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Baron De Ley Rioja Reserva 2010 750ml

Rated 95+ - Closed but layered, seriously stylish and focused. Pure, black fruit, intense palate, beautifully controlled, velvety ripe tannins,...
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Bodegas Bilbainas Rioja Reserva Vina Pomal 2010 750ml

Rated 90 - There might be more balsamic and cigar-ash aromas in the 2010 Viña Pomal Reserva compared to the selection of 106 barrels. They were...
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Bodegas La Emperatriz Finca La Emperatriz Terruno 2010 750ml

Rated 93 - Cropped from a fresh vintage with good ripeness and balance, the 2010 Finca la Emperatriz Terruño could well be my favorite wine from...
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Bodegas Lan Rioja Culmen Reserva 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - The bottle of the 2010 Culmen Reserva looks and weighs like a magnum, but its 750ml. It's a blend of Tempranillo with 15% Graciano,...
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Bodegas Lan Vina Lanciano Reserva 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - A blend of 85% Tempranillo, 10% Mazuelo and 5% Graciano, the 2010 Lanciano Reserva is sourced from Lanciano estate along the River Ebro,...
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Conde De Valdemar Rioja Inspiracion 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - #34 Top 100, 2013 - Fresh and focused, this sleek, lively red shows black cherry, wild berry, licorice, mineral and toasty flavors that...
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Hacienda Lopez De Haro Crianza 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2010 Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza feels quite classical in its style, lightly-colored, with clean red spicy fruit, a touch of...
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Laztana Rioja Reserva 2010 750ml

Rated 95 - Intense, balanced and archetypal Rioja, with warming aromas of dark cherry, spice, tobacco and berries. Vanilla and cedar form the...
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Luis Alegre Reserva 2010 750ml

Rated 90 - (a blend of tempranillo, graciano and mazuelo): Deep ruby. Aromas of blackberry, licorice and rose oil are complicated by a spicy note...
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Marques De Caceres Rioja Reserva 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - Juicy black cherry and plum flavors are deepened by licorice, cocoa and mineral notes in this expressive red. The structure is balanced,...

2010 La Rioja Spain

La Rioja is by far the most famous wine region of Spain, and remains one of the world's great wine producing regions, consistently offering deep, complex red wines of character and distinction, partly due to the fact that La Rioja benefits from excellent soils, rich in minerals and nutrients, and plenty of sunshine. The climatic conditions allow the fine grape varietals to reach full ripeness and express plenty of the best features of their terroir, making La Rioja wines some of the most interesting to have ever come out of Europe. The Cantabrian mountains to the north provide the perfect shelter from the colder, wetter influences of the Atlantic oceans, and in the beloved vineyards of La Rioja, wineries have been cultivating exceedingly flavorful Tempranillo grapes for generations for the inclusion in their fine single variety and blended wines.
Ever since the Phoenicians and Romans brought their knowledge of vine cultivation to Spanish soils, the country's culture has grown alongside wine production, with wine being a vital part of Spanish identity and Spanish traditions. Each region of Spain has a wine quite distinct from the others, and it is produced by smallholders and families as much as it is by large companies and established wineries. From the relatively mild and lush regions of La Rioja to the arid plateaus that surround Madrid, grapes are grown in abundance for the now booming Spanish wine industry, and new laws and regulations have recently been put in place to keep the country's standards high. By combining traditional practices with modern technology, Spanish wineries are continuing to produce distinctive wines of great character, flavor and aroma, with the focus shifting in recent decades to quality over quantity.