Spanish Red


La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2010
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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:$14.85
Case: $178.20
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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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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
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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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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:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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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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Mas d'en Compte 'Black Slate' Porrera 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Part of the collection from different villages from Priorat, Cellar Cal Pla produced a 2014 Black Slate Porrera, which is a blend of 50% Garnacha with 40% Cariñena and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon. It is a village wine from 20- to 30-year-old vines on slate soils fermented in
Item Number: 23044
Bottle:$18.95
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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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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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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2013
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" Termes Shows Toro'S Quintessential Fruit: Ripe But Fresh, With Velvety Texture and Lively Structure, This Wine Leaves A General Impression Of Balance and Elegance. "~ Winery notes
Item Number: 23553
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $113.70
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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 Mano a Mano Venta la 'Ossa' Syrah 2012
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90  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 90 “Glass-staining ruby. Aromas of cherry, blackcurrant, earth and vanillin oak are lifted by a peppery nuance. Spicy cherry and cassis flavors show very good depth and pick up a bitter chocolate quality with air. Closes with gentle tannic grip and strong, spicy length." 
Item Number: 23392
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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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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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 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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Orin Swift 'Locations' 'E-4' Spanish Red NV
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"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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Barahonda 'Carro' Monastrell/Syrah/Merlot 2014
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Carro is a ridiculous value in a full-bodied, complex, rich and savory dry red wine. Dense ruby/purple with notes of blackberry and blueberry fruit, licorice and camphor, the wine is totally unoaked and naked. This is a beauty of purity and richness and just goes to show
Item Number: 20263
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Descendientes de J. Palacios Bierzo 'Petalos' 2014
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2014 Pétalos del Bierzo was already up for tasting as they sell the wine quite quickly even if the volumes are not small, but the wine had only been in bottle for one week and it might have been a little closed, especially when compared with the aromatic 2013. However, the
Item Number: 21827
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Alvarez de Toledo Mencia Roble 2009
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 " The 2009 Alvarez de Toledo was bottled just a week before the wine was presented but seems to be showing no symptoms of distress. Balsamic, leather, and black fruits are the principal notes struck by this suave effort that over-delivers in a big way. Like its older sibling, it
Item Number: 15361
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Odipus 'Old Vines' Grenache 2008
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"The 2008 Odipus is composed of 100% Garnacha from 100+-year-old vines aged for 6 months in seasoned French oak. It offers up excellent density and richness in its black cherry fruit. Hints of smoke, incense, violets, and mineral notes add complexity to the smooth as silk finish. "
Item Number: 16933
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $59.70
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Rafael Reverte 'Cistum' Red 2009
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 " The 2009 Cistum was sourced from 120-year-old ungrafted pre-phylloxera vines aged for 6 months in new French oak. Cedar, pencil lead, Asian spices, incense, and black cherry liqueur aromas are some of the elements leading to a voluminous, focused, layered wine with enough
Item Number: 16932
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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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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Adegas Guimaro Mencia 2015
92  John Gilman 
John Gilman 92 "The 2015 Mencía from Adegas Guímaro is an excellent wine, offering up a pure and complex bouquet of pomegranate, chicory, graphite, complex slate soil tones, a touch of blood orange and tree bark. On the palate the wine is pure medium-full and transparent, with lovely focus and
Item Number: 23882
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Casa Castillo El Molar 2015
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92-93 "I tasted a first tentative blend of the 2015 El Molar a few weeks before bottling, a very pale and delicate, perfumed and insinuating Garnacha. The bottling was finally delayed, so I didn't have time to taste the final version, hence the range of scores, which should be pretty
Item Number: 23974
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Bodegas Volver Single Vinyard Tempranillo 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2014 Volver Single Vineyard comes from a parcel of vines planted in 1957 called Finca Los Juncares. It is 100% Tempranillo aged 15 months in French oak and bottled unfiltered. It is a relatively small cuvée of 3,000 cases, but it’s a stunning wine, with notes of unsmoked cigar
Item Number: 23429
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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