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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Great Ordonez Spanish Wines
October 9, 2019



2017 Avancia Godello:  Straw with gold highlights. Apple, peach and pear notes with a touch of cedar. Green herbs show up in the full bodied layered texture and long finish.  Excellent  34/bottle  30.60/mixed case  28.90/case



2015 Ordonez Toro Vatan:  Bright ruby. Cherries, forest floor and asian spice in a wine that is just starting to open up. Admirable concentration and a long floral finish.  Excellent  48/bottle  43.20/mixed case  40.80/case

2015 Bodegas Breca Brega:  Deep Ruby. Rich aromas and flavors of raspberry, truffle, kirsch and lavender. Textured layers of fruit and balsa and a full flavored finish.  Excellent  48/bottle  43.20/mixed case  40.80/case

2016 Senorio di San Vincente Rioja: Deep cherry. Spicy and floral deep red fruit. Good intensity and fresh powerful structure. Long finish.  Excellent  64/bottle  57.60/mixed case  54.40/case

2011 Muga Prado Enea Rioja Gran Reserva:  Ruby. Blackberry and forest fruit with plums and toasty tobacco. Fresh well integrated acidity, a very pleasant mouthfeel and a lingering complex finish. Excellent to Superb.  86/bottle 77.40/mixed case  73.10/case

2006 Vinedos De Paganos El Puntido Rioja Gran Reserva:  Ruby with tan rim. Complex aromas including fresh fruit and balsam. White pepper, lavender and flowers blend with herbs and toast. Very long fresh finish. Excellent  64/bottle  57.60/mixed case  54.40/case  


10/9 Spanish case: Two bottles of each of the above for a special price of $585

10/9 Spanish pack: One bottle of each of the above for a special price of  $310



Alvear Solera 1927 PX :  Excellent  32/bottle  28.88/mixed case  27.20/case


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