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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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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Cropped from a vintage deemed almost perfect, the 2005 Viña Ardanza Reserva follows the same varietal mix found in the last vintages; 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha. The grapes are always sourced from the same vineyards, 30-year-old Tempranillo from Fuenmayor and Cenicero in
Item Number: 17109
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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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 'Vina Real' Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2008
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94  " The 2008 Gran Reserva is produced from 90-95% Tempranillo and the rest Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano fermented in inox. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in both French and American oak barrels where is aged for two years. During the aging process the wine is frequently
Item Number: 17375
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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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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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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Lopez de Heredia 'Vina Tondonia' Gran Reserva 1981
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95  " The 1981 Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva has a vibrant nose reminiscent of coeval Burgundy, with scents of citrus peel, orange rind, singed leather and a Tuscan delicatessen. The palate has a penetrating orange peel and tart cherry entry with potent earthy notes at its core. It is
Item Number: 17477
Bottle:$197.99
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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
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Cune 'Vina Real' Reserva Tempranillo 2005 1.5L
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2005 Reserva undergoes longer aging than the Crianza with 18 months in 80% American oak. It has a complex bouquet of blackberry, black olive and spice that is well-defined and lifted. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins. This beautifully composed Reserva has a silky
Item Number: 17357
Bottle:$53.95
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Bodegas Muriel Rioja Reserva 2008
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95  Decanter 
Decanter 95  “Lovely; so complex and intriguing, improving through to the finish. A great, classic Rioja.” –PBT  “Menthol and eucalyptus nose, then more classic aromas. Ripe and spicy with concentrated fruit. Deep, rich, fruit-driven and pretty serious.” –BH  “Savoury style that is integrated,
Item Number: 16027
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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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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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
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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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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
Case: $107.40
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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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Burgo Viejo Crianza 2010
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90  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 90 "(90% tempranillo and 10% graciano; aged for a year in American oak): Bright ruby-red. Fragrant aromas of cherry, pipe tobacco and vanilla, with a smoky overtone. Smoky and sweet on the palate, offering broad dark fruit flavors and a touch of coconut. Finishes juicy and
Item Number: 15841
Bottle:$9.95
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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
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2004
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96  "The 2004 Gran Reserva 904 is Tempranillo from Brinas, Labastida and Villalba balanced with 10% Graciano from Briones and Rodezno. The grapes were fermented and macerated in inox vats for 14 days at 28º C, and malolactic fermentation lasted 28 days. The wine aged for 4 years in
Item Number: 18212
Bottle:$43.95
Case: $527.40
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Vina Herminia Rioja Reserva 2009
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90  "Brilliant ruby. Smoky cherry and dark berries on the fragrant, oak-accented nose and palate. Fleshy and open-knit, displaying good heft and no rough edges. Shows the ripeness of the vintage but carries no excess weight and finishes fresh and lively, with lingering vanilla and
Item Number: 17834
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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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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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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Bodegas Lan Rioja Reserva 2008
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 " The 2008 Reserva shows good concentration and fresh aromas of an Atlantic vintage, with quite a traditional profile displaying notes of red fruit, spices, leather and dill, and a medium-bodied palate with intense and clean flavors and a supple finish. This great Reserva wears an
Item Number: 17961
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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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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