Spanish Red


La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2010
(5)
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
(4)
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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Obalo Rioja Reserva 2010
(3)
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
Case: $137.70
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Creta Roble Tempranillo 2013
(4)
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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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2007
(2)
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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Bodegas Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2014
(2)
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
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Mas d'en Compte 'Black Slate' Porrera 2014
(3)
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
(4)
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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Torre de Ona Rioja Reserva 2010
(3)
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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Cune Reserva Rioja 2012
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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Bodegas Abanico Hazana Vinas Viejas 2014
(6)
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 Mano a Mano Venta la 'Ossa' Syrah 2012
(2)
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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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:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Muga 'Gran Reserva' Prado Enea 2009
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "The most classic cuvée was not produced in 2007 or 2008, so we jumped to the phenomenal 2009 Prado Enea. It was produced with grapes from cooler vineyards that enjoyed 20 extra days of slow ripening compared with warmer zones, which provided them with perfect ripeness and deep
Item Number: 23367
Bottle:$65.95
Case: $791.40
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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2013
(1)
" 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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Bodegas Lan Rioja Crianza 2012
" Intense red cherry colour. Aromas of red fruits, strawberry, raspberry and cranberry framed by fine nuances of vanilla and toffee. Silky and structured on the palate, it has a long lasting and satisfying finish." ~Tasting Notes
Item Number: 22067
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Barahonda 'Carro' Monastrell/Syrah/Merlot 2014
(6)
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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Orin Swift 'Locations' 'E-4' Spanish Red NV
(1)
"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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Bodegas Muga Reserva 'Unfiltered' 2012
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "(aged for two years in French oak barrels that are made at the bodega, as is the case with all of the casks here) Opaque ruby. Pungent, oak-tinged cherry and red currant scents are complemented by mineral and peppery spice notes and a hint of game. Sappy and incisive on the palate,
Item Number: 22855
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Castillo Perelada '5 Fincas' Reserva 2012
(2)
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "Rich dark-berry aromas combined with toasty oak give this seven-grape blend a modern yet encouraging nose. Saturated but slightly tannic and grating in feel, this tastes of blackened toast, vanilla, blackberry and spices. Toasty black-fruit flavors are largely pure on a tannic
Item Number: 21329
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Alvarez de Toledo Mencia Roble 2009
(2)
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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Bodegas Borsao Tinto 2015
(5)
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
(2)
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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Odipus 'Old Vines' Grenache 2008
(5)
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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Cune 'Imperial' Rioja Gran Reserva 2005 1.5L
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The 2005 Imperial Gran Reserva is firing on all cylinders. Smoked cured meats, balsamic notes of beeswax, antique shop and incense define the complex and elegant nose. The medium-bodied palate reveals an impressively powerful wine which manages to feel light on its feet. I needed
Item Number: 15675
Bottle:$114.95
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