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Orin Swift Locations 'E-2' Spanish Red Blend 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93"A blend of Grenache from Priorat, Rioja and Toro, Tempranillo from Rioja, and Carignan from Ribera del Duero and Carinyena. It has the same fermentation and upbringing as the French and Italian wines. Majestic, soaring black fruit aromas intermixed with forest floor, white flowers
Item Number: 14841
Bottle:$14.85
Case: $178.20
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Bodegas J A Calvo Casajus Vendimia Seleccionada 2012
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"The 2012 Vendimia Seleccionada is a pure Tempranillo from head-pruned vineyards planted in 1950, fermented with indigenous yeast and aged in used French and American barrels. It has a textbook nose of Ribera, with aromas of plums, cherries and strawberries, very typical, with
Item Number: 16892
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima Hill' Monastrell 2011
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91  International Wine Cellar 
Wine Advocate 91"The 2011 Tarima Hill is made from old vine Mourvedre grown at a high elevation of 2,000-2,500 feet. Aged 20 months in French oak, its sensational inky/purple color is followed by a sweet bouquet of acacia flowers, blueberry liqueur, blackberries and graphite, and a full-bodied,
Item Number: 13711
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Casa Castillo Las Gravas 2010
94  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 94"The 2010 Las Gravas, a blend of 70% Monastrell, 20% Syrah and 10% Garnacha aged 18 months in foudres, comes from chalky, stony soils at 750 meters altitude. This wine reveals amazing richness along with a full-bodied mouthfeel, dense blueberry and blackberry fruit intermixed with
Item Number: 17030
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2005
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92WS 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. " ~ TMStephen Tanzer
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 '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
Case: $527.40
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Bodegas El Nido 'Clio' Jumilla 2012
" Blend: 70% Monastrell, 30% Cabernet SauvignonThe wine exhibits a glass-coating opaque purple color with an expressive nose of pain grille, underbrush, brier, mineral, blueberry, and blackberry fruit leading to a plush, opulent wine with great density, savory flavors, and a lengthy finish. " ~
Item Number: 17090
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi 2007
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Let’s start with the noteworthy 2007 Vina Alberdi, their youngest and fruiter wine from a cold vintage. It’s produced with Tempranillo grapes from their own vineyards in the villages of Rodezno and Labastida, fermented with their natural yeast and aged in American oak barrels
Item Number: 15503
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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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:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Bodegas Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2012
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92  International Wine Cellar 
Robert Parker 92"The terrific 2012 Tres Picos is one of the finest inexpensive, Grenache-based wines made in the world. This full-bodied beauty boasts a deep ruby color as well as loads of strawberry and black cherry fruit, hints of lavender and crushed rocks, sweet tannin, and a broad, savory
Item Number: 6784
Bottle:$11.85
Case: $142.20
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Finca Villacreces Pruno 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93"This blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon emerges from a vineyard situated adjacent to one of the famous vineyards utilized to produce Spain’s greatest red wine, Vega Sicilia. Made from relatively old vines, the 2012 Pruno is a sexy, opulent, voluptuously textured
Item Number: 16445
Bottle:$16.85
Case: $202.20
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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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Cune 'Crianza' Rioja 2010
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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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2010
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92"This is a ripe, dark but balanced Toro with pastry, prune, blackberry and vanilla aromas. The palate is fiercely tannic on the surface but not overly hard at the foundation. Flavors of burnt toast, blackberry, spice, licorice and chocolate finish warm, toasty and dark, with
Item Number: 13551
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $263.40
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Bodegas Borsao Tinto 2013
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89  International Wine Cellar 
STEPHEN TANZER’S INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR 89(includes 15% tempranillo; done in stainless steel): "Deep ruby. Cherry, dark berries, vanilla and peppery spices on the fragrant nose. Smooth, pliant and juicy, showing a subtle spiciness to its open-knit blackberry and cherry flavors. Finishes
Item Number: 5352
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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Bodegas Breca 'Breca' Old Vines Garnacha 2011
91  International Wine Cellar 
Hedonist Gazette 92"The 2011 Breca Garnacha from Calatayud was sensational" ~Robert ParkerInternational Wine Cellar 91"Opaque ruby. Ripe blackberry and boysenberry aromas are complemented by deeper-pitched notes of mocha and licorice. At once rich and lively, offering vibrant dark fruit
Item Number: 15131
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Vinos de Arganza 'Flavium' 'Premium' Mencia 2008
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"The 2008 Flavium Premium Mencia spent 20 months in French and American oak. Opulent, rich, and lengthy, it has the balance to drink well for 6-8 years but at the asking price most consumers will want to grab some immediate gratification. " ~ JM
Item Number: 6639
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Algueira Mencia 2012
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92  John Gilman 
Eric Asimov, New York Times BEST VALUE ***"Light and harmonious, with deep flavors of spicy red fruit and minerals and a touch of tannin."John Gilman 92"I love the wines from Algueira, and their 2012 Mencía is outstanding. The wine comes in at an even thirteen percent alcohol and offers up a
Item Number: 16438
Bottle:$13.95
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Benjamin Romeo La Cueva del Contador 2009
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95"The 2009 La Cueva de Contador is sourced from declassified Contador fruit: pure Tempranillo cropped at 1.2kg per vine that is aged in new French oak for 18 months. Its name is derived from the ancient caves under San Vicente de la Sonsierra castle where the old cellar is located.
Item Number: 13388
Bottle:$74.95
Case: $899.40
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Vetus Flor de Vetus 2009
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90+"This is the first release of the entry level offering, the 2009 Flor de Vetus made from 100% Tinta de Toro. Deep purple in color, it offers up a mildly brooding bouquet with hints of tar, chocolate, espresso, spice box, and assorted black fruits. Dense on the palate with layers
Item Number: 16472
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Evodia Garnacha Altovinum 2013
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89  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 89"A custom cuvee from Eric Solomon, Altovinum’s 2013 Evodia is made from 100% old vine Grenache (some of it 100 years old), planted at 850- to 950-meter elevations in pure slate soils. It is a lovely, elegant, feminine-styled Grenache displaying notes of strawberries, cherries,
Item Number: 7829
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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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:$27.95
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Bodegas Sabor Real Toro Crianza 2007
91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91"The 2007 Vinas Centenarias was aged in French and American oak, some of it new, some for one year. Its nose is a bit more brooding and on the palate it is richer, riper, and a bit more serious. With outstanding concentration, excellent length, and impeccable balance, this awesome
Item Number: 8182
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Alonso del Yerro Tempranillo 2010
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93The 2010 Crianza is a selection of Tempranillo grapes fermented with indigenous yeasts and aged for 10-15 months in a combination of new (15%) and used French oak barrels. The nose is very expressive, fresh, with a mixture of red and black fruit, developing complexity and absorbing
Item Number: 15550
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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