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Dom De Eguren Protocolo Tinto 2011 Product #27141 (In Stock)
Dom De Eguren Protocolo Tinto 2011 Dom De Eguren Protocolo Tinto 2011

Here's the kind of value that made Spain famous in the international wine world, but that seems to have vanished in recent years. And, the 2011 is even tastier than the very fine 2010!  This is 100% Tempranillo, aged 3 years in American Oak, and it delivers loads of honest, unconfected, aromas and flavors with a juicy, zingy, finish.  A fine party or backyard cookout red at a very compelling price.

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Mars And Venus Chardonnay 2012 Product #27311 (In Stock)
Mars And Venus Chardonnay 2012 Mars And Venus Chardonnay 2012

A very nice value Chardonnay that comfortably over-delivers vs. its modest price tag. No oak here, just bushels of clean, crisp, Chardonnay apple and stone fruit with a hint of caramelized pineapple.  Juicy and clean, this is a mid-weight white that's just perfect for parties or weeknight sipping.

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Borsao Monte Oton Garnacha 2012 Product #27206 (In Stock)
Borsao Monte Oton Garnacha 2012 Borsao Monte Oton Garnacha 2012

Another great vintage for this perennial "best value" Garnacha from Campo de Borgia.  Powerful, deep aromas of black raspberry and cherry with accents of minerals and fresh cut flowers.  Juicy and fresh in the mouth but with plenty of dark berry and cherry fruit and hints of lavender and liquorice.  Long and clean on the spicy finish over oodles of ripe fruit.  Easy to drink, but worth attending to.

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Mundo De Yuntero Tempranillo Syrah 2012 Product #28047 (In Stock)
Mundo De Yuntero Tempranillo Syrah 2012 Mundo De Yuntero Tempranillo Syrah 2012

A tad bit better and more fun than the Wine Advocate write-up suggests, this charming La Mancha red bursts with blackberry and plum fruit and just touch of complicating spice.  A fruit-forward, fun, wine that's easy to drink and ready to play at your next party or casual meal.

"The 2012 Mundo de Yuntero Tempranillo comes from Cuidad Real from organic vines (including 15% Syrah) and sees no oak contact. It has a clean, fresh boysenberry and small dark cherry nose, while the palate is fleshy and generous on the entry. It finishes a little “generic” but it is a commercially sound Tempranillo at a bargain price."Wine Advocate 90 points

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Epilogo La Mancha Blanco (Sauvignon And Moscatel) 2012 Product #28048 (In Stock)
Epilogo La Mancha Blanco (Sauvignon And Moscatel) 2012 Epilogo La Mancha Blanco (Sauvignon And Moscatel) 2012

A juicy, fresh, and really delicious blend of 90% Sauvignon Blanc for citrus, fresh herb and cut and 10% Moscatel for stone fruit and floral notes.  A great solo sipper and will work just fine with salads or seafood, too.

"The 2012 Epilogo is a blend of 90% Sauvignon Blanc and 10% Moscatel from biodynamically cultivated vines and undergoes a natural ferment. The nose is crisp and lively; displaying lemon thyme, apricot and citrus peel. The palate is well-balanced with elderflower-tinged citrus fruit that fans out towards a flavorsome, clean, precise finish. This is an excellent white La Mancha wine! Drink now."Wine Advocate 90 points

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Dinarells Negre Emporda 2012 Product #27165 (In Stock)
Dinarells Negre Emporda 2012 Dinarells Negre Emporda 2012

This is just shockingly interesting and delicious for the money.  It comes from Spain’s Emporda Costa Brava region in the very northeastern corner of Catalonia near the border with France. It’s steep, rocky, territory that’s regularly lashed by the Tramontane, strong northerly winds that can sweep through the region at 70mph.

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with traditional Garnacha and Carignon, this is hand-harvested and made in tank.  The show opens with luscious aromas of black plum, crushed blackberries, leather and bitter chocolate with just a touch of lavender.  Then, it’s juicy and fresh in the mouth with loads of sweet blackberry and plum fruit accented by a bit of bitter chocolate, earth and spice flavors. A squirt of blood orange acidity keeps things fresh and dark fruit, nutmeg, and slate notes all linger nicely.  Easy enough to just sip and enough going on to make it a great food wine, too.

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Paso A Paso Tempranillo La Mancha 2012 Product #27782 (In Stock)
Paso A Paso Tempranillo La Mancha 2012 Paso A Paso Tempranillo La Mancha 2012

A straight-ahead, lightly oaked, Tempranillo with good richness, plenty of fruit and spice, and enough acidity to stay fresh.  Nice value.

"Aged for six months in two- and three-year-old French oak. Bright purple. Smoky cherry and dark berries on the fragrant nose. Lush and open-knit, offering appealingly sweet blueberry and boysenberry flavors accented by a hint of cracked pepper. Finishes smooth and spicy, with a hint of tannins and good persistence."International Wine Cellar 89 points

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Ixeia Tinto Somontano 2012 Product #28124 (In Stock)
Ixeia Tinto Somontano 2012 Ixeia Tinto Somontano 2012

From the foothills of the Pyrenees on the edge of the Basque country comes this utterly unexpected (and stupidly delicious) Cabernet, Merlot, and Tempranillo blend.  Grown on limestone soil, the wine opens with aromas of dark, dusty slate balanced with ripe plums and blackberries.  No oak to speak of here, just clean, ripe flavors of juicy berries, and bright acidity to clean it all up.  What's really surprising here for a wine at this super affordable price is that sophisticated, slaty minerality, that carries through to the finish.  A delicious value!

