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
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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
Case: $119.40
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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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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2012
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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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Lopez de Heredia 'Vina Tondonia' Gran Reserva 1995
97  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 97 "The only current red Gran Reserva is the 1995 Viña Tondonia Gran Reserva, the one that is produced exactly the same as before, including fining with egg whites and sealing with red wax. 1995 was an excellent and early harvest, the grapes achieved full ripeness and were
Item Number: 21833
Bottle:$95.95
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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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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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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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Condado de Haza Tempranillo 2012
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine spectator 93"This rich red shows a deep core of plum, bramble and mineral,with notes of loam and game that impart a savory character. Solidtannins support a thick texture, while balsamic acidity keeps thisbalanced. Austere but harmonious. Drink now through 2024"
Item Number: 21245
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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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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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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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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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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Cune 'Imperial' Rioja Reserva 2010
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 WS TOP 100 2015 Rank 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
Item Number: 20473
Bottle:$32.95
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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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Cune 'Vina Real' Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2008
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94  " The 2008 Gran Reserva is produced from 90-95% Tempranillo and the rest Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano fermented in inox. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in both French and American oak barrels where is aged for two years. During the aging process the wine is frequently
Item Number: 17375
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Creta Roble Tempranillo 2013
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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