Ribera Del Duero

Emilio Moro 'Valderramiro' Tempranillo 2009
100  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97-100 - JM "The 2009 Malleolus de Valderramiro was tasted from a barrel sample. Opaque purple in color, it offers up an alluring bouquet of Asian spices, incense, licorice, blueberry, and blackberry. Dense, rich, and full-bodied, it has great flavors and balance. Once in bottle it
Item Number: 14904
Not avail for immediate pickup

Bodegas Aster 'Crianza' Tempranillo 2009
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Dense yet racy, this red delivers rich flavors of cherry, licorice and mineral that are deep yet fresh, with firm, well-integrated tannins and balsamic-scented acidity. Harmonious and lively. Drink now through 2021. 12,500 cases made. –TM"  " A dry winter and a particularly
Item Number: 15426
Case: $203.40

Bodegas J A Calvo Casajus Vendimia Seleccionada 2012
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2012 Vendimia Seleccionada is a pure Tempranillo from head-pruned vineyards planted in 1950, fermented with indigenous yeast and aged in used French and American barrels. It has a textbook nose of Ribera, with aromas of plums, cherries and strawberries, very typical, with
Item Number: 16892
Case: $227.40

Aalto Tempranillo 2012
92  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 92 " all tempranillo, was aged for 24 months in a combination of French and American oak): Opaque ruby. Smoky, mineral-accented cherry and dark berries on the deeply perfumed nose. Palate-coating black and blue fruit flavors pick up violet pastille and mocha nuances
Item Number: 17881
Case: $527.40

Vega Sicilia 'Valbuena 5 Ano' Tempranillo 2006
94  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 94 "I reviewed the 2006 Valbuena in Issue 189 (June 2010) when it was in bottle, but not yet released. It is composed of 80% Tempranillo with the remaining 20% Merlot and Malbec (the latter a rarely seen grape in Spain). Another 8 months in bottle seems to have resulted in a more
Item Number: 10244

Convento San Francisco Tempranillo 2006
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"Dark ruby-colored, it displays an enticing perfume of cedar, spice box, violets, mineral, and black cherry. Savory on the palate with good grip and balance, it has the structure to evolve."
Item Number: 13088
Case: $119.70

Torres 'Celeste' Crianza 2011
87  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 87"The plum and pomegranate flavors are lively in this lean red, grounded by earthy and smoky notes. Light, firm tannins and crisp acidity support the polished texture. Drink now through 2018. 5,000 cases imported." –TM
Item Number: 18157
Case: $227.40

Vega Sicilia 'Unico' Tempranillo 2000
98  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 98 "In the absence of a 2001 Unico, Vega Sicilia has re-released the 2000 Unico which I reviewed in Issue 189. The 2000 Unico is deep crimson-colored with an ethereal perfume aided by its extended upbringing. Aromas of Asian spices, lavender, incense, truffle, and confiture of black
Item Number: 6114
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Alonso del Yerro Tempranillo 2010
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 The 2010 Crianza is a selection of Tempranillo grapes fermented with indigenous yeasts and aged for 10-15 months in a combination of new (15%) and used French oak barrels. The nose is very expressive, fresh, with a mixture of red and black fruit, developing complexity and absorbing
Item Number: 15550
Case: $263.40

Emilio Moro 'Finca Resalso' Tempranillo 2013
88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88 "The range of wines is set by vine age, so let’s start with the producer with younger vines, the 2013 Finca Resalso, which is 100% Tempranillo from a mixture of relatively new vineyards on clay, chalky and stony soils, which fermented in stainless steel vats with indigenous yeasts
Item Number: 13689
Case: $143.40

Emilio Moro Tempranillo 2011
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2011 Emilio Moro is pure Tempranillo from different vineyards on different soils (clay, chalk and stone) fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel vats and aged for one year in barrels, 50% French and 50% American. It’s dark, almost opaque, a little closed,
Item Number: 16682
Case: $227.40

Bodegas Barco de Piedra Tempranillo 2012
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "It is hard to find a Ribera del Duero as outstanding as this at such a reasonable price. Made from 100% Tempranillo grown in an organic vineyard planted in limestone and sand, this 2012 was aged briefly in primarily French oak. It offers up abundant floral notes intermixed with
Item Number: 12768
Case: $179.40

Cepa 21 'Hito' Tempranillo 2013
90  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 90 "right violet color. Vibrant dark berry and floral aromas are accented by notes of black pepper and woodsmoke. Juicy and appealingly sweet, showing good clarity and building weight to its blueberry and candied licorice flavors. Supple tannins come up slowly, adding shape and
Item Number: 12393
Case: $143.40

Pingus 'Flor de Pingus' Tempranillo 2010
94  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 94 "Vivid purple. Ripe cherry, cassis, potpourri and cracked pepper on the intensely perfumed nose, with subtle licorice and woodsmoke qualities adding complexity. Deep, sweet and expansive, offering explosive dark berry compote, floral pastille and anise flavors. A spicy
Item Number: 13363

Pingus Tempranillo 2010
98  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 98 "I have tasted the 2010 Pingus a number of times since I published a note on it in issue 207 in June 2013, my first and probably the shortest article ever published at The Wine Advocate. I have consistently found it significantly better than when I first tasted it, so I decided to
Item Number: 13364

Urban 'Ribera' Tinta del Pais 2010
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "The 2010 Urban Ribera is from younger Tinta del Pais vines in Berlangas and Roa-Burgos that sees three months in French oak barrels. It has an understated bouquet of raspberry leaf and wild hedgerow with touches of briary. The palate is fresh and vibrant with crisp, taut tannins
Item Number: 7854
Case: $143.40
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