As warm weather approaches, this is the perfect red to have on hand for a cookout or outdoor party.  There's plenty of dark, ripe fruit and heft, but no heavy oak to overwhelm lighter dishes.  Wines like this are why we keep returning to Spain again and again for great red wine values!

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Lorca Monastrell 2009 Product #28185 (In Stock)
Lorca Monastrell 2009 Lorca Monastrell 2009

The DO of Bullas, higher up than Jumilla with a bigger contrast in daytime vs. nighttime temperatures and a bit more freshness in the wines.

"The DO of Bullas has the highest elevation Monastrell vines in Spain, more so than neighboring Jumilla, providing a bigger contrast in daytime vs. nighttime temperatures. The purple/black 2009 Lorca Monastrell offers up intriguing aromas of underbrush, brier, game, and blueberry. In the glass it exhibits ample spicy fruit, a bit of underlying structure, and 1-2 years of aging potential. Drink this crowd-pleaser through 2019."Wine Enthusiast 90 points

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Bielsa Campo De Borja Garnacha 2011 Product #28229 (In Stock)
Bielsa Campo De Borja Garnacha 2011 Bielsa Campo De Borja Garnacha 2011

As Steve Tanzer said about the 2010, "This wine isn't shy about the fruit." From dry-farmed, old vines, grown in the scrubby vineyards of Campo de Borgia, this delivers a huge mouthful of intense Garnacha flavors:  black and red raspberry, black and Bing cherry, licorice, white pepper and more.  Plenty of ripeness, especially on the back where a kirsch-like flavor emerges, but it's also savory black pepper and fine lift and energy. Finishes dry and even a little floral with dark berry lingering on.  Fun to sip; great with any rustic food.  A steal.

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Finca Valldosera Cava Brut Nature NV Product #23944 (In Stock)
Finca Valldosera Cava Brut Nature NV Finca Valldosera Cava Brut Nature NV

The price-quality-ratio here is just absurd. Toasty and yeasty on the nose then fantastically complex apple and golden fruit flavors with plenty of yeast/bread dough flavors.  Stunning levels of fruit for a no-dosage wine and the kind of creamy, silky, texture normally only found in $40 Champagne.  Super friendly, you can drink this like Prosecco if you like, but it's more than sophisticated enough to warrant close attention.

"Finca Valldosera is a boutique producer (5000 cases total production) of high-class Cava. All three of the above Cavas are Brut Nature meaning they have received zero dosage. The Non-Vintage Brut Nature is a blend of 45% Xarel-lo, 30% Macabeo, 10% Parellada, 10% Chardonnay, and 5% Subirat Parent with 10% of the Xarel-lo barrel-fermented and aged. The wine remained sur lie for 24 months and was hand-riddled. It offers up an enticing nose of brioche, smoked nuts, and assorted white fruits. Displaying small persistent bubbles, a smooth texture, and excellent balance, this tasty Cava over-delivers in a big way."Wine Advocate 90 points

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Vina Taboexa Albarino Rias Baixas 2012 Product #27605 (In Stock)
Vina Taboexa Albarino Rias Baixas 2012 Vina Taboexa Albarino Rias Baixas 2012

This fantastic value from Dionysus Imports showcases the sophisticated, crisp side of Albarino. With aromas of lemon and orange zest on the nose, and fantastic acidity and minerality on the palate, this is a wonderfully refreshing Albarino at a great price, perfect for seafood, Thai food, or sipping on the back porch.

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Antxiola Txakoli 2013 Product #28262 (In Stock)
Antxiola Txakoli 2013 Antxiola Txakoli 2013

Txakoli is a fresh, zippy style of wine from Spain’s Basque country.  Like Vinho Verde, it’s just slightly fizzy, but not fully sparkling.  But unlike its Portuguese cousin, it’s bone dry, bracingly tart, and very mineral, with aromas of lime skin and something fresh and salty reminiscent of the beach.  This great value Txakoli is a natural match for fresh seafood - or try it with sushi!

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Mestres Cava Reserva 1312 NV Product #26871 (In Stock)
Mestres Cava Reserva 1312 NV Mestres Cava Reserva 1312 NV

Here's a new favorite Cava, handmade from Macabeu, Zerel-lo, and Parellada grapes, aged in barrel as base wines and then for 20 months on the lees in bottle before being disgorged by hand. All of that work and care shines through in the glass here, with bright, zesty, aromas and flavors of citrus, golden apple, and fresh toast.  A leesy, biscuity, Cava that stays fresh on the long finish where a touch of sweet lemon lingers.  Very fine value.

