Spanish Red


La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2007
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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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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima Hill' Monastrell 2014
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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 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2010
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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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Obalo Rioja Reserva 2010
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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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Mas Que Vinos Ercavio Tempranillo Roble 2014
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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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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
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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
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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
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Cune Reserva Rioja 2012
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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 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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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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Herencia Altes La Peluda Garnacha Peluda 2015
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Produced with a specific strain of Garnacha, Garnacha Peluda or hairy Garnacha, the 2015 La Peluda is a new bottling from lime and limestone soils planted with the strain that tends to produce fresher and lighter juice with higher acidity. It fermented in stainless steel with
Item Number: 25521
Bottle:$13.95
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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2013
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" 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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Bodegas El Nido 'Clio' Jumilla 2014
" The wine exhibits a glass-coating opaque purple color with an expressive nose of pain grille, underbrush, brier, mineral, blueberry, and blackberry fruit leading to a plush, opulent wine with great density, savory flavors, and a lengthy finish. Pair with rice, pasta, vegetables, mushroom, stewed
Item Number: 25397
Bottle:$39.95
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2008
95  Decanter 
Decanter 95 "The best classic style of Grenache and Tempranillo pulling together joyful fruit expression and serious depth. In the mouth it is amazingly complex and so unique. A benchmark Rioja blend. – Pedro Ballesteros Torres, MW"  James Suckling 94 "Aromatic nose of dried strawberries and
Item Number: 25320
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Castillo Perelada '5 Fincas' Reserva 2013
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"Deep cherry red colour, with violet hints. Its aroma reminds of fruits, spices, with some balsamic notes and a toasted background. In the mouth it is wide, well-structured and balanced. Its tannins are present but well integrated. It has a very fresh acidity. This is a wine with a great personality
Item Number: 24736
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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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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Alvaro Palacios Camins del Priorat 2015
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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
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Bodegas Ramirez De La Piscina Rioja Reserva 2011
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91  James Suckling 
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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Bodegas Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2013
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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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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
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Lopez de Heredia Bosconia Reserva 2005
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "A worthy follow up to the 2004 is the 2005 Viña Bosconia Reserva, a wine that they consider the most rustic and powerful in the winery, but that I find as elegant and subtle as it gets. This feels very much in line with the 2004, maybe a notch above even, a lower yielding year.
Item Number: 25036
Bottle:$29.95
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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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Orin Swift 'Locations' 'E-5' Spanish Red 2015
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"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
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Lopez de Heredia 'Tondonia' Rioja 2004
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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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