Spanish Red


La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2010
(15)
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:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima Hill' Monastrell 2014
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Lastly, the 2014 Tarima Hill, from Alicante, is also 100% Mourvèdre aged 20 months in French oak and from the oldest vines of the estate, planted 1935-1975. They are also relatively high elevation, at 2,000 to 2,400 feet above sea level. This wine shows wonderful, pure aromatics
Item Number: 25433
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2007
97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "Wonderful purity of fruit with a strawberry, currant and plum character. Full and velvety body with ultra-fine tannins and a delicious fresh and fruity finish. Classic Rioja style. Que lindo! Drink now. Publish Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016"  Wine Advocate 95 "If Viña
Item Number: 25201
Bottle:$42.85
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Obalo Rioja Reserva 2010
(8)
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
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Creta Roble Tempranillo 2013
(5)
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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Cune Reserva Rioja 2012
(3)
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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Mas Que Vinos Ercavio Tempranillo Roble 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Ercavio Roble is pure Tempranillo that followed a classical vinification, fermentation in stainless steel, malolactic fermentation in cement and a short aging (six months) in used French barriques. The nose is very classic, too, nicely crafted, fine with a nice
Item Number: 25545
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima' Monastrell 2015
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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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Bodegas Exopto 'Bozeto de Exopto' 2015
(1)
91  John Gilman 
John Gilman 91+ "The 2015 Bozeto de Exopto from Bodegas Exopto is comprised of a blend of fifty percent Garnacha, forty percent Tempranillo and ten percent Graciano, with the wine raised in French casks of varying age. This is a relatively new project, only started in 2003 by Bordelais winemaker
Item Number: 25006
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Bodegas Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2013
(1)
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:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Alvaro Palacios Camins del Priorat 2015
(2)
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A fresh and enticing red showing raspberry, blueberry, herbal and floral undertones. Full body, an a ultra-silky texture and a fresh and beautiful finish. The entry-level wine of Alvaro Palacios, but this always shows delightful structure and quality."  "Camins del Priorat is a
Item Number: 21650
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Bodegas Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2015
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"Explosive bouquet of concentrated fruit, Cherry cola and lavender Rich, well structured pallet, blackberry, plum with harmonious finesse of smoky leather and vanilla"
Item Number: 24541
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Mas d'en Compte 'Black Slate' Porrera 2014
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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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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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Cune 'Imperial' Rioja Reserva 2011
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "Enticing aromas of ripe strawberries and raspberries with a mineral and salty character. Iodine, too. Tree bark. Full body, fine-grained and concentrated tannins and a long and clean, salty and light coffee finish. Great balance and structure. As it should be. Drink or hold.
Item Number: 24158
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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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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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 Mano a Mano Venta la 'Ossa' Syrah 2012
(4)
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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Alvarez de Toledo Mencia Roble 2009
(3)
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 Ramirez De La Piscina Rioja Reserva 2011
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "(aged for 18 months in French and American oak casks and then held in bottle for two years before being released) Deep ruby. Perfumed aromas of red berry liqueur, dried cherry, potpourri and tobacco plus a building vanilla undertone. Supple, open-knit red fruit, mocha and floral
Item Number: 23610
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Lopez de Heredia 'Tondonia' Rioja 2004
(1)
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2004 Viña Tondonia Reserva is a completely different story. It is a worthy follower of the 2001, the greatest of the Viña Tondonia Reservas of recent times. It has the usual blend and usual levels of alcohol and acidity, bottled after six years in oak barrels. The nose feels
Item Number: 21680
Bottle:$35.95
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Lagar de Robla Premium Mencia 2012
(3)
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 Smart Buy" This firm red is reserved, but shows depth and integration, with mulled plum, licorice, mineral and smoke flavors that mingle over well-integrated tannins, giving way to the juicy finish. Drink now through 2022. "
Item Number: 18011
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Cune 'Vina Real' Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2009
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The really impressive 2009 Rioja Gran Reserva is a classic among classics, mainly Tempranillo with just 5% Graciano, the wine fermented in stainless steel and matured in new barriques for 24 with rackings every four months. This is a ripe and powerful wine but not heavy. It has
Item Number: 23918
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Casa Castillo Monastrell 2015
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The wine formerly known as 'Monastrell' is now simply 2015 Casa Castillo because it is now a blend of Monastrell with some 10% Syrah and around 5% Garnacha and it will continue being a Monastrell-based blend with some more Garnacha, maybe up to 15%, in the future. I previewed a
Item Number: 24340
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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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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