Spanish Red


La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2009
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96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "Very fresh and vivid 2009 with berries, dark spice and hints of walnuts. Full-bodied, reserved and so held back and muscular, but you don’t feel the tannins and the strength. A great wine. Give it two or three years. Try in 2020. Publish Date: Thursday, August 2, 2018  Wine
Item Number: 31001
Bottle:$27.95
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Bodegas Ponce Pino Bobal 2017
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95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95+ "The 2017 Pino was cropped from an early and low-yielding year when the wine achieved 13% alcohol from the grapes from one hectare of 40-year-old Bobal vines planted at 800 meters in altitude on limestone-rich soils that tend to produce very tasty, almost salty wines. It fermented
Item Number: 32985
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Cune 'Vina Real' Crianza Tempranillo 2015
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "This is a fuller and richer crianza with dried fruit, meat and spice. Layered and round-textured. Shows soft tannins. Rich and flavorful at the finish. Gorgeous wine. Drink now. Publish Date: Thursday, August 2, 2018"  Wine Advocate 90 "The excellent 2015 Viña Real Crianza is
Item Number: 31959
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Olivares Monastrell 'Altos de la Hoya' 2016
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90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "With its suave blend of rich dark fruit and energetic floral and spice qualities, this juicy Spanish red will pair well with a range of foods, especially grilled meats. It also drinks wonderfully by itself. Supple tannins and subtle grip keep the exuberant fruit in check."  New
Item Number: 32070
Bottle:$9.95
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Bodegas Ponce Clos Lojen 2017
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92  "The light and easy-to-drink Bobal red 2017 Clos Lojen is a fruit-driven and fresh wine fermented with 100% full clusters in open-top 4,500-liter oak vats with indigenous yeasts and matured in 10,000- and 15,000-liter oak vats for seven months. They started harvesting these grapes
Item Number: 33022
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Bodegas Ponce Depaula Monastrell 2017
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 “This is very elegant, floral, fresh and mineral, a lot more serious than the price suggests. It’s harmonious, with very fine, chalky tannins and feels very much like a $40 bottle of red. Grab it!”
Item Number: 17911
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Cune 'Gran Reserva' Rioja 2010
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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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Dominio de Eguren 'Protocolo' Tempranillo 2016
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91  James Suckling 
Tarry, savory accents ahead of blackberry and blackcurrant aromas. The palate has medium body and neatly balanced tannins. Supple, soft and even layered. Punchy finish. Drink or hold.James Suckling91
Item Number: 5051
Bottle:$5.45
Case: $65.40
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Cune 'Crianza' Rioja 2015
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "Very pretty plum, cherry and hints of cedar. Medium body, with soft tannins and a delicious finish. Shows the real Rioja character. Delicious always. Drink now. Publish Date: Thursday, August 2, 2018"  Wine Advocate 89 "The 2015 Cune Crianza is a traditional blend of 85%
Item Number: 31509
Bottle:$9.65
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2009
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97  Decanter 
James Suckling 97 #8 Top 100 2018  "This is a driven and super tight Gran Reserva with dark berries and hints of spice and cedar. A spicy red-pepper undertone and some dried flowers. Full to medium body, integrates tannins and a superb finish. A great wine. A wine for the cellar, but why wait?" 
Item Number: 28577
Bottle:$52.95
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Lopez de Heredia 'Tondonia' Reserva Rioja 2006
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95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The red flagship 2006 Viña Tondonia Reserva was inspired by the vineyards of the Médoc but produced with local grapes, 70% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacho, 5% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo, which achieved 13% alcohol in 2006. It always matures in used American oak barriques for some six
Item Number: 30195
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $431.40
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Bodegas El Nido 'Clio' Jumilla 2016
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" A consistently great wine. Made from a blend of old vine Monastrell and Cabernet Sauvignon that was barrel-aged for 22-26 months in French and American oak, this is an opulent red with bold aromas and flavors, a thick, dense palate, and a long finish. A powerful, decadent wine. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 31342
Bottle:$39.95
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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2015
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94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 “Black as the ace of spades with great berry fruit and a lot of savory character, this is a very distinctive Toro red. Very powerful with plenty of fruit sweetness, but as the wine flows over the palate it slowly turns ever further in the savory direction. Long, beautifully
Item Number: 30922
Bottle:$17.95
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Bodegas Breca 'Breca' Old Vines Garnacha 2015
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Round, smooth and dense, this red shows harmony and balance. Plum and blackberry flavors mingle with black olive, toast and mineral notes, supported by well-integrated tannins and fresh acidity, leaving a lovely floral finish. Drink now through 2027. 20,000 cases made." –TM  
Item Number: 31662
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Alvarez de Toledo Mencia Roble 2015
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90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 BEST BUY Welcoming aromas of berry fruit come with a bit of oaky menthol in support. A full palate, bright acidity and slightly edgy tannins make for a healthy ride. Plum, currant and juicy berry flavors are choppy on a fresh, bold finish. by Wine Enthusiast, MS, 2018. 
