Spanish Red


Bodegas Ponce Depaula Monastrell 2016
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91+ "Always an incredible value, the 2016 Depaula is pure Monastrell from vines planted at 900-meters altitude. It fermented and aged in 4,500-liter oak vats with full clusters and indigenous yeasts. This is different from the other reds; it's from a different region (outside Jumilla)
Item Number: 17911
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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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
Case: $203.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2008
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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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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
Case: $431.40
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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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Numanthia Termes Toro Termes 2014
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94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 " This is really dense with beautiful layers of luscious fruit and walnut, vanilla character. Full and rich yet vibrant and driven. It's all here. "   Wine Advocate 91 " I also tasted the 2014 Termes, which is from a fruit-driven and balanced year, and should be released in the
Item Number: 28149
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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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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Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2015
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"Alto Moncayo is the finest Garnacha produced in Campo de Borja and is the ultimate expression of what can be achieved from the oldest vineyards of Garnacha's original clone. These wines are the idea of Jorge Ordóñez, Bodegas Borsao, and Chris Ringland."~winery notes
Item Number: 26876
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Bodegas Volver Triga 2014
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"This dense red delivers deep flavors of blackberry, currant, dark chocolate and tar, with muscular but well-integrated tannins and enough acidity to stay balanced. A sanguine note adds a twist to the modern style. Drink now through 2024. 500 cases made."–TM
Item Number: 26617
Bottle:$31.95
Case: $383.40
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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:$9.65
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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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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2009
97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "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?"  Wine Advocate 95+
Item Number: 28577
Bottle:$52.95
Case: $635.40
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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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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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Bodegas Pedro Regalado 'Embocadero' Tempranillo 2014
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Toasty vanilla and cocoa notes frame cherry and boysenberry flavors in this lively red. Light, firm tannins and crisp, bright acidity impart structure and energy. Focused and harmonious. Tempranillo. Drink now through 2022. 4,000 cases made."  " Embocadero – Bodegas Pedro
Item Number: 26956
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2012
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:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima' Monastrell 2016
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92“Great black fruit that is fully ripe without a hint of overripeness. This is a big, rich wine. Rather fine and generous tannins help it carry the high-ish alcohol. Almost silky at the long finish.”
Item Number: 16331
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Emilio Moro Tempranillo 2015
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 Top 100 2017 # 59 "Black cherry, red plum and currant flavors are fresh and lively in this firm red, backed by dark chocolate, licorice and toasty notes. Light, firm tannins and citrusy acidity keep this focused. Drink now through 2023. 58,333 cases made. –TM"  The Wine
Item Number: 27654
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Clos Mogador Priorato Tinto 2015
97  Decanter 
Wine Advocate 97 "This time there were two vintages of the top-of-the-range red to taste, as the 2014 is almost finished and the 2015 Clos Mogador will be released soon. In this warmer vintage, there is a little more Cariñena in the blend, with the final breakdown something like 45% Garnacha, 29%
Item Number: 28370
Bottle:$79.95
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Herencia Altes Garnacha Negra 2016
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91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"Bright and floral with poached strawberry and raspberry fruits. The palate has plenty of deep-set flavor in a fine-boned frame. Drink now."
Item Number: 25459
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Pingus PSI 2015
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94“This is a fragrant and gritty Pingus with a ton of tannins which give it a lot of depth and length. This wine deserves some patience. It needs two or three years more of bottle age to be at its best, but should keep for some years following.”
Item Number: 28288
Bottle:$24.95
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Bodegas Palacios Remondo La Montesa 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 " I tasted from two different bottles of the 2014 La Montesa Crianza, one that had been decanted for 18 hours and one that was popped and poured. The wine had opened up, but showed no signs of fatigue or oxidation. The just-opened bottle felt a little more compact, serious and a
Item Number: 27279
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Bierzo Tinto 'La Vitoriana' Mencia 2015
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The Wine Village: Valtuille de Abajo Vineyard: La Vitoriana Year of plantation: 1890 Hectares: 1.8 Altitude: 570 meters ASL Soil: Upper sections are sandy, bottom section is clay with river stones Orientation: North and South (shaped like a half-pipe) Plant density: 4500 vines / hectare
Item Number: 27905
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $155.70
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Bodegas Lan Rioja Reserva 2011
Food pairing Stews, spiced dishes, legumes and cured cheeses.  Tasting notes Brilliant ripe black cherry red colour with good depth. Fruity aromas with elegant notes of fine wood. Velvety in the mouth with a long finish.  Ageing In American and French oak barrels for at least 12 months,
Item Number: 26133
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2015
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Round and juicy, this lively red shows ripe flavors of kirsch and mulled plum, with chocolate and licorice accents. Heady but not heavy, with bright acidity and spicy and floral notes on the finish. Drink now through 2022." 6,000 cases made.—T.M.  "Alto Moncayo is the finest
Item Number: 27447
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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