Rioja


La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2005
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96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Enthusiast 96 WE TOP 100 2016 Rank 1 "One look, one whiff, one taste and you’re swooning. This mature, tawny, ready-to-drink gran reserve with aromas of lemon peel, cedar and dried cherry is the epitome of elegance. A juicy, supple palate is highly approachable, while flavors of vanilla,
Item Number: 21374
Bottle:$41.95
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Cune 'Gran Reserva' Rioja 2010
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94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 22 "This generous red shows a traditional character, with leafy, dried herb, tea and spicy notes framing dried cherry, licorice and leather flavors. Firm tannins and balsamic acidity impart structure. There’s plenty of depth here, culminating in a juicy,
Item Number: 22336
Bottle:$26.95
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Obalo Rioja Reserva 2010
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"Big and bold, this red shows plum, licorice, tar and coffee flavors. Austere but harmonious, in a savory style, with muscular tannins giving this formidable structure. Rather tough, but shows impressive concentration. Best from 2018 through 2030. 1,000 cases imported."
Item Number: 23633
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $137.70
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2007
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2007 Viña Ardanza Reserva is a blend of Tempranillo with 20% Garnacha, the Tempranillo from 30-year-old vineyards La Cuesta and Montecillo in the villages of Fuenmayor and Cenicero, and the Garnacha from old head-pruned vines at 600 meters altitude in Tudelilla, in Rioja Baja,
Item Number: 21151
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Torre de Ona Rioja Reserva 2010
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "I tasted two vintages of the reserve wine. This 2010 Reserva is a blend of Tempranillo with 5% Mazuelo (Cariñena), matured in a mixture of new and used French and Caucasian oak barrels for 20 months. There is a jump in quality, subtlety and balance in this 2010, as it feels like
Item Number: 19356
Bottle:$19.85
Case: $238.20
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Cune Reserva Rioja 2012
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Spectator 93 "This sleek red offers cherry, licorice, mineral and smoke flavors that mingle harmoniously over light, firm tannins, driven by lively acidity through the savory finish. Discreet, but shows depth and intensity. Drink now through 2025. 600 cases imported. –TM"  Wine Enthusiast 93
Item Number: 22733
Bottle:$21.95
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Bodegas Abanico Hazana Vinas Viejas 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 “The 2014 Hazana Vinas Viejas is simply one of the greatest values in Rioja that money can buy. A blend of 85% Tempranillo and 15% Graciano, this collaboration between importer Eric Solomon and the owner and winemaker has produced an absolutely amazing Rioja from 45- to 70-year-old
Item Number: 21320
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Bodegas Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2013
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 52 "A thick texture carries plum tart, orange peel, toasted vanilla and anise flavors in this ripe version, balanced by juicy acidity. The spicy, berry-scented finish is long and pure. Drink now through 2023."   " Bodegas Palacios Remondo is based in
Item Number: 22411
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Muga 'Gran Reserva' Prado Enea 2009
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "The most classic cuvée was not produced in 2007 or 2008, so we jumped to the phenomenal 2009 Prado Enea. It was produced with grapes from cooler vineyards that enjoyed 20 extra days of slow ripening compared with warmer zones, which provided them with perfect ripeness and deep
Item Number: 23367
Bottle:$65.95
Case: $791.40
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Bodegas Lan Rioja Crianza 2012
" Intense red cherry colour. Aromas of red fruits, strawberry, raspberry and cranberry framed by fine nuances of vanilla and toffee. Silky and structured on the palate, it has a long lasting and satisfying finish." ~Tasting Notes
Item Number: 22067
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Bodegas Muga Reserva 'Unfiltered' 2012
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "(aged for two years in French oak barrels that are made at the bodega, as is the case with all of the casks here) Opaque ruby. Pungent, oak-tinged cherry and red currant scents are complemented by mineral and peppery spice notes and a hint of game. Sappy and incisive on the palate,
Item Number: 22855
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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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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Cune 'Monopole' Viura 2015
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "This white is fresh and bright, but also dense, with a firm backbone of crisp acidity that carries pear, McIntosh apple and verbena flavors. The juicy, floral finish brings you back for another sip. Drink now through 2020. 4,000 cases imported. –TM"  James Suckling 90 "Aromas
Item Number: 22118
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Bodega Muga Reserva 'Seleccion Especial' 2011
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "This red has a firm backbone and a solid texture, with harmonious flavors of plum, blackberry, licorice, cocoa and espresso. Concen- trated yet graceful." Drink now through 2026.—T.M.  Vinous Media 93 "(aged for 26 months in French oak casks) Bright ruby. Fresh red berry,
Item Number: 22928
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Lopez de Heredia 'Tondonia' Rioja 2004
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2004 Viña Tondonia Reserva is a completely different story. It is a worthy follower of the 2001, the greatest of the Viña Tondonia Reservas of recent times. It has the usual blend and usual levels of alcohol and acidity, bottled after six years in oak barrels. The nose feels
Item Number: 21680
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $431.40
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Bodega Classica Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza 2013
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Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza 2013 is a wine of intense colour and pleasant bouquet, in which the nuances of mature fruit stand out. In the mouth it is soft, expressive and elegant, combining a fruity character with the notes lent by the cask, in perfect balance. ~Winery Tasting Notes.
Item Number: 17053
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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El Coto 'Coto de Imaz' Rioja Reserva 2010
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Vibrant and spicy, this lively red delivers bright cherry, berry, vanilla and toasty flavors, with citrusy acidity and light, firm tannins. Focused and graceful. Drink now through 2020." ~T.M.
Item Number: 19723
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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El Coto Crianza 2013
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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: 20409
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Bodegas Lan Edicion Limitada 2011
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Advocate 90 The 2011 Edicion Limitada (or Limited Edition, you have both on the label) is a blend of Tempranillo with 12% Graciano and 8% Mazuelo aged for 15 months in barrels.With a core of black fruit aromas, it has plenty of balsamic and oak-driven notes highlighted by smoke, vanilla, clove
Item Number: 23999
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $221.70
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Cune 'Imperial' Rioja Reserva 2010
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 WS TOP 100 2015 Rank 56 "Smoky and tarry notes give this rich red an austere character, but plum, licorice, soy and mineral notes promise an expressive future. The tannins and acidity are balanced and unobtrusive. Best from 2016 through 2030. 1,500 cases imported."  Wine
Item Number: 20473
Bottle:$32.95
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Bodegas Ramirez De La Piscina Rioja Reserva 2011
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "(aged for 18 months in French and American oak casks and then held in bottle for two years before being released) Deep ruby. Perfumed aromas of red berry liqueur, dried cherry, potpourri and tobacco plus a building vanilla undertone. Supple, open-knit red fruit, mocha and floral
Item Number: 23610
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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La Antigua Classico Rioja Reserva 2008
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "Complex, layered and enticing nose of ripe strawberries, dried flowers and meat as well as porcini undertones. Full and velvety with ripe and soft tannins that follow through to a long, soft and slightly sweet finish. Harmonious and classy. Old-style. 65% Garnacha, 20%
Item Number: 23721
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Marques de Caceres Rose 2015
"Packed with fruits of the forest (red berries, strawberries, raspberries) that rest on a discreet depth of minerals. This Fruity Mineral character comes through again in the mouth with a hint of spice, resulting in pleasant fullness. Elegant and Refined Finish."~Winery Notes
Item Number: 14412
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2011
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A red with lots of floral, dried fruits, and hints of lavender. Full-bodied, very structured and powerful. Loads of fruit, and shows tension and form. Drink or hold. Impressive."
Item Number: 23988
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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