Rioja


Bodegas Abanico Hazana Vinas Viejas 2014
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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Marques del Puerto Gran Reserva Rioja 2004
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92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Mild rooty notes come side by side with plum, berry and cola aromas. This is deep, pure and elegant in the mouth, with ripe berry, spice and vanilla flavors doled out in proper amounts. A loamy finish with just enough acidic kick confirms the excellence of this gran reserva from
Item Number: 18331
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Lopez de Heredia 'Reserva' Rioja 2003
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95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "Ripe aromas of dried fruits, plums and prunes. Flowers too. Full body, round and ripe textured tannins. Intense and powerful fruit. Layered. Powerful style. Very long. Richer than normal due to the the hot growing seasons of 2003. Aged for six years in old American oak barrels.
Item Number: 20530
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Bodega Classica Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza 2010
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"The 2010 Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza feels quite classical in its style, lightly-colored, with clean red spicy fruit, a touch of leather and a polished, soft palate that makes it very pleasant and easy to drink. At this price level this wine is a steal! "
Item Number: 17053
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Izadi Reserva Rioja 2011
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90  Wine & Spirits 
Robert Parker 92 "A 100% Tempranillo aged 14 months in American and French oak, the 2011 Reserva is an outstanding value showing beautiful black and red currant fruits, high-quality, unsmoked cigar tobacco, licorice and loamy soil undertones. Deep, medium to full-bodied, very pure, rich and
Item Number: 20953
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Torre de Ona Finca San Martin Rioja Crianza 2012
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 Top 100 # 58 "This red is focused and polished, delivering harmonious flavors of black cherry, olive, smoke and mineral. The tannins are well-integrated, the acidity fresh. A bit reserved, but has depth. Drink now through 2022. 10,500 cases made."  Wine Advocate 90 "The
Item Number: 20422
Bottle:$11.95
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Obalo Crianza 2011
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Josh Raynolds 91 "(all tempranillo; aged for a year in new French oak): Dark purple. Exotically perfumed aromas of fresh dark berries, toasty oak, incense and fresh flowers, with a mineral element adding vivacity. Vibrant cherry and blackberry flavors show very good clarity, gaining in sweetness
Item Number: 21410
Bottle:$15.85
Case: $190.20
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Muga 'Gran Reserva' Prado Enea 2006
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98  James Suckling 
James Suckling 98 ""This is amazing traditional Rioja with a complexity and beauty of ripe fruit and long aging. Unique. Full body, ultra-fine tannins, tobacco, vanilla, plums and prunes. It lasts for minutes on the palate. Three years aged in oak and three years in bottle. 80% tempranillo with the
Item Number: 19195
Bottle:$51.95
Case: $623.40
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Cune 'Crianza' Rioja 2012
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "A wine that is extremely popular in Spain is the 2012 Cune Crianza, the usual Tempranillo-based blend with 15% Garnacha Tinta and Mazuelo matured in oak barrels for one year. The nose starts with notes of creamy oak that soon give way to aromas of ripe berries, blackcurrants and
Item Number: 19906
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2007
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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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 2007
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93+  "The 2007 Imperial Gran Reserva is again a great wine in the making. Red fruit and plenty of spices (nutmeg), the palate shows great acidity and abundant tannins that need resolving with time in bottle. Great tension and nerve. I think it will take some time to be released, which
Item Number: 16497
Bottle:$49.85
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El Coto 'Coto de Imaz' Rioja Reserva 2010
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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Cune "Imperial" Rioja Reserva 2010
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 93 2015 Top 100 # 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 Advocate 92
Item Number: 20473
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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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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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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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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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 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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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 2009
"Intense black-cherry color with good depth of color and hardly any signs of evolution. Very expressive aromas on the nose with notes of liquorice, cinnamon and black pepper, with just a subtle hint of the long cask-aging, thanks to its great complexity and ripe, concentrated fruit. Fresh and easy
Item Number: 21166
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Arana' Tempranillo 2006
Decantalo 93 "This new vintage, Viña Arana, is a red wine. Its previous 2005 vintage gained 18.5 points out of 20 from Decanter and it was placed among the top 3 best Riojas of the year of Masters of Wine Pedro Ballesteros i Anette Scarfe. This wine is produced by Bodega La Rioja Alta in D.O. La
Item Number: 17319
Bottle:$24.95
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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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Bodegas Muga Reserva 'Unfiltered' 2011
Vinous 91 "Deep ruby. Spice-accented aromas of dark berries, cherry pit, chocolate and candied rose, with a smoky element emerging slowly. Densely packed and sharply focused, with zesty acidity adding lift and cut to the wine's bitter cherry and redcurrant flavors. Finishes with silky, building
Item Number: 19947
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $263.40
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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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