Item Number: 15361
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Artuke Rioja 2018
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The eponymous 2018 Artuke is a carbonic maceration red from a generous crop, mostly Tempranillo with some 5% Viura from vineyards in the village of Baños de Ebro. It was kept in concrete for three to six months before bottling, as there are up to six bottlings. 2018 was a
Item Number: 33689
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Cune 'Imperial' Rioja Reserva 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92+ "The 2014 Imperial Reserva is 85% Tempranillo with 5% each of Graciano, Mazuelo and Garnacha fermented in stainless steel vats and matured in oak barrels for two years. It's the more balsamic and aromatic of all the Reservas, with intoxicating aromas of cigar box, ash, incense,
Item Number: 31401
Bottle:$34.95
Case: $419.40
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Dominio de Eguren 'Protocolo' Tempranillo 1.5L
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Stephen Tanzer 88  (100%  tempranillo;  all  stainless   steel):  "Bright  ruby.    Dried  cherry,  licorice  and  pungent  herbs  on  the  nose.    Firm  and  precise  on  the  palate,   with  juicy  acidity  giving  lift  to  the  flavors  of  bitter  cherry,  licorice  and  black  pepper.  
Item Number: 6127
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $59.70
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Bodegas Castano 'Solanera' Red Blend 2015
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92  Jeb Dunnuck 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2015 Solanera used to wear the ultimate Spanglish label, which said "Viñas Viejas of Monastrell" even if it was always a blend (in this vintage, the blend includes 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Garnacha Tintorera). The revamped 2015 has a completely different label that only
Item Number: 28452
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Marques de Caceres Rioja Reserva 2014
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Tasting Panel 93 “This bottling is only produced in the finest vintages from old vines. Earth, cedar, and black tea are deep and shadowy on the nose, while high acidity dries the palate with wisps of slate and desiccated rose petals. It’s regal with tremendous energy and a sense of gravitas.”-TP 
Item Number: 31894
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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El Coto Crianza 2015
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90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 “Aromas of blueberries, lemon peel and cedar. Medium body, fine tannins and a clean finish. Pure tempranillo. Drink now.” ~J.S.  “100% Tempranillo...El Coto de Rioja Crianza is one of the most popular wines in all of Spain and one of the top selling Rioja's in the world. Year
Item Number: 20409
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Pingus PSI 2016
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "I tasted the 2015 in bottle and the 2016 PSI a few weeks before bottling, so I tasted the final blend in tank and ready to go into bottle. What came to mind when I smelled this sample was some of the old vintages of Pesquera. All the grapes come from the north and east of Aranda
Item Number: 30609
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Bodega El Angosto 'La Tribu' Red Blend 2010
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "The entry-level 2010 La Tribu is made up of equal parts Monastrell, Garnacha, and Syrah aged in oak for 4 months. Aromas of meat, game, underbrush, blackberry, and blueberry are followed by a succulent, impeccably balanced, friendly wine that offers outstanding value."  " Deep
Item Number: 22425
Bottle:$8.45
Case: $101.40
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Bodegas Lan 'Gran Reserva' Rioja 2010
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Penin Guide 91 Color: Dark cherry, garnet edge. Aroma: Ripe fruit, wood shavings, tobacco, sweet spices. Mouth: Spicy, ripe tannins, long.  Tasting notes: Deep cherry-red with violet hues. Intense aromas of red fruits and fine wood. Elegant and well balanced in the mouth.  Ageing In American
Item Number: 29723
Bottle:$18.96
Case: $227.52
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Obalo Rioja Reserva 2014
Guía Peñín 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."
Item Number: 29805
Bottle:$22.95
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