Tempranillo

LA RIOJA ALTA VINA ARDANZA RESERVA 2009
Article code VF13421
$39.00
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“Medium-intensity, dark cherry-red; clean and bright. To the nose it stands out for its fresh, spicy character, with hints of sweet cherries and blackcurrant chocolate, assembled with notes of black pepper, tobacco, nutmeg, coffee, mocha and cinnamon. Pl
FRANCO-ESPANOLAS BORDON RIOJA RESERVA 2011
Article code VF13419
$23.00
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“Vibrant ruby-red colour. On the nose it is characterised by overtones of ripe red fruits, subtle toasted aromas, sweet spices and delicate hints of caramel. Excellent texture on the palate, full-flavoured, displaying a broad range of nuances and a perfec
BODEGAS MUGA 'PRADO ENEA' GRAN RESERVA 2009 3L
Article code VF13105
$375.00
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95 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media: "(aged for 16 months in large French oak vats, followed by three years in 85 percent French and 15 percent American oak barrels and then held in bottle for three years before release) Brilliant ruby-red. Heady aro
CAN MAJORAL MALLORCA RED 2013
Article code VF11812
$19.00
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“Wine with quite a long life ahead, characterized by its gently astringent ripe
tannins, intense cherry color and a wide range of aromas with predominance of
red fruits like blackberry and cassis, spicy notes and vegetables like pepper. On
the palate is f
VINA MAGANA RESERVA 1997
Article code VF12137
$75.00
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"Magana Reserva combines elements of tobacco, cassis and bright acid. Its Mediterranean-influenced climate brings about a dry-sweet tannicity that is rich yet elegant at the same time. on the mid-palate, it showcases black-cherries, almonds, and roasted h
LOPEZ DE HEREDIA ‘VINA BOSCONIA’ GRAN RESERVA 1964
Article code VF11956
$695.00
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91 Points - Antonio Galloni’s Vinous - “The tasting concluded with a series of wines from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, although the two 1976 Gran Reservas turned out to be pretty hard to top. As is to be expected, the 1964 Viña Bosconia Gran Reserva is the
CVNE GRAN RESERVA ESPECIAL 'VINA REAL' 1970
Article code VF11927
$325.00
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“Viña Real, CVNE’s Rioja Alavesa-based winery, released its first vintage in 1920. The Viña Real style is one that showcases the forward fruit of Alavesa while simultaneously possessing the structure to age for half a century and more. The original fruit
LOPEZ DE HEREDIA ‘VINA TONDONIA' GRAN RESERVA 1947
Article code VF11914
$1,295.00
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“The Tondonia vineyard has to be is the most spectacular in Haro. Situated in a shell-like depression next to the River Ebro which serves as a border with Rioja Alavesa (the part of the Rioja appellation region belonging to the Basque Country), it is char
LA ANTIGUA CLASICO RESERVA 2010
Article code VF9213
$23.00
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"The majority of the people who own these vineyards are local farmers who do not make wine, they only grow grapes, which in exchange they sell at top prices to the big bodegas mostly located in the north of the valley near the train tracks. In the case of
LOPEZ DE HEREDIA ‘VINA TONDONIA' RESERVA 2006
Article code VF11794
$45.00
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93 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous - “Vivid red. Highly perfumed scents of ripe red currant, cherry liqueur, pipe tobacco, leather and rose oil, along with a hint of coconut in the background. Juicy and precise on the palate, offering deep-pitched red fru
VEGA SICILIA UNICO ARTIST LABEL 2002 1.5L
Article code VF12257
$950.00
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95 Points - Neal Martin - The Wine Advocate - “It has an incredibly intense nose, much more linear and focused than the more flamboyant 2000, with scents of dark cherry, creme de cassis and a touch of honey and melted dark chocolate. The palate is medium-
DOMAINE JULIE BENAU TEMPRANILLO ROBOT COCHON 2018
Article code VF12717
$21.00
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"For almost 20 years they sold their viticultural production to the local Co-op. In 1999, when their young daughter Julie returned to the do- maine, they bottled part of their production for the first time. At Julie’s insistence, the Benau’s have set thei
ELVI HERENZA RIOJA 2016
Article code VF12198
$15.00
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"Dark cherry and opaque to the eye with a perfect purple tone. Expressive to the nose with primary aroma of liquorice, subtly completed with a contribution of oak wood, in mouth is tasty, fruity, long and persistent. Very elegant."
