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Marques de Aldeanueva Crianza

Varietals: Tempranillo 70%, Garnacha 20% and Mazuelo 10%. Oak Aging: 12 months in French and American oak Bottle Aging: 6 months Color: dark red with ruby glints along the rim Aroma: soft aromas of red and black ripe fruits(strawberry, raspberry),  well blended with toasted flavors and vanilla Palate: well-bodied with structure and elegant tannins in good balance Finish: tasting, lasting and balanced with good harmony between fruit and wood Pairing suggestions: red meats, fowl, cured cheeses Storage temperature: 13ºC Service temperature: 16-18ºC Alcohol: 14% ABV.
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Martinez Lacuesta Campeador 2010 – 90 Points

90 Points Polished and focused, this red offers savory notes of licorice, smoke and mineral that frame a core of black cherry and leafy flavors. Firm tannins and fresh acidity support the smooth texture.   ~Thomas Matthews, Wine Spectator, December 2015 Download Shelf Talker: Campeador Shelf Talker Small 4 x 3.
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Plic, Plic, Plic 2013 – 90 Points

90 Points “This lively red has a soft yet fresh texture, with bright flavors of cherry, raspberry and pomegranate, backed by light tannins and orange peel acidity. Ripe and fruity, showing freshness and savory notes. Garnatxa and Samso. Drink now through 2020. 7,000 cases made.” -T.M., Wine Spectator December 2015.
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DO Catalunya

VINICOLA DE GANDESA The small DO of Catalunya is situated north-east of the Iberian Peninsula, just south of the highly esteemed Priorat, and is the highest D.O within Catalonia at 400 metres above sea level. The soil is predominantly limestone and incredibly dry, meaning that it can only really support three main crops: olives, almonds and grapes. As the area is fortunate to have undergone very little replanting. It reaps the benefit of having older vines, producing local varieties such as Garnacha Blanca, Macabeo and Parellada in whites and Tempranillo, Garnacha negra and Cariñera (Mazuela) in red. However, foreign varietals are also allowed (Cabernet, Merlot, Shiraz, Muscat and Chardonnay). Vines and grapes in Catalunya go as far back in time as Catalunya’s own history and culture. The winds and the soil of that cradle of cultures, the Mediterranean Sea, have together moulded grape growing and winemaking in Catalunya. Introducida por.
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Viñedos de Aldeanueva

Azabache Garnacha (100% Garnacha) 750 ml Azabache Tempranillo (100% Tempranillo) 750 ml Marques de Aldeanueva Joven (100% Tempranillo) 750 ml Marques de Aldeanueva Crianza (Tempranillo, Garnacha blend) 750 ml Marques de Aldeanueva Reserva (Tempranillo, Garnacha blend) 750 ml Over a century has gone by since the first vines were planted in Aldeanueva. Its excellent climate and rich soils together with the know-how of the local growers, resulted in grapes that were highly valued for their colour and alcohol content. These were —and have continued to be until present day— the basis of many aged Rioja wines. Grapes of this quality lead to significant demand which meant expandidg our vineyards to the current 2,600 hectares. History The bodega was founded on 20 November 1955 by a group of growers from Aldeanueva de Ebro. Months later, in February 1956, the first Articles of Association were drafted and they began building the winery. Those.
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Aroa Jauna Crianza

DO Navarra, Spain (40% Cab/Sauv, 30%Tempranillo, 26% Merlot, 4% Garnacha Red) 750 ml Certified Organic Aroa Jauna is a modern, elegant and agile wine. With a perfect harmony between alcohol and acidity, it is the reflection of its terroir it is born in, fresh and at altitude. Aroa is a boutique winery that has pioneered the restoration of traditional winemaking practices in the DO Navarra. All of the vineyards are organic and are cared for using our ancestral methods, only using natural products and only allowing nature to reach its fullest expression in the grapes. TASTING NOTES It is a deep, dark very intense shade of red with great brilliance. The aroma is clean and reminiscent of ripe fruits composed mainly of pears, sweet apples and quince. This gives way to aromas of cacao, dry leaves and leather. On the palate it is tasty and agile, with well integrated tannins..
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Azabache Garnacha

DO Rioja Alta, Spain (100% Garnacha) 750 ml Violet-red color, with glints of purple. Dominant aromas of black fruit in liquor, melon, and tangerine, very clean and powerful, well balanced, very tasty, with mature, sweet tannins which provide it with softness and volume. Is very long, sweet and glyceric, reminiscent of sweet black fruit An excellent companion for steaks, red meats and all kinds of cheeses. RJ27.
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El Casetero Crianza

DO Cariñena, Spain (70% Tempranillo, 30% Garnacha) 750 ml VINIFICATION Vineyards at 590 metres at Paniza. Mainly unirrigated, low-yielding, 25 year old, hand-picked bush vines. Winemaking Fermented for one week at 24- 28ºC and macerated for 10 days with at least two remontages. Ageing 6 months in American oak barrels. TASTING NOTES Colour Well-coloured and intensely deep towards the rim. Nose Aromas of ripe fruit combined with tones of vanilla and spice from the barrel. Palate Full-bodied, well-structured with soft tannins. BC03.
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El Casetero Garnacha

DO Cariñena, Spain (100% Garnacha) 750 ml VINIFICATION Vineyards at 590 metres at Paniza. Mainly unirrigated, low-yielding, 40 year old, hand-picked bush vines. Fermented for one week at 24-28ºC and macerated for 10 days with at least two remontages . 20% of the wine is matured in French Oak for three months and then assembled to the young wine. TASTING NOTES Colour: Deep red color, with violet tones towards rim. Nose: Intense, tightly focused, fresh ripe fruit aromas. Palate: Refreshing juicy Garnacha with fleshy weight on mid-palate and exceponally balanced. Very easy to drink. BC02.
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