Several wines from Bodegas Viñátigo have been analyzed and stand out among Spanish wines and others internationally in the latest edition of View from the Cellar, bimonthly Internet newsletter by American critic John Gilman.

Gilman began as a wine retailer in New York, then served as sommelier and is currently a renowned expert in Burgundy where his opinions have great predicament among collectors and specialty stores, primarily in New York.

View from the Cellar, follows the same formula as Parker’s Wine Advocate for subscription only access. The parallels, however, end there. The View from de Cellar is aimed at a minority audience but with high purchasing power, eager to discover new areas and to try wines that are in the antipodes of the powerful and concentrated style that was fashionable until recently.

In an interview with Tyler Colman, one of the most reputed bloggers in the United States, he defines it as: “John has quickly gained the respect of his readers and of commerce because he is not afraid to call things the way he sees them.

Thus, we reproduce here the original John Gilman’s assessments: