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Bodegas Abanico Hazana Vinas Viejas 2012
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92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92 "A spectacular wine assembled by Eric Solomon, Rafael De Haan and Miguel Angel Rodriguez, the 2012 Hazana Vinas Viejas is made from 45- to 70-year-old bush vines (85% Tempranillo and 15% Graciano). Aged 12 months in French and American oak, it is difficult to believe a wine such as
Item Number: 16425
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2005
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 34 "This traditional red offers dried cherry, orange peel, tobacco and sanguine flavors in a silky texture, supported by light, firm tannins and balsamic acidity. Focused and fresh, with a juicy finish. Drink now. 50,000 cases made. " ~ TM  Stephen Tanzer
Item Number: 17109
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2001
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96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "The 2001 Gran Reserva 904 will not be released for another 3 years. Dark ruby-colored with a garnet rim, it displays a lovely nose of Asian spices, incense, tobacco, balsamic, and blackberry. On the palate it has exceptional depth, layers of spicy black fruit, excellent ripeness,
Item Number: 13376
Bottle:$43.95
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Bodega Classica Hacienda Lopez de Haro Rioja Reserva 2005
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92  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 92 "The 2005 Hacienda Lopez de Haro Reserva is a blend of 90% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano and 5% Garnacha aged for 20 months in French and American oak. It has a beautiful, rounded, sensual bouquet with hints of over-ripe Satsuma and gravel. The palate is medium-bodied with a touch
Item Number: 15953
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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La Rioja Alta '890' Tempranillo 2001
200  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "2001 is a great vintage for all the wines from La Rioja Alta but the long-awaited 2001 Gran Reserva 890 is otherworldly. 2001 was a slow maturing vintage which produced smaller grapes especially in the old vineyards on the slopes of the Sierra Cantabria in the villages of Brinas,
Item Number: 17358
Bottle:$126.95
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Cune 'Crianza' Rioja 2010
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2010 CUNE Crianza, in a similar fashion to its 2011 sibling, is extremely aromatic, with clean raspberry aromas and the benefit of one more year in bottle, which provided it with some more complexity in the form of dried roses and sweet spice notes. The palate is velvety,
Item Number: 15338
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Cune 'Monopole' Viura 2013
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 64 "This focused white shows bright, juicy flavors of white peach and Meyer lemon, with herbal and mineral accents. The texture is quite rich, but crisp, citrusy acidity keeps this lively. Drink now through 2017. "  " 100% Viura. All grapes come from the
Item Number: 16615
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Izadi Reserva Rioja 2010
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92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92 "Bodegas Izadi’s owner, the Anton family, also owns the well-known Finca Villacreces in Ribera del Duero. Izadi is a relatively large estate with more than 375 acres in Rioja Alavesa. About 40% of the vineyards are over 70 years of age, which is quite impressive. The 2010 Reserva
Item Number: 17305
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Bodega Classica Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza 2008
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 The 2008 Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza is a blend of 93% Tempranillo and 7% Garnacha aged for 18 months in French and American oak. It has a mellow bouquet of dried herbs, terracotta tiles and dusky black fruit that is very well-defined. The palate is medium-bodied with fine
Item Number: 17053
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Bodegas Lan Rioja Crianza 2010
" Brilliant red cherry with violet hues. Elegant aging aromas with fruity notes. It develops a good balance at the palate coming from the sweet and elegant tannins. Serve with cold starters, pasta and cheeses. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 8434
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2008
88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88"The 2008 Reserva seems like a much more serious wine, with fresh notes of cherries, some leather and pepper and a tight palate that reveals good balance, purity of flavors and good length. It should age well, as it has good balance. Drink 2014-2019."
Item Number: 16404
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Bodegas Lan 'Gran Reserva' Rioja 2005
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 The 2005 Gran Reserva is a blend of 85% Tempranillo, 10% Mazuelo and 5% Graciano: a selection of the best grapes from 20- to 25-year-old vines that is then aged in American and French oak for 24 months. It has an intense minty nose of blackberry, smoke and grilled meats that is
Item Number: 16934
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Campo Viejo Tempranillo Reserva 2008
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89"Charry and herbal notes give way to a core of fresh black cherry and mineral flavors in this firm, slightly austere red. Remains balanced through the savory finish. Drink now through 2018." —T.M.
