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Aroa Mutiko

DO Navarra, Spain (70% Tempranillo, 30% Merlot) 750 ml Certified Organic Aroa Mutiko is a young red wine produced using carbonic maceration. It is fresh, agreeable and agile. Aroa is a boutique winery that has pioneered the restoration of traditional winemaking practices in DO Navarra. Mutiko’s color is clean and brilliant, with intense burgundy tones dominating. The aroma is fresh and well-fruited with good intensity. The first impression is of dark fruits, raspberries and peach. After a few minutes of aeration new fruited aromas develop, supported by a base of licorice. On the palate it has a soft attack, fresh and very clean with medium structure.   NA15.
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Crash Red

Badajoz, Spain (40% Tempranillo, 30% Garnacha Tintorera, 30% Syrah) 750 ml Year: 2012 Type of wine: Red Varieties: Garnacha Tintorera, Tempranillo & Syrah Tasting Notes: Brilliant cherry red and very bright colours.Intense aroma, fresh, perfectly ripe fruit, cherry, spicy notes, a certain herby and balsamic freshness, liquorice. In the mouth it’s fruity andextremely fresh with plenty of expression of a young wine, that’svery moreish. Reviews “The wine? It’s very pleasant, with an intense colour and pure fruity sensations. For drinking lightly chilled with appetizers or whenever you like”.  (GASTROACTITUD Federico Oldemburg. http://www.gastroactitud.com/modulo/bar/vinos/crash-red-2012/50.html). “And this time, here and now, means we have to talk about Crash, the rebellious child, the wine that was born to provoke. (…) But don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it’s a wine for young people, it’s not. Crash is a wine that can be read in different ways, that has different layers. Like a good book.
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Conde de Siruela Gran Reserva

DO Ribera del Duero, Spain (100% Tinto Fino) 750 ml Aged in American oak for 24 months Color: Cherry Red, bright and clear with good depths. Aroma: Clean nose, highly complex bouquet, with hints of balsam and vanilla. Palate: A very well-made wine, smooth but with powerful flavours, long, full finish with attractive nuances of aged wine and fruit in the aftertaste. Powerful. Recommended for Red meat and roasts. Serving temperature 18 °C RD17.
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Dehesa de los Canonigos 5G Joven

DO Ribera del Duero, Spain (85% Tinto Fino, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon) 750 ml Aged in American oak for 4 months HISTORY Dehesa de los Canonigos Quinta Generacion is a wine with good body, but the real protagonist is the fruit which is nicely composed atop the oaky wood base. This wine is the winery’s youngest red and is positioned to appeal to a similarly young market demanding modern and fresh flavors and aromas. The design of the label represents our humble home, it is a work by hipperealist painter Luis Perez whose work has been displayed in prestigious galleries in the UK, France, Germany, Japan and the USA. The name of the wine recalls its familiar tradition, now that the 5th generation of winemakers at Dehesa de los Canonigos is a present reality. It proceeds from a single vineyard named “El Caserio” composed of 20 year old vines that has brought.
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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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DO Cariñena

Bodega Paniza  (Paniza, Zaragoza) Cariñena is located in the heart of the Ebro Valley. Its vineyards cover a total surface area of 14,388 hectares, which include several surrounding towns: Aguarón, Aladrén, Alfamén, Almonacid de la Sierra, Alpartir, Alpartir, Cariñena, Cosuenda, Encinacorba, Longares, Mezalocha, Muel, Paniza, Tosos  and Villanueva de Huerva. Nearly 1,540 wine growers tend directly to the vineyards, which are undisputedly the region’s main source of income. Cariñena occupies an exceptional geographic location as it’s located on the same transport route that connects the Ebro Valley to Spain’s Eastern coast. It is directly on the north-south route that structures the Aragonese territory. This geographical position makes it a strong connection between the Basque Country and the Region of Valencia. Moreover, due to its proximity to the French border, it’s also an area of great interest from the point of view of trade and cultural relations with Europe. The motorway.
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Calderona Crianza

DO Cigales, Spain (100% Tempranillo) 750 mL Color: Cherry red, with purple hues in the thin layer, bright and clear with good depth. Aroma: Complex and elegant, with good ageing in American oak and a fruity background. Palate: Full of flavour and good body. The tanins and strong backbone continue to recall the cask ageing.Recommended for Meats and roasts. Serving temperature 18 °C CI01.
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Bodega Agricola Castellana

Casa Maria Red (100% Tempranillo) Casa Maria White (100% Verdejo) Bodega Agricola Castellana, also known as Bodegas Cuatro Rayas, was founded in 1935. 75 years of history and effort have made Cuatro Rayas the reference in Spanish white wines today. Today, Cuatro Rayas produces over 20% of the wine bottled from the Rueda appellation, making it the largest producer with an annual production level of 15 million bottles.  Its wines, drawn mainly from the Verdejo varietal, lead white wine consumption in Spain and also have a large following in foreign markets, with a presence in over 40 countries, including Japan, China, United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Holland, and Mexico. Protected by the fertile waters of the Duero River, the D.O. Rueda is situated at an altitude of between 700 and 850 meters and is subject to long, cold winters, short springs with late frosts, and hot summers.  The D.O. Rueda counts.
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