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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2005
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Cropped from a vintage deemed almost perfect, the 2005 Viña Ardanza Reserva follows the same varietal mix found in the last vintages; 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha. The grapes are always sourced from the same vineyards, 30-year-old Tempranillo from Fuenmayor and Cenicero in
Item Number: 17109
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Bodegas Abanico Hazana Vinas Viejas 2012
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92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92 "A spectacular wine assembled by Eric Solomon, Rafael De Haan and Miguel Angel Rodriguez, the 2012 Hazana Vinas Viejas is made from 45- to 70-year-old bush vines (85% Tempranillo and 15% Graciano). Aged 12 months in French and American oak, it is difficult to believe a wine such as
Item Number: 16425
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Compania Vinedos Iberian 'Yaso' Tinta de Toro 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93 "The 2012 Yaso is 100% Tinta de Toro aged six months in French oak. It boasts a dense ruby/purple color as well as a big, sweet perfume of blackberries, white chocolate, licorice and graphite. Full-bodied and opulent, it offers a fresh, full, exuberant mouthful of red wine with
Item Number: 16230
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Bodega Classica Hacienda Lopez de Haro Rioja Reserva 2005
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92  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 92 "The 2005 Hacienda Lopez de Haro Reserva is a blend of 90% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano and 5% Garnacha aged for 20 months in French and American oak. It has a beautiful, rounded, sensual bouquet with hints of over-ripe Satsuma and gravel. The palate is medium-bodied with a touch
Item Number: 15953
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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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:$9.85
Case: $118.20
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La Rioja Alta '890' Tempranillo 2001
200  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "2001 is a great vintage for all the wines from La Rioja Alta but the long-awaited 2001 Gran Reserva 890 is otherworldly. 2001 was a slow maturing vintage which produced smaller grapes especially in the old vineyards on the slopes of the Sierra Cantabria in the villages of Brinas,
Item Number: 17358
Bottle:$126.95
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Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2012
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine advocate 93  "Bodegas Alto Moncayo started in 2001 as a collaboration between importer Jorge Ordoñez, American importer Dan Phillips, Australian winemaker Chris Ringland and others. Located near the town of Borja, the 210 acres of vineyards are head-pruned, old Grenache vines planted at 3,000
Item Number: 17232
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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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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Aalto Tempranillo 2012
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 " This red shows focus and density, with rich flavors of plum, blackberry, cocoa, licorice and mineral. The structure is muscular but graceful, featuring ripe fruit complemented by savory notes that keep this balanced and fresh."  International Wine Cellar 92 " All tempranillo,
Item Number: 17881
Bottle:$39.95
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Finca Villacreces Pruno 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93 "This blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon emerges from a vineyard situated adjacent to one of the famous vineyards utilized to produce Spain’s greatest red wine, Vega Sicilia. Made from relatively old vines, the 2012 Pruno is a sexy, opulent, voluptuously textured
Item Number: 16445
Bottle:$16.85
Case: $202.20
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Bodegas Borsao Tinto 2013
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89  International Wine Cellar 
STEPHEN TANZER’S INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR 89 (includes 15% tempranillo; done in stainless steel): "Deep ruby. Cherry, dark berries, vanilla and peppery spices on the fragrant nose. Smooth, pliant and juicy, showing a subtle spiciness to its open-knit blackberry and cherry flavors. Finishes
Item Number: 5352
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2004
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96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96  "The 2004 Gran Reserva 904 is Tempranillo from Brinas, Labastida and Villalba balanced with 10% Graciano from Briones and Rodezno. The grapes were fermented and macerated in inox vats for 14 days at 28º C, and malolactic fermentation lasted 28 days. The wine aged for 4 years in
Item Number: 18212
Bottle:$43.95
Case: $527.40
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Lopez de Heredia 'Vina Tondonia' Gran Reserva 1981
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95  " The 1981 Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva has a vibrant nose reminiscent of coeval Burgundy, with scents of citrus peel, orange rind, singed leather and a Tuscan delicatessen. The palate has a penetrating orange peel and tart cherry entry with potent earthy notes at its core. It is
Item Number: 17477
Bottle:$197.99
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Cune 'Vina Real' Reserva Tempranillo 2005 1.5L
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2005 Reserva undergoes longer aging than the Crianza with 18 months in 80% American oak. It has a complex bouquet of blackberry, black olive and spice that is well-defined and lifted. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins. This beautifully composed Reserva has a silky
Item Number: 17357
Bottle:$53.95
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Muga 'Gran Reserva' Prado Enea 2005
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95  Wine Advocate 
Wine advocate 95 "The 2005 Prado Enea Gran Reserva spends 36-months in oak, nine months in new oak after which it is racked into American oak that is “semi-new” (i.e. a new barrel that is “broken in” with a wine beforehand). It has an unashamedly opulent bouquet of primal, ripe, boysenberry,
Item Number: 16554
Bottle:$47.95
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Casa Castillo Monastrell 2013
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91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91 "Yields for the 2013 Monastrell (100% Monastrell aged six months in neutral French oak barrels, concrete and foudres) were 16 to 25 hectoliters per hectare, which is about half of that permitted in Burgundy. An amazing value, this wine boasts a dense blue/purple color as well as a
Item Number: 15486
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Gordo by CVA 2012
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91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91 "A fabulous value from Patrick Mata, the 2012 Gordo is a blend of 70% Monastrell and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon from an organic vineyard planted in 1970. Aged three months in French oak, it showcases the brilliant quality of the Mourvèdre grape from this sunny appellation. The wine
Item Number: 17784
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2008
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "I tasted two vintages of the only pure Tempranillo wine they produce. The 2008 Viña Alberdi comes from their vineyards in Rodezno and Labastida and matured in American oak barrels for two years, the first year in new barrels and the second year in used ones. The nose is very
Item Number: 18508
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Orin Swift 'Locations' 'E-3' Spanish Red 2013
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"A blend of Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Monastrell, and Carignan/Cariñena. An alluring cast of blooming crimson and deep red shades are immediately present in the glass. Complimenting the appearance is an impressive intensity on the nose with elevated dark cherry and exotic spice notes. The
Item Number: 17704
Bottle:$14.85
Case: $178.20
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Bodegas Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2012
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92  International Wine Cellar 
Robert Parker 92 "The terrific 2012 Tres Picos is one of the finest inexpensive, Grenache-based wines made in the world. This full-bodied beauty boasts a deep ruby color as well as loads of strawberry and black cherry fruit, hints of lavender and crushed rocks, sweet tannin, and a broad, savory
Item Number: 6784
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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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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Bodegas Aster 'Crianza' Tempranillo 2009
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Dense yet racy, this red delivers rich flavors of cherry, licorice and mineral that are deep yet fresh, with firm, well-integrated tannins and balsamic-scented acidity. Harmonious and lively. Drink now through 2021. 12,500 cases made. –TM"  " A dry winter and a particularly
Item Number: 15426
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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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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Cune 'Crianza' Rioja 2010
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2010 CUNE Crianza, in a similar fashion to its 2011 sibling, is extremely aromatic, with clean raspberry aromas and the benefit of one more year in bottle, which provided it with some more complexity in the form of dried roses and sweet spice notes. The palate is velvety,
Item Number: 15338
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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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
Case: $707.40
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