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2019 Bodegas Muga ‘El Anden de Estacion’ Rioja Crianza
2019 Bodegas Muga ‘El Anden de Estacion’ Rioja Crianza
 If Vatan’s Triton could be compared to a Cotes du Rhone, let’s compare Muga’s Estacion Rioja to Chateauneuf du Pape. There is nuance here and great complexity. Muga is, of course, one of  Rioja’s most venerated estates...
$21.99
2019 Bodegas Vatan ‘Triton’ Tinta de Toro DOA
2019 Bodegas Vatan ‘Triton’ Tinta de Toro DOA
From the same estate that brought us the Nisia above comes one of the best deals we’ve tasted in old vine Toro ever! Tinta de Toro is the local name for the clone of Tempranillo that has been planted on the high-altitude mesa for hundreds of years...
$18.99
2022 Bodegas Vatan ‘Nisia’ Verdejo Old Vines Rueda DOA
2022 Bodegas Vatan ‘Nisia’ Verdejo Old Vines Rueda DOA
  Rueda is a large appellation and a lot of the Verdejo labeled as such actually comes from large, mechanically farmed vineyards further east. That explains why there is so much innocuous Rueda out there- a lot smells and tastes like cheap New...
$17.99
2019 Ostatu Escobal, Rioja Alavesa
2019 Ostatu Escobal, Rioja Alavesa
2019 Ostatu Ecobal, Rioja Alavesa Growers for a large part of their 250-year history, it was husband and wife, Doroteo and Maria Asuncio Saenz, who initiated the push toward estate-bottled wines back in the 1970s at Ostatu.  The winery also...
$25.99
$19.99
2020 Raul Perez La Vizcaina Bierzo Tinto, 'La Vitoriana'
Raul Perez
2020 Raul Perez La Vizcaina Bierzo Tinto, 'La Vitoriana'
The La Vizcaína project, dating to 2011, is Raúl Pérez’s vision for single-parcel wines from his home village of Valtuille de Abajo in Bierzo that hew as close as possible to the Burgundy model: the reds are made in more or...
$49.99
2016 Eladio Piniero Pezium 'Frore de Carme' Albarino 2-pack
Eladio Piniero
2016 Eladio Piniero Pezium 'Frore de Carme' Albarino 2-pack
2016 Eladio Piniero 'Frore de Carme' Albarino 2-pack  PEZIUM – 2016 Frore de Carme 1 bottle aged on land, 1 bottle aged underwater What Eladio can do with Albariño simply beggars belief. He makes no fewer than four still versions of...
$184.99
2020 Bodegas Finca Luzon -Verde Jumilla
Bodegas Finca Luzon -Verde
2020 Bodegas Finca Luzon -Verde Jumilla (Monastrell)
 Certified organically farmed. No one knows how the Spanish manage to continue to work this magic. In California, say, the box alone might cost more than this wine does! Yes, Jumilla, some thirty kilometers down a windy valley from the ocean on...
$15.00
$9.99
2007 Bodegas y Viñedos Artadi Vina El Pison Rioja
Artadi
2007 Bodegas y Viñedos Artadi Vina El Pison Rioja
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 97 Points:The 2008 Vina el Pison comes from a single vineyard planted in 1945 on pure limestone. It is the epitome of elegance with a sensual bouquet, a silky texture, already complex flavors, and a lengthy, pure finish. It...
$389.97
2007 Numanthia Termanthia Toro
Numanthia
2007 Numanthia Termanthia Toro
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 97+ Points:The 2007 Termanthia is, like the 2007 Numanthia, a bit more accessible than its 2006 counterpart. That is to say that it should begin to become civilized with a mere 6-8 years of cellaring and should offer a...
$224.97