Spanish Red


La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2005
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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Creta Roble Tempranillo 2013
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2013 Creta Roble, is also a custom cuvée from importer Eric Solomon. Made from 60-plus-year-old vines from an area of Ribera del Duera known as La Horra (Pingus and Aalto emerged from this area as well). This expansive, savory, complex, deep ruby/purple red wine shows notes of
Item Number: 21802
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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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
Case: $323.40
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima' Monastrell 2015
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Another terrific value is the 2015 Tarima (Nonorganic) from Alicante and another 100% Mourvèdre cuvée, aged six months in French oak. This wine has terrific aromatics, broad, expansive flavors, about 15% natural alcohol and an expansive, heady mouthfeel. This is rich, dense and
Item Number: 16331
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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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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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 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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Cune 'Crianza' Rioja 2012
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Cherry and vanilla avors mingle with leafy and spicy details in this round red. Orange peel acidity, cedar and tobacco notes give this a traditional accent. Drink now through 2025.—T.M."  Wine Advocate 90 "A wine that is extremely popular in Spain is the 2012 Cune Crianza,
Item Number: 19906
Bottle:$9.65
Case: $115.80
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Bodegas Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2014
92  Vinous Media 
Wine Spectator 91  WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 39 Designation: Smart Buys "A plush texture masks the firm structure of this red, as blackberry and boysenberry flavors mingle with notes of toast, menthol and mineral, backed by well-integrated tannins and juicy acidity. A modern style, with balance and
Item Number: 20843
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Bodegas Volver Triga 2012
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine advocate 92 "The 2012 Triga, which reached 15.5% alcohol because in their zone 2012 has been drier and warmer than 2011, is a blend of head-pruned Monastrell with some Cabernet Sauvignon from chalk-rich soils fermented in open stainless-steel vats and aged in barrique for 20 months. You can
Item Number: 20520
Bottle:$28.95
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Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2013
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Bright violet color. A complex, expansive bouquet evokes ripe dark berries, candied flowers, vanilla and incense, with a smoky mineral overtone. Juicy and focused on the palate, offering concentrated boysenberry and cherry-cola flavors that show surprising vivacity and a touch of
Item Number: 22157
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Cune Reserva Rioja 2012
93  Wine Spectator 
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"  About Cune CUNE 
Item Number: 22733
Bottle:$21.95
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Bodega Muga Reserva 'Seleccion Especial' 2011
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2011 Reserva Selección Especial, from a warmer and drier year compared with the average (as well as the previous harvest), has a similar blend as the regular Muga Reserva; it is 65% Tempranillo with 20% Garnacha, 10% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo, and it was fermented in small vats
Item Number: 22928
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Bodegas Ramirez De La Piscina Rioja Reserva 2010
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "A stunning value in 6-year-old Rioja from this estate’s 49 acres with most of the vines planted in 1932, the 100% Tempranillo 2010 Reserva aged 18 months in a combination of French and American oak. The wine has a dense ruby/plum color, a big, sweet kiss of camphor, licorice,
Item Number: 22910
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Marques De Riscal Rioja Gran Reserva 2005
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 "Earthy, leathery aromas of baked red fruits fit the classic style. This is full on the palate but not heavy, with cola, molasses, coffee and heady raspberry and plum flavors. A warm finish with fine tannins and ripe flavors of chocolate, lightly baked black fruits and vanilla.
Item Number: 23377
Bottle:$31.95
Case: $191.70
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2010
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "Ripe and intense aromas of strawberries and blackberries with hints of black ink. Savory notes, too. Full-bodied, chewy and focused with linear fruit and character. Very finely crafted. Drink or hold."  Wine Advocate 91 "The 2010 Viña Alberdi is a Tempranillo blend from
Item Number: 23447
Bottle:$14.95
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Orin Swift 'Locations' 'E-4' Spanish Red NV
"The wine presents a dark, polished amethyst with aromatic notes of white pepper, tobacco, and black currant emerging from the glass. A silky mouthfeel with a palate of dark plums, black raspberry, and hints of French vanilla closes with subtle tart black cherry and a lengthy, structural
Item Number: 22523
Bottle:$14.85
Case: $178.20
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La Rioja Alta '890' Tempranillo 2001
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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Bodegas Borsao Tinto 2015
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87  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 87 "The 2015 Garnacha, which comes in the bright, modern orange/red/copper label is their largest cuvée of 40,000 cases and, again, a naked expression of its blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Tempranillo. This sees no oak, and is all the better for it. Plenty of black cherries, black
Item Number: 5352
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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Bodegas Breca 'Breca' Old Vines Garnacha 2013
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91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 (made from the property's oldest vines, which were planted between 1925 and 1945): Vivid ruby. Sexy, mineral-laced aromas of fresh red berries, candied flowers and Asian spices, with a hint of cola in the background. Sweet, concentrated and seamless, offering intense raspberry and
Item Number: 21751
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Casa Castillo Monastrell 2014
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The entry level wine here is the 2014 Monastrell, a wine that mixes grapes from different valley vineyards within the estate where you find more sand and clay and the age of the vines varies between 35 and five-years-old. Starting with this vintage, which was nothing short of
Item Number: 23211
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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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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Bodegas Castano 'Hecula' Monastrell 2012
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91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91 "The basic offering from proprietor Ramon Castano Santa, who owns a whopping 1,000 acres in Yecla, is the 2012 Hecula, which is sourced from a non-irrigated, single vineyard planted with 100% Monastrell. Aged in both tank and French oak, it comes from 60-80-year-old vines planted
Item Number: 17668
Bottle:$9.45
Case: $113.40
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Lagar de Robla Premium Mencia 2012
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 Smart Buy" This firm red is reserved, but shows depth and integration, with mulled plum, licorice, mineral and smoke flavors that mingle over well-integrated tannins, giving way to the juicy finish. Drink now through 2022. "
Item Number: 18011
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Bodegas Triton Tinta de Toro 2015
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2015 Triton Tinta De Toro is a stunning wine from this relatively modest appellation and vineyard owned by Jorge Ordoñez and his partners. The wine, 100% Tinto de Toro, spent eight months sur lie in Burgundy and Bordeaux barrels. It is a killer example of Toro, which produces
Item Number: 23384
Bottle:$14.95
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