Spain Wines

Spain Wines

Spain Wines

Great wines tell a story of not just the soil they come from, but the people whose hands did all the work. Spain is an incredibly rich and important country when it comes to wine, with plenty of stories to tell. Whether you’re a fan of the wonderful Tempranillo varietal and its myriad expressions among Spanish vintners, or you prefer a touch of classy white Albariño, Spain offers something for everyone. It’s a joy to immerse yourself in the culture and explore all the diverse styles and blends.

Picture a virtuosic guitar performance in the street. Listen to the urban noise that accompanies such a performance, and then focus on the strings. Imagine watching them pulsate with what seems like boundless energy, as the performer seems to effortlessly create entire melodic pieces on the fly. That awe you feel is captured in every great Spanish wine, and it resonates within each glass and every sip. That fiery passion is the same passion that burns in the hearts of Spanish winemakers as they devote their life to viticultural excellence. The spirit of the people lives on in the wine, and its presence is felt in every layer of texture, every aromatic. It’s all there, waiting for someone who can deconstruct and appreciate it.

If this sounds appealing to you, then you should treat yourself to at least one of Spain’s finest wines, and lose yourself in its complexities and pleasures. You will almost certainly walk away from that experience as a changed person, and your passion for wine will be set ablaze like never before.

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  1. 1985 vega sicilia unico Spain Red
    1985 Vega Sicilia Unico
    95
    JG
    (Vega Sicilia “Único”) I remember well selling (and drinking) the 1986 Único when it was first released back in the 1990s, but I had somehow missed the 19..." Learn More
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    As low as $765.00
  2. 1986 vega sicilia unico Spain Red
    1986 Vega Sicilia Unico
    98
    DEC
    (Vega Sicilia, Unico, Ribera del Duero, Mainland Spain, Spain, Red) Seductive nose with intense flavours of violet, plum, date and sweet oak. This is a gorgeous, complex Unico with..." Learn More
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    As low as $735.00
  3. 1987 vega sicilia unico Spain Red
    1987 Vega Sicilia Unico
    95
    RP-NM
    Pablo Alvarez believes 1987 was an atypical vintage for Vega Sicilia and that initially the Unico was “very tense, not generous and unusually harsh” but in bottle, he f..." Learn More
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    As low as $705.00
  4. 2003 Benjamin Romeo La Vina de Andres Romeo
    2003 Benjamin Romeo La Vina de Andres Romeo
    95
    RP
    A real blockbuster, the 2003 La Vina de Andres Romeo (100% Tempranillo) is exquisite, but, again, a mere 200 bottles will make it to America. Lucky readers who run across a bottle,..." Learn More
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    As low as $105.00
  5. 2004 vega sicilia unico Spain Red
    2004 Vega Sicilia Unico
    98
    WE
    Lightly baked and hinting at raisin and fine herbs, the bouquet on this benchmark Spanish red enfolds aromas of tobacco, moss and ripe tomato. In the mouth, it's elegant and silky ..." Learn More
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    As low as $565.00
  6. 2005 pingus Spain Red
    2005 Pingus
    99
    RP
    The 2005 Pingus is the most powerful of this series (power being a major characteristic of the top 2005s in the DO). It offers up a perfume beginning to develop some complexity, te..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,245.00
  7. 2006 Vega Sicilia Unico
    2006 Vega Sicilia Unico
    100
    JS
    Incredibly floral and beautiful with dark berry, spice, cedar and mint. Chinese plums. Asian spices. Bark. Tea. Full body, dense and so soft and complex. The finish goes on for min..." Learn More
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    As low as $4,355.00
  8. 2008 r. lopez heredia vina tondonia reserva Spain Red
    2008 R. Lopez Heredia Vina Tondonia Reserva
    95
    JS
    Lots of dried fruit with plum, light raisin, chocolate and toasted oak. Some balsamic undertones. White truffles and dried flowers. Medium body, creamy tannins and savory, balsamic..." Learn More
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    As low as $72.95
  9. 2009 vega sicilia unico Spain Red
    2009 Vega Sicilia Unico
    98
    JS
    The elevage is complex, building from smaller barrels to larger barrels over a period of six years, finishing in larger vats. Then four years in bottle. Non-sequential releasing wi..." Learn More
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    As low as $565.00
  10. 2010 vega sicilia unico Spain Red
    2010 Vega Sicilia Unico
    99
    JS
    This is still very tight and closed with so much depth and beauty. The linear line to this is very vertical and draws you down. It shows intense blackberry, dark-chocolate, hazelnu..." Learn More
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    As low as $535.00
