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Barcino 'Belle Epoque' Cava Brut

€17.99

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Wine: Barcino 'Belle Epoque' Cava Brut

James Suckling

jamessuckling.com

Very attractive lemon and lime aromas. Sleek, bright and polished on the palate. Rather fine mousse and long, lemony finish. Very well crafted. 90 points.

Latido de Sara Wild Garnacha 2016

€12.49

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Wine: Latido de Sara Wild Garnacha 2016

James Suckling

jamessuckling.com

Sweet-cherry and dry-earth aromas lead into an energetic palate with moderately dry tannins and a very bright finish. A very food-friendly wine. Drink now or in 2019. 90 points.

Latido de Sara Garnacha Blanca 2017

€12.49

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Wine: Latido de Sara Garnacha Blanca 2017

James Suckling

jamessuckling.com

Nice, dialed-in fruit with a layered and fresh, crisp texture. Pear and apple builds through white almond. Neat wine. Drink now. 90 points.

Bozeto de Exopto Rioja 2017

€15.99

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Wine: Bozeto de Exopto Rioja 2017

James Suckling

jamessuckling.com

The full, plum-cake nose and the supple and slightly sweet palate make this easy to drink, but there is some structure behind all that and the finish is well balanced and quite long. 90 points.

Bleasdale Powder Monkey Shiraz 2014

€45.00

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Wine: Bleasdale Powder Monkey Shiraz 2014

James Halliday

Australian Wine Companion 2017

Open-fermented, 15% whole berries, short cold soak, 9-12 days on skins, matured for 12 months in French oak (27% new), two gold medals. Deep crimson-purple; resplendent in its generosity with plum and blackberry leading the juicy fruits, licorice, spice and soft tannins all singing the same song. 95 points.

Bozeto de Exopto Rioja 2017

€15.99

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Wine: Bozeto de Exopto Rioja 2017

Luis Gutiérrez

The Wine Advocate

The fresh and fruit-driven 2016 Bozeto de Exopto is a blend of 50% Garnacha, 40% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano, to provide acidity and freshness. The different grapes were aged separately for seven months, the Garnacha in concrete, some Tempranillo in oak vats and the remaining Tempranillo and Graciano in well-seasoned, neutral barriques. It's a fruit-driven, slightly grapey red, and this cuvée, with its high percentage of juicy, round and ripe Garnacha, has more of a Mediterranean character. Precise and clean. 90 points.

Schild Estate Pramie Shiraz 2013

€60.00

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Wine: Schild Estate Pramie Shiraz 2013

James Halliday

Australian Wine Companion 2017

From the Liebich (80%) and Angus Brae (20%) vineyards; matured in new and used French hogsheads. A very classy, high quality wine that manages to display its power and complexity with a fresh but compelling touch; navigating the many black and blue fruit flavours in relatively easy and very pleasurable. 96 points. To 2038.

Bleasdale 'Bremerview' Shiraz 2014

€16.99

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Wine: Bleasdale 'Bremerview' Shiraz 2014

James Halliday

Australian Wine Companion 2017

This is right in the heart of medium-bodied shiraz, black cherry, plum and blackberry fruits encased in a silken web of tannins, and a fleeting glimpse of French oak. Yes, it's $20. 96 points. To 2030.

Barcino 'Belle Epoque' Cava Brut

€17.99

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Wine: Barcino 'Belle Epoque' Cava Brut

Chicago Tribune

"With stone fruits, a touch of sweetness, bready notes, citrus and a lingering peach finish, this wine is made of macabeo, xarel-lo and parellada." RECOMMENDED

Flaco Madrid Tempranillo 2015

€12.99

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Wine: Flaco Madrid Tempranillo 2015

Josh Raynolds

Vinous

"Plush, seamless and gently sweet ... Emphatically fruity and supple in texture ... This fruit-driven, very appealing wine offers superb value."

Bleasdale 'Frank Potts' 2015

€24.00

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Wine: Bleasdale 'Frank Potts' 2015

Lisa Perrotti-Brown

The Wine Advocate

"Aromas of creme de cassis, mulberries, blackberry preserves, cigar boxes, Indian spices, pencil lead, earth and pepper. Approachable now, it will reward some cellaring too."

Bleasdale 'The Iron Duke' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

€45.00

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Wine: Bleasdale 'The Iron Duke' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

James Halliday MW

"An immaculately-crafted Cabernet, ticking each and every box ... it's far from a one-trick pony, with a swathe of hidden delights sufficient to lure even a hardened Pinot drinker to join the party."

Jules Taylor Pinot Noir 2016

€25.00

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Wine: Jules Taylor Pinot Noir 2016

Wine Spectator

*Top 100 Wines in the World* 

"Fragrant and ebullient, with caramel and vanilla bean accents to the core of ripe black cherry and plum flavors, balanced by velvety tannins and dark chocolate nuances. Expressive and generous on the long finish."

Gordo Monastrell-Cabernet 2014

€16.99

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Wine: Gordo Monastrell-Cabernet 2014

Robert Parker

The Wine Advocate

"Gordo showcases the brilliant quality of the Mourvèdre grape from this sunny appellation."