Spanish Red


La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2009
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
Case: $335.40
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Marques de Caceres Rioja Reserva 2012
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 WS TOP 100 2017 Rank 19 “Black cherry, currant and floral notes are expressive and alluring, balanced by loamy earth, tobacco and mineral elements that add a savory quality. Firm, well-integrated tannins give support to the polished texture, while orange peel acidity fuels the
Item Number: 26567
Bottle:$16.95
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima Hill' Monastrell 2015
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 WS TOP 100 2017 Rank 17 " This red shows grace and depth. Black cherry, plum, mineral and smoke flavors mingle harmoniously over well-integrated tannins, while lively acidity keeps this focused. Not showy, but all the pieces fit together. Balanced, in the modern style. Drink now
Item Number: 27124
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2012
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "This is a very classic Rioja with dried fruit and hints of vanilla. Lots of plums and red fruit. Full-bodied, round and juicy. Exotic and beautiful. Very pretty 2012. Drink now. Publish Date: Thursday, August 2, 2018"  Wine Advocate 90+ "Cropped from an extremely dry year,
Item Number: 29727
Bottle:$16.95
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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
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Bodegas Ponce Depaula Monastrell 2017
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Depaula is fresh and mineral, with profound aromas, ripe red fruit, toasty notes, caramel and sweetish touches, as well as hints of gunpowder. Once poured into the glass it's lusciously sweet on the nose, and reveals the Monastrell's energetic character on swirling it around. On the palate it gives
Item Number: 17911
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2009
95  Wine Advocate 
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
Case: $635.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Arana' Tempranillo 2009
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96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "This is a powerful and rich red with black truffle and blueberry character. Sweet tobacco, too. Full body, tannic and flavorful. Yet open and polished. Fantastic finish. Great ageing potential. Drink or hold."  Vintage This vintage stands out for the high grape quality coupled
Item Number: 25923
Bottle:$24.95
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Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2012
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 “This is a structured and power red with dried berry, chocolate, spice and salty, mineral character. Full-bodied, firm and chewy. Shows wonderful potential.”   “Nose of black currant, blueberry, dark cherry, ripe plum, licorice, tobacco, vanilla, toffee, and some sweet spice.
Item Number: 27359
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2015
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Harvested from over 30 years old vines, this wine fully expresses the fruit's liveliness. Fresh and fruity on the nose with aromas of cherries in alcohol, fresh figs, raspberries, and plums. These perfectly integrate with hints of aromatics such as thyme and eucalyptus in addition to subtle notes of
Item Number: 30922
Bottle:$17.95
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Descendientes de J. Palacios Bierzo 'Petalos' 2016
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92WS TOP 100 2018 Rank 35"This savory red offers notes of espresso, black olive and graphite framing a core of black cherry and licorice. Fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity keep this balanced. Harmonious and graceful."
Item Number: 31194
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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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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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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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
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Bodegas Lan Edicion Limitada 2013
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94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 "This inky red is ripe and concentrated, with currant, kirsch, and boysenberry flavors, framed by espresso, licorice, and black pepper notes. Well-integrated tannins support the fleshy texture, while citrusy acidity keeps this lively. Expressive and balanced, in the modern
Item Number: 26619
Bottle:$36.95
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Bodegas Ramirez De La Piscina Rioja Reserva 2013
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89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89 This plump red offers cherry and vanilla flavors that show a spicy sweetness, balanced by leafy, cedar and tobacco notes. Light, firm tannins add ballast. A graceful example of the traditional style. Drink now through 2023. 1,000 cases made.  Wine Enthusiast 88 This wine's
Item Number: 29682
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Cune 'Imperial' Rioja Gran Reserva 2011
97  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 97 Editor's Choice “This is a fabulous gran reserva from a very good but lightly heralded vintage. Aromas of spiced plum, black olive, fig, tobacco and cassis come together like a puzzle. A deep, pure palate shows near-perfect balance, while this tastes of plum, berry fruit and
Item Number: 31393
Bottle:$55.95
Case: $335.70
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima' Monastrell 2017
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"Tarima is a fresh, fruit forward, young expression of the most authentic clones of Monastrell (Mourvedre) located on Earth. Indigenous to Alicante, and sourced from a completely unique terroir."
Item Number: 16331
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Aalto Tempranillo 2015
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2015 Aalto has contained ripeness for the warm and dry conditions of the year, and I find it surprisingly fresh and balanced. It's still a concentrated wine that is generously oaked, round, lush and with a great combination of power and elegance. Different plots are fermented
Item Number: 30928
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Bodegas Artadi 'Vinas de Gain Tempranillo 2015
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2015 Viñas de Gaín could very well be the finest bottling of this pure Tempranillo that comes from 20 to 30 different vineyards in the villages of Laguardia and Elvillar, located at altitudes of 400 and 700 meters on clay and limestone soils, from vines averaging 30 years of
Item Number: 28649
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Lopez de Heredia 'Tondonia' Reserva Rioja 2005
96  Decanter 
Decanter 96 “Traditional Rioja at its ageworthy best, the Tondonia red is a cuvee of Tempranillo with 20% Garnacha and 5% each of Graciano and Mazuelo. Leafy, gamey and sweet, with tangy acidity and a volatile lift.” ~ TA  James Suckling 94 “Lovely depth of fruit to this mature red with
Item Number: 27513
Bottle:$35.95
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Bodega Classica Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza 2015
Winemaking. Produced in 30,000 kg vats. Fermentation occurs at a temperature of 28 degrees celsius, and maceration is extended for 2 weeks. Aged in French and American oak barrels during 18 months. A subsequent refinement is achieved in bottle until placed in the market, with approximate aging of
Item Number: 30284
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Bodegas Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2016
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "More delicate and floral than many garnachas from this area with a great balance on the palate between delicately sweet fruit, fresh dry tannins and crisp acidity. A lot of energy and excitement on the long finish."  Jeb Dunnuck 91 “A wine that over-­delivers in just about
Item Number: 28858
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Cune 'Crianza' Rioja 2014
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90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 "A fresh and easy Rioja that shows plum and cherry character. Hints of cream. Mushroom, too. Medium body, low tannins and a crisp finish. Delicious now. Publish Date: Monday, July 24, 2017"  Wine Spectator 88 "This firm red shows black cherry, plum, toast and tar notes, with
Item Number: 25263
Bottle:$11.95
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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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