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
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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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Montebuena Cuvee KPF Tempranillo 2015
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90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "(aged for three months in used American oak barrels) Vivid ruby. Bright, sharply focused aromas of fresh red fruits and flowers, along with a spicy overtone and a hint of vanilla. Lithe and appealingly sweet on the palate, offering vibrant, oak-spiced raspberry and cherry flavors
Item Number: 26199
Bottle:$8.45
Case: $101.40
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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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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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Lagar de Robla Premium Mencia 2012
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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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Alvarez de Toledo Mencia Roble 2013
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90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90"Ripe plum and violet aromas carry a slight note of prune. A beefy palate shows hard tannins but nothing too tough that food can't tame. Blackened, roasted blackberry and blueberry flavors finish with charred, meaty intensity. Drink through 2020."
Item Number: 15361
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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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 Borsao Garnacha Tinto 2017
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89  James Suckling 
James Suckling 89"Proof that garnacha can give a fruity and charming wine. Juicy and slightly sweet, but with a fresh, dry finish that says barbecue! Drink now. Screw cap."
Item Number: 5352
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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Garnacha de Fuego 'Old Vines' Red Blend 2016
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90  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 90 “Brought up in a mix of concrete and stainless steel, the 100% Garnacha 2016 Garnacha de Fuego offers a deep black/purple color to go with terrific notes of blackcurrants, black cherries, scorched earth, and melted licorice. Ripe, sexy and forward on the palate, with notable purity,
Item Number: 7855
Bottle:$6.94
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Enrique Mendoza 'La Tremenda' Monastrell 2016
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 " Their entry-level Monastrell is already the 2016 La Tremenda is sourced from the vineyard that names the wine, from their estate El Chaconero in the village of Villena, a plot at 600 meters altitude planted some 25 years ago. It fermented in stainless steel and matured in French
Item Number: 28372
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Bodega El Angosto Tinto 2009
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2009 Angosto is made up of equal proportions of Malbec, Garnacha Tintorera, Syrah, Graciano, and Cabernet Franc aged for 10 months in 500-liter French oak. It offers up a complex perfume made more so by a hint of balsamic. Racy raspberries enliven the palate with succulent
Item Number: 18174
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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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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Castano Monastrell 2016
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "I hadn't encountered their entry-level, young and unoaked Monastrell for a while, but I tasted the 2016 Monastrell, which fermented in stainless steel and was kept in concrete vats for four to six months. They used some 25% to 30% full clusters in the vinification, and I've never
Item Number: 6344
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Bodegas Sabor Real Toro Joven Red 2008
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2008 Sabor Real was produced from 70+-year-old estate vines. Dark ruby-colored, it offers up a splendid bouquet of crushed rock, spice box, tobacco, lavender, black cherry, and blackberry. On the palate it is full-bodied, sweetly-fruited, spicy, and plush. This lengthy effort
Item Number: 8181
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Olivares Monastrell 'Altos de la Hoya' 2015
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2015 Monastrell Altos de la Hoya is dry-farmed, ungrafted, old Monastrell with some 5% Garnacha fermented in 10,000-liter stainless steel vats with indigenous yeasts and aged in used barriques and larger oak vats for six to eight months. This is more serious and has more depth
Item Number: 27705
Bottle:$9.95
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Bodegas Castano 'Hecula' Monastrell 2015
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "The 2015 Hécula is pure old-vine Monastrell from dry-farmed, head-pruned vineyards on limestone soils within their Las Gruesas and Pozuelo estates in the higher part of the Yecla appellation. Different plots are fermented differently, and the wine aged for an average of six months
Item Number: 28081
Bottle:$9.45
Case: $113.40
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Rio Madre Graciano 2016
90  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 90 “Made from 100% Graciano aged in neutral oak, the 2016 Rio Madre offers a ripe bouquet of black cherries, blackberries, dried flowers, leather, and damp earth. Rich and nicely concentrated, it's medium-­bodied, well-­balanced, and has a solid, layered texture as well as a great
Item Number: 26366
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Vinos de Arganza 'Flavium' 'Seleccion' Mencia 2011
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90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90" Jammy aromas of plum and berry are oaky and come with a hint of rubber and/or latex. This is weighty yet balanced. Earthy flavors of baked black fruits, tea and spice are slightly minerally, while the finish is oaky and generous, with a touch of menthol and heat. "
Item Number: 17861
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Cortijo III Tempranillo 2016
90  James Suckling 
A pure, bright expression of estate-grown fruit from Rioja Alta. The emphasis is in the fruit flavors and not the oak. In the words of Robert M. Parker, JR. "I cannot think of another Rioja at this price level that offers this much character and fruit". Cortijo means cottage or shack, a reference
Item Number: 30543
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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