Spanish Red


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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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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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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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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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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Bodegas Castano 'Solanera' Red Blend 2013
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92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92 " Even better is the 2013 Solanera is a “Vinas Viejas” that differs from the Castano (100% Monastrell), as this blend is 70% Monastrell, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Grenache, aged 10 months in French and American oak. Another difference from the Hecula is that it was aged equal
Item Number: 19049
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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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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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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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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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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Torre de Golban Crianza 2012
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Licorice, tar and graphite notes frame a core of cherry and herbal flavors in this firm red. Savory and austere in character, this features a polished, balanced structure. Reserved, but shows depth. Best from 2018 through 2028. 5,000 cases imported."  Vinous Media 90
Item Number: 22394
Bottle:$10.95
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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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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 this balanced. Austere but harmonious. Drink now through 2024"
Item Number: 21245
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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CVA Pinyolet Garnacha 2013
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90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "Vivid ruby-red. Aromas of ripe red berries, lavender, allspice and white pepper, with a faint smokiness. The sweet and seamless palate conveys juicy raspberry and floral pastille flavors that fan out nicely on the back half. Long and supple, the finish shows a lifting minerally
Item Number: 21924
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Vinos Sin Ley Monastrell 2011
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Another stunning value from Yecla, the 2011 Vinos Sin Ley Monastrell (100% Mourvedre from organic vineyards) possesses a dense purple color as well as a big, sweet bouquet of blueberries, blackberries, and chalky, earthy soil, and a heady, rich, full-bodied finish. It combines
Item Number: 13985
Bottle:$11.95
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Vega Sindoa El Chaparral 'Old Vines' Grenache 2013
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "(went through malo and five months of aging in new and used French oak barriques): Brilliant ruby. Highly perfumed aromas of cherry compote, smoky Indian spices, vanilla and licorice, with a building floral note. Coats the palate with juicy black raspberry and spicecake flavors
Item Number: 22163
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Bodegas Terra Sigilata Filon Real 2013
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "(aged for six months in used French oak casks): Bright violet color. An exotically perfumed bouquet evokes ripe red berries, incense and cola, with a peppery element adding vivacity. Smooth and seamless on the palate, offering sweet raspberry and floral pastille flavors that
Item Number: 21985
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Adegas Guimaro Mencia 2014
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91+ "The entry level red 2014 Guímaro, always a sure value, is mostly Mencía with some 15% other local reds (Brancellao, Merenzao, Garnacha Tintorera, Mouratón, Negreda, Sousón, Caíño...). It is young and bottled unoaked, and sourced from old vineyards. It fermented in stainless steel
Item Number: 21640
Bottle:$14.95
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El Coto 'Coto de Imaz' Rioja Reserva 2010
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Vibrant and spicy, this lively red delivers bright cherry, berry, vanilla and toasty flavors, with citrusy acidity and light, firm tannins. Focused and graceful. Drink now through 2020." ~T.M.
Item Number: 19723
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Finca Fuentes Gran Clos 2006
96  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 96 “This is a monumental edifice composed of fruit from 100-year-old, a gran clos planted to granacha and carinena. In 2006, it’s blended with 12 percent cabernet sauvignon. The first thing you will notice is the wine’s structure, build to withstand an earthquake, while once inside,
Item Number: 17483
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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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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Evodia Garnacha Altovinum 2014
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "This blend of 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah aged in concrete and demi-muid is a custom cuvée from importer Eric Solomon. Made from very old head-pruned vines that are not irrigated in pure slate soils, some of the vines are close to 100 years of age. This is really an amazing wine
Item Number: 7829
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Pintia Tempranillo 2008
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The 2008 Pintia has a fragrant bouquet with scents of dark plum, mulberry and fresh cherry, the new oak neatly folded into the fruit profile. The palate is medium-bodied with a fleshy, silky smooth entry. The tannins here are very fine with dark cherries, a touch of sloe and
Item Number: 14337
Bottle:$58.95
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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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