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Clua Mas D'en Pol Negre 2010 Product #24898 (In Stock)
Clua Mas D'en Pol Negre  2010 Clua Mas D'en Pol Negre  2010

Xavier Clua does it again!  The newest release of this unaoked red from Terra Alta is better than ever.  On the nose it shows dark black plum and super-ripe black raspberry fruit with a hint of earth - reminiscent of a first class Ribera del Duro.  It's medium bodied and fresh on the attack with black raspberry fruit, some crisp sweet cherry, and a little blood orange citrus element.  The fruit is sweet and ripe but stays fresh, not jammy or overripe.  The finish shows more raspberry and a dash of black cherry with some sweet spice and fine, ripe, tannin.  You can drink this today simply for the fruit and freshness or give it a little time (a year or two) to gain even more complexity  Not a blockbuster at all, but easy as pie to drink!  A blend of 50% Garnatxa Negra, 20% Syrah, 15% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Finca Sandoval Salia 2010 Product #27788 (In Stock)
Finca Sandoval Salia 2010 Finca Sandoval Salia 2010

Another great release here!

"Pungently aromatic, with powerful aromas of cassis, smoky minerals, cracked pepper, violet and olive. Deeply pitched dark berry flavors show a blend of power and vivacity and become sweeter with air. Spicy notes build on the finish, which is chewy, gently tannic and long. Definitely give this wine some air."International Wine Cellar 90+? points

"The 2010 Salia, a blend of 49% Syrah, 30% Garnacha Tintorera and 21% Garnacha Tinta, was aged 11 months in French and American oak, and was bottled unfined and unfiltered. This beautiful, dense purple-colored 2010 exhibits a meaty note of beef blood intermixed with attractive, round, supple black fruits, bouquet garni and licorice. Full-bodied, rich, distinctive and complex with a heady finish, its Syrah component no doubt provides the beefy character. Drink it over the next 2-3 years."Wine Advocate 90 points

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Palacio De Fefinanes Albarino 2012 Product #28078 (In Stock)

A very classy wine from one of Spain's historic estates, this is jam-packed with tangy apricot and starfruit with accents of lime zest and salty minerals.  Break out the seafood!

"Green-tinged yellow. High-pitched citrus fruit and floral aromas, with dusty mineral and white pepper qualities building with air. Shows very good depth and energy, offering juicy orange and green apple flavors and a touch of fennel. Nervy and precise on the impressively persistent finish, which echoes the mineral and fennel notes."International Wine Cellar 91 points

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Borsao Vina Borgia Garnacha 2012 3l Product #27800 (In Stock)
Borsao Vina Borgia Garnacha 2012 3l Borsao Vina Borgia Garnacha 2012 3l

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100% Garnacha raised in stainless steel, this fun and fruit-filled red bursts with bright cherry, strawberry, licorice and spice aromas and flavors.  Mouthwateringly fresh, this  medium-bodied dry red is a great everyday sipper and has enough heft to handle most any dish.  As IWC reported about the 2011, "As usual, this wine delivers as much value as anything I tasted this year, from anywhere."  And, in box, it will keep for about 6 weeks after opening (if not longer).  Great party wine and killer value.

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Finca Sandoval Manchuela 2008 Product #27978 (In Stock)
Finca Sandoval Manchuela 2008 Finca Sandoval Manchuela 2008

When journalist Victor de la Serena decided it was time to make wine, rather than just write about it, he decided to do things right.  Working in the hot, dry, Spanish wine region of Manchuela, he purchased Syrah and Mourvedre cuttings from his favorite winery, the great Chateau Beaucastel in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, and planted those along with a little of the region’s native Bobal.  High-density plantings and meticulous dropping of fruit gave him low yields and careful winemaking with just the right mix of oak delivered a wine with a little modern polish but lots of authentic gutsiness and heart.  The 2008 is ready to go now or anytime over the next 5-8 years.  Our best price ever on this bold, blockbuster, red.

"76% syrah, 13% mourvedre and 11% bobal, planted on chalky soil; aged in 85% French and 15% American oak that ranged from new to three years old. Bright purple. Spicy, highly fragrant nose features perfumed blackberry, violet and orange peel, with hints of smoke and black olive. Really showing the syrah now. Dense, sappy and chewy but surprisingly lithe; the intense red and dark berry and floral pastille flavors are at once taut and rich, thanks to zesty minerality. Finishes very suave and long, with fine-grained tannins and lingering spiciness.” International Wine Cellar 92 points

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Raventos I Blanc Silencis 2012 Product #28014 (In Stock)
Raventos I Blanc Silencis 2012 Raventos I Blanc Silencis 2012

From a new-school Spanish sparkling wine producer trying to bring up the reputation of sparkling wine comes this unique (and still!) Xarelo.  Silencus comes from a blend of 5 different old-vine vineyard sites and is meant to express facets of the grape not usually seen in the inexpensive Cava that usually makes its way to the US.  The acidity is bracing here, and the aromas of pithy lemon and sea air will thrill any lover of crisp Loire Valley whites.  On the palate that briny quality is front and center, making this a natural pairing with any seafood dish.  Unique and fabulous!

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