Rioja


Bodegas Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2013
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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:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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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
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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
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Cune Reserva Rioja 2012
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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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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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Bodegas Exopto 'Bozeto de Exopto' 2015
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91  John Gilman 
John Gilman 91+ "The 2015 Bozeto de Exopto from Bodegas Exopto is comprised of a blend of fifty percent Garnacha, forty percent Tempranillo and ten percent Graciano, with the wine raised in French casks of varying age. This is a relatively new project, only started in 2003 by Bordelais winemaker
Item Number: 25006
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Cune 'Monopole' 'Classico' Viura 2014
93  John Gilman 
John Gilman 93+ "For decades, this bottling was produced with fifteen percent Manzanilla added into the blend just after the completion of fermentation, with the remainder of the cuvée made up entirely of Viura. It was extremely popular in its day in Spain, but as fashion changed in the 1980s, the
Item Number: 24569
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Cune 'Imperial' Rioja Reserva 2011
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "Enticing aromas of ripe strawberries and raspberries with a mineral and salty character. Iodine, too. Tree bark. Full body, fine-grained and concentrated tannins and a long and clean, salty and light coffee finish. Great balance and structure. As it should be. Drink or hold.
Item Number: 24158
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
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Lopez Heredia Vina Tononia Reserva Rioja Bianco 2003
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"This distinctive white is delicate yet expressive, with a lean texture carrying lively flavors of dried apple, quince, wildflower, tarragon, and vanilla. Drink now through 2023." ~ TM
Item Number: 22250
Bottle:$38.95
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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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Cune 'Vina Real' Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2009
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The really impressive 2009 Rioja Gran Reserva is a classic among classics, mainly Tempranillo with just 5% Graciano, the wine fermented in stainless steel and matured in new barriques for 24 with rackings every four months. This is a ripe and powerful wine but not heavy. It has
Item Number: 23918
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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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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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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Lopez de Heredia 'Vina Tondonia' Gran Reserva 1995
97  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 97 "The only current red Gran Reserva is the 1995 Viña Tondonia Gran Reserva, the one that is produced exactly the same as before, including fining with egg whites and sealing with red wax. 1995 was an excellent and early harvest, the grapes achieved full ripeness and were
Item Number: 21833
Bottle:$95.95
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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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Campo Viejo 'Rioja' Tempranillo 2014
"A cherry red color, suggestive of a vibrant Tempranillo wine. On the nose, its rich aromas have a pronounced intensity with an initial scent of ripe red fruit followed by gentle sweet notes of vanilla and spices. On the palate, it is perfumed, soft and fresh with a long finish that leaves memories
Item Number: 20614
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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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
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Bodegas LAN Rioja Crianza 2012 1.5L
" 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: 22495
Bottle:$19.99
Case: $119.94
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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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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,
Item Number: 23999
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $221.70
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Cune 'Vina Real' Rioja Reserva 2010
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93  "Going one step up in the quality ladder, the Viña Real 2010 Reserva plays with the advantage of being cropped from a quite balanced, fresh vintage, a blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano from Rioja Alavesa fermented in stainless steel and matured in
Item Number: 18385
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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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:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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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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El Coto Crianza 2013
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Tasting Panel 90 "Sour cherry and raspberries countered with cinnamon-dominated baking spice in a medium, soft-bodied 100% Tempranillo. Just a touch of savory dill lingers on the palate. El Coto consists of a group of winemakers who own the largest vineyard holdings in Rioja. This enables them to
Item Number: 20409
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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