Spanish Red


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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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 El Nido 'Clio' Jumilla 2013
The 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: 20406
Bottle:$39.95
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2009
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92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "Ruby-red. Aromas of ripe red berries, candied rose, vanilla and pipe tobacco, with a mineral element contributing vivacity. Juicy, penetrating and gently sweet on the palate, offering vibrant raspberry and cherry flavors that deepen on the back half. Shows very good heft and power
Item Number: 20465
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Bodegas Tandem Ars Nova 2010
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91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "Brilliant ruby. Lively aromas of blackcurrant, cherry and fresh tobacco are complicated by a smoky mineral quality. Sweet, smooth and broad, showing ripe blackcurrant and cherry flavors and a touch of rose pastille. Quite Bordeaux-like in style, finishing with smooth tannins and
Item Number: 21145
Bottle:$11.45
Case: $137.40
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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2012
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "Pure Tinta de Toro from a number of vineyard son Sandy and stony soils aged in 30% new barrels for 12-15 months. There are some aromas mixing cured meat with classical Tempranillo black raspberries, and some lactic and spice aromas (cola nut), with hints of granite and licorice.
Item Number: 20113
Bottle:$18.95
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Obalo Crianza 2011
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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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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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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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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: $119.40
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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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Teso La Monja Almirez Toro 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93  "The 2012 Almirez (a 1,000-case cuvée of 100% Tinta de Toro) was aged 14 months in French oak. This sensational wine comes from vines planted between 1949 and 1999. Yields were a conservative 1.8 tons of fruit per acre. An inky/purple color is followed by aromas of camphor, ground
Item Number: 17941
Bottle:$17.45
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Casa Castillo Las Gravas 2011
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "It's interesting to see the 2011 and 2012 vintages of Las Gravas together as this 2011 starts with reductive aromas (energetic decanting is not out of the place) and also closed, with lactic notes and ripe fruit. With a very dark, concentrated and ripe full-bodied palate, it is
Item Number: 18664
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $149.70
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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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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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Emilio Moro 'Valderramiro' Tempranillo 2009
100  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97-100 - JM "The 2009 Malleolus de Valderramiro was tasted from a barrel sample. Opaque purple in color, it offers up an alluring bouquet of Asian spices, incense, licorice, blueberry, and blackberry. Dense, rich, and full-bodied, it has great flavors and balance. Once in bottle it
Item Number: 14904
Bottle:$139.95
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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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Espelt Viticultors Garnacha Old Vines 2013
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "This stunning custom cuvee from Eric Solomon was made with the help of Frenchman Jean-Marc Lafage. From granite soils around Spain’s Costa Brava, just two kilometers from the Mediterranean Sea, some of the grapes in this wine come from old vines dating back to 1900. The 2013
Item Number: 19699
Bottle:$9.95
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Magana 'Baron de Magana' Navarra Tinto 2009
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92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92  "The sensational 2009 Baron de Magana possesses a Bordeaux-like personality, particularly Pomerol, which is not surprising since the cuttings for the 35% Merlot in the blend were acquired from the Petrus vineyard! The remainder of the blend is 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20%
Item Number: 15095
Bottle:$17.95
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Flaco Tempranillo 2014
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "Bright ruby-red. The red fruit nose shows Pinot-like energy, with white pepper and floral pastille nuances adding complexity. Silky and sweet on the palate, offering intense but edge-free raspberry and spicecake flavors. A wine of noteworthy elegance, especially for the money.
Item Number: 20432
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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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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Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2012
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2012 Alto Moncayo, pure Garnacha from a warm, extremely dry and early vintage is extremely young and oaky with a nose full of vanilla, cinnamon, clove and smoke along with ripe blackberries, some cereal hints and notes of café au lait intermixed with quite a lot of toasts
Item Number: 17303
Bottle:$37.95
Case: $455.40
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Vinas Del Cenit Demora 2007
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92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Lower in price than Cenit’s Old Vines, but to me this is a better, more open wine with bacon, spice and bold black-fruit aromas. The palate is full but retains finesse as well as big tannins; flavors of black fruits come with chocolate, coffee and spice. Full-force stuff but
Item Number: 19352
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2005
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "The 2005 Gran Reserva 904 is a superb blend of Tempranillo from the villages of Briñas, Labastida and Villalba with 10% Graciano from Briones and Rodezno. The grapes were destemmed and crushed and fermented in stainless steel for 18 days at 25 C. Malolactic fermentation was
Item Number: 21374
Bottle:$42.95
Case: $515.40
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Alvaro Palacios 'Les Terrasses VV' 2013
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2013 Les Terrasses Velles Vinyes, from a rainy year and a late harvest that resulted in perfect ripeness and low yields, is a blend of 55% Garnacha and 45% Cariñena. You might find labels and literature referring Cariñena to as Samsó, something that is wrong and creates
Item Number: 19701
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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