Item Number: 8076
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Faustino Gran Reserva I 2001
97  Decanter 
Decanter 97 "A top example of an aged Rioja. Powerful yet elegant with a complex array of flavors. Delicate use of creamy oak and spicy, leathery notes with ripe bramble fruits leading to a mineral finish. A classy wine. Delicious to drink now but its freshness will enable further cellaring." 
Item Number: 15663
Bottle:$32.95
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Bodegas Valdemar 'Inspiracion' Seleccion 2010
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS TOP 100 2013 Rank 34 " Fresh and focused, this sleek, lively red shows black cherry, wild berry, licorice, mineral and toast flavors that glideover the palate, supported by well-integrated tannins and bright acidity. A graceful, modern style. Drink now through 2018."   Wine
Item Number: 15818
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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La Rioja Alta '890' Tempranillo 1998
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 1998 Gran Reserva 890 is more or less the same blend and vinification as the 1995 with just a little more alcohol (13%). It has impressive intensity on the nose with lifted dark cherry and briary notes. It has very fine delineation with aromas of licorice and orange rind. The
Item Number: 15897
Bottle:$126.95
Case: $1,523.40
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Montebuena Cuvee KPF Tempranillo 2012
90  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 90 "Dark ruby. Ripe cherry, red berries and smoky minerals on the nose. Spicy, firm and tightly wound, with very good lift to the flavors of redcurrant, bitter cherry and licorice. A gripping, lithe midweight, with appealing sweetness and bracing minerality on the long,
Item Number: 8967
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Muga 'Gran Reserva' Prado Enea 2005
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95  Wine Advocate 
Wine advocate 95 "The 2005 Prado Enea Gran Reserva spends 36-months in oak, nine months in new oak after which it is racked into American oak that is “semi-new” (i.e. a new barrel that is “broken in” with a wine beforehand). It has an unashamedly opulent bouquet of primal, ripe, boysenberry,
Item Number: 16554
Bottle:$47.95
Case: $575.40
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Campo Viejo Tempranillo 'Rioja' 2012
"This blend of Tempranillo, Garnacha and Mazuelo is an intense ruby red wine with aromas of black fruit and vanilla. Velvety and elegant, it's an old world wine with a new world attitude, and it is downright addictive with roasts and firm cheeses." ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 6950
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Bodegas Marques de Carrion 'Antano' Rioja Reserva 2009
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 Best Value " This polished red offers cedar, tobacco, mineral and orange peel flavors that frame a core of dried cherry and black tea. Light, firm tannins and crisp acidity impart focus. An elegant, traditional style. Drink now through 2019. 25,000 cases made. " ~ TM  " Classic
Item Number: 18013
Bottle:$8.95
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Ramon Bilbao 'Crianza' Tempranillo 'Rioja' 2010
87  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 87"Supple and lively, this red offers juicy cherry and light leafy flavors, with notes of smoke and black pepper. Features just enough tannins for grip. Drink now through 2015. 191,667 cases made." –TM
Item Number: 15493
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Cune 'Imperial' Rioja Gran Reserva 2005 1.5L
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The 2005 Imperial Gran Reserva is firing on all cylinders. Smoked cured meats, balsamic notes of beeswax, antique shop and incense define the complex and elegant nose. The medium-bodied palate reveals an impressively powerful wine which manages to feel light on its feet. I needed
Item Number: 15675
Bottle:$114.95
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Bodegas Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2011
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91  "It’s interesting to compare the 2010 with the 2011 Finca La Montesa, which has a slightly different blend – 70% Garnacha, 25% Tempranillo and 5% Mazuelo – also sourced from the family vineyard La Montesa del Monte Yerga in Alfaro. It displays notes of ripe red fruit and spices in
Item Number: 17072
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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El Coto Crianza 2010
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"This 100% Tempranillo shows layers of fresh raspberries, cherry, cedar and spice typical of a classically styled Rioja. This is all wrapped up in a vanilla and leather laiden package that is medium in body and sports a long, soft finish. Always a good value!" ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 3008
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Cune 'Vina Real' Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2006
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The bouquet on the 2006 Gran Reserva is more polished and opulent than the 2005 and is perhaps showing more alcohol at present. The palate has a sweet entry of dark cherries and creme de cassis. This is a very sleek Gran Reserva, more modern in style than the 2005 with a silky
Item Number: 15248
Bottle:$32.95
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