  11. 2011 vega sicilia unico Spain Red
    2011 Vega Sicilia Unico
    98
    JS
    Very ripe with plum, spice and dried-flower aromas, as well as chocolate, fresh flowers and sandalwood. Coffee and hints of meat. Sort of decadent. Full-bodied with round, creamy t..." Learn More
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    As low as $490.00
  12. 2012 r. lopez heredia rioja vina cubillo crianza Spain Red
    2012 R. Lopez Heredia Rioja Vina Cubillo Crianza
    95
    JS
    Wonderful aromas of mushrooms, bark, cigar tobacco and plums with just a hint of citrus. Full-bodied with incredible softness and complexity. Subtle chocolate, fruit and walnut in ..." Learn More
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    As low as $25.99
  13. 2013 gran clos finca el puig priorat Spain Red
    2013 Gran Clos Finca El Puig Priorat
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    As low as $21.95
  14. 2016 clos erasmus laurel Spain Red
    2016 Clos Erasmus Laurel
    95
    JD
    The 2016 Laurel is sensational stuff and, in truth, matches several older vintages of the grand vin in quality. A blend of 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah, and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon,..." Learn More
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    As low as $47.95
  15. 2016 del aguila canta la perdiz Spain Red
    2016 del Aguila Canta la Perdiz
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    As low as $349.00
  16. 2016 dominio del aguila reserva Spain Red
    2016 Dominio del Aguila Reserva
    97
    RP
    Quite different from the 2015 was the 2016 Reserva, a red from a cooler year with good yields, so they were able to increase production of this wine over twofold and increase the q..." Learn More
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    As low as $74.99
  17. 2016 izadi rioja reserva Spain Red
    2016 Izadi Rioja Reserva
    94
    JS
    Sweet berries and walnuts with dried flowers and blueberries on the nose. Full-bodied with very tight, refined tannins that are focused and impressive. I like the texture and defin..." Learn More
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    As low as $16.95
  18. 2016 marques de murrieta reserva Spain Red
    2016 Marques de Murrieta Reserva
    94
    JS
    This is very structured and powerful with a dense and rich palate of ripe fruit and hints of toasted oak. Full and layered. Structured. Released February 2020. Needs a few years of..." Learn More
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    As low as $24.95
  19. 2016 muga torre muga Spain Red
    2016 Muga Torre Muga
    99
    JD
    Even better than the magical 2015, the 2016 Torre Muga offers a thrilling bouquet of cassis and assorted pure dark fruits, lead pencil, graphite, white flowers, and spice-laced aro..." Learn More
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    As low as $99.99
  20. 2016 rene barbier clos mogador priorat nelin Spain White
    2016 Rene Barbier Clos Mogador Priorat Nelin
    95+
    RP
    The white from Clos Mogador, the 2016 Nelin has concentration and a juicy palate with a flinty/reductive twist that makes it somewhat funky/austere. It matured for one year in oak ..." Learn More
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    As low as $57.95
  21. 2016 sierra cantabria reserva unica Spain Red
    2016 Sierra Cantabria Reserva Unica
    94
    JD
    The 2016 Reserva Unica comes from a single vineyard located in the alluvial soils beside the Ebro river. Made from 97% Tempranillo and 3% Graciano that was all destemmed and aged 2..." Learn More
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    As low as $24.99
  22. 2017 celler cal pla black slate porrera Spain Red
    2017 Celler Cal Pla Black Slate Porrera
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    As low as $22.99
  23. 2017 dominio del aguila picaro del aguila clarete Spain Rose
    2017 Dominio del Aguila Picaro del Aguila Clarete
    93
    RP
    I tasted three vintages of the pink clarete, starting with the 2017 Pícaro del Águila Clarete. It was produced with a field blend of red and white grapes, approximate..." Learn More
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    As low as $31.99
  24. 2017 familia nin-ortiz nit de nin mas d’en cacador Spain Red
    2017 Familia Nin-Ortiz Nit de Nin Mas d’en Cacador
    97+
    RP
    The 2017 Nit de Nin Mas d’en Caçador is a vintage they talk about like this: "We will remember this vintage as one of the most extreme of the decade, along with t..." Learn More
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    As low as $99.00
  25. 2017 familia nin-ortiz planetes de nin Spain Red
    2017 Familia Nin-Ortiz Planetes de Nin
    95
    RP
    The 2017 Planetes de Nin comes from the four hectares of 20-year-old Garnacha and 11-year-old Cariñena in the Planetes vineyard in Porrera at 450 meters in altitude. It's 60..." Learn More
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    As low as $44.99
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