LOPEZ DE HEREDIA VINA TONDONIA' GRAN RESERVA 1942
Article code VF11495
$1,295.00
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93 Points - Jay S Miller - The Wine Advocate - “The mature 1942 Vina Tondonia is savory, still structured, and vibrant. “
DOMINIO PINGUS 'FLOR DE PINGUS' 2013
Article code VF11079
$99.00
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92 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous - “Brilliant violet color. A heady bouquet displays scents of fresh raspberry, incense and rose pastille, with a spicy nuance adding lift. Stains the palate with red fruit liqueur and floral pastille flavors, with tangy
SIERRA DE TOLONO RIOJA 2013
Article code VF10935
$18.00
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89 Points - Luis Gutierrez - The Wine Advocate - “The red wine is produced with Tempranillo from about 30-year-old head-pruned vines on clay and chalk soils in the Ribas de Tereso village in the Labastida area of Rioja Alavesa. Simply called 2013 Sierra d
TELMO RODRIGUEZ PAGO LA JARA 2011
Article code VF10908
$75.00
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94 Points - Luis Gutierrez - The Wine Advocate - “2011 was a very good year in Toro, and the powerful 2011 G Pago la Jara is pure Tempranillo from five small plots of old vines totaling four hectares. It fermented in 3,000-liter oak vats with indigenous y
VEGA SICILIA 'UNICO' 2004
Article code VF10334
$525.00
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97 points - Luis Gutierrez - The Wine Advocate - “Moving on to the big guns, the 2004 Unico is truly spectacular, in line with the 1970 and 1994. It’s a blend of 87% Tempranillo and 13% Cabernet Sauvignon. Unico has a unique long aging, in the case of the
B DE BASILIO RIOJA TINTO 2008
Article code VF8391
$56.00
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Basilio Izquierdo is one of our favorite winemakers. His knowledge, ceaseless curiosity and amazing problem solving abilities in winemaking are a wonder to behold. It also helps that he was the head winemaker at CVNE and Contino for more than 30 years and
VETUS 'FLOR DE VETUS' 2014
Article code VF8143
$19.00
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"Deep black cherry color and an expressive aroma of fresh fruit. In the palate we find a well-balanced and structured wine with medium-high body and a clean and pleasant finish. Farming: sustainable. Age of Vines: 20 years. Fermentation in stainles steel
VEGA SICILIA 'UNICO' 2000
Article code VF2688
$450.00
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95 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous - “Deep red. High-pitched aromas of redcurrant, dried cherry, potpourri and spicecake. Silky in texture and alluringly spherical, offering seamless red fruit and floral pastille flavors and late notes of blood orange and
VEGA SICILIA RESERVA ESPECIAL NV (2014 RELEASE IS A BLEND OF 1994, 1995, 2000)
Article code VF1470
$600.00
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98 Points - Luis Gutierrez - The Wine Advocate: "The NV 2014 Release Reserva Especial is a blend of different harvests, and therefore sold without a harvest year. This 2014 Release is a blend of 1994, 1995 and 2000, three very good years for Unico. Reserv
BODEGAS EMILIO MORO 2016
Article code VF4645
$27.00
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"Emilio Moro is the flagship bottling from the Bodega. It is produced from 100% Tinto Fino from vines ranging from 15-25 years of age. It undergoes a 28-day skin maceration followed by 12 months of aging in French and American barrels. This is a classic e
BODEGAS MUGA 'PRADO ENEA' GRAN RESERVA 2010
Article code VF4650
$89.00
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97 Points - Luis Gutierrez - The Wine Advocate: "I was really looking forward to the 2010 Prado Enea Gran Reserva, as I've seen a very good improvement in this cuvée in the last few vintages, and 2010 is one of the more-balanced vintages of recent times.