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Benjamin Romeo Contador 2009 750ml

Rated 95 - The sensational 2009 Contador is a blend of 97% Tempranillo and 3% Garnacha from several parcels, cropped at 0.5kg per bush vine and...
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Benjamin Romeo Contador 2011 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2011 Contador is a compact, tight-knit wine, serious and backward that needs plenty of air. It's still a baby showing the typical...
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Benjamin Romeo Contador 2012 750ml

Rated 97 - One of the best showings for this wine in years, the 2012 Contador has an intoxicating nose of violets, lilies, blueberries and black...
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Benjamin Romeo La Cueva Del Contador 2013 750ml

Rated 94 - There is no Contador and none of the other top wines were produced in 2013, only this cuvée and Predicador were bottled from that...
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Benjamin Romeo La Vina De Andres 2009 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2009 La Vina de Andres Romeo is a pure Tempranillo cropped at 1kg per vine from the “La Liende” vineyard. It is aged for 17...
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Benjamin Romeo La Vina De Andres 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2011 La Vina de Andres Romero always has a riper character than Cueva del Contador and 2011 is no exception as it's more open,...
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Benjamin Romeo Predicador Rioja Blanco 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2011 Predicador displays a nice, bright cherry color, with notes of licorice, dark fruits (plums, blackberries, and blueberries) and...
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Benjamin Romeo Predicador Rioja Blanco 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - Hazy yellow-gold. Poached pear, honey, chamomile and ginger candy on the deeply perfumed nose. Smooth and broad on the palate, offering...
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Benjamin Romeo Que Bonito Cacareaba Blanco 2014 750ml

Rated 95 - This is a fantastic white with cream, sliced peaches, lemons and pineapples. Full body, beautiful precision and length. Transparent...

750ml La Rioja Rioja Rioja Alavesa 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.