velvety tannins that come on late. I also had the chance to taste a tank sample of the 2014 rendition of this […]