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2015 Adegas Valtea Albariño Rias Baixas

Our second vintage of this DI Albariño, this wine shows everything we like in the grape: hints of lemongrass, lively stone fruit and a brisk, saline tinged palate. Located in the sub-zone of Condado do Tea, where the days are a bit warmer and evenings are slightly cooler, there is a wonderful mid-palate presence to complement the typically lean and mineral qualities of Albariño. A classic with any shellfish, especially Dungeness crab! 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2015 Bodegas Puelles Blanco Rioja

Jesús Puelles is one of the most talented vignerons in Rioja. Hailing from a long line of vineyard worker/owners, Puelles knows the terruño in his little slice of land in the Rioja Alta town of Abalos. Most of the grapes for his red wines come from his own 20 hectares, which are north-facing and located at 600 meters in altitude, affording the visitor with one of the most dramatically beautiful views of Rioja's main mountain ranges: the Sierra Cantabria mountains immediately to the north and the Sierra de la Demanda mountains to the south. This white win... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2015 Pazo de Señorans Albariño Rias Baixas Top Pick!
2015 Pazo de Señorans Albariño Rias Baixas

Albarino is the perfect summer white, but its naturally crisp acidity and peachy citrus flavors make it enjoyable year-round as an aperitif or paired with a variety of foods, particularly shellfish and seafood. It hails from the Rias Baixas zone of Gallicia, on the northwest coast of Spain. Walk through any given fishing village along the "rias" (fjords) in this beautiful, cool, maritime-influenced region and you will find fresh grilled "pulpo" (octopus) vendors at every corner! A classic Albarino nose of white peach, citrus and mineral aromas gives way ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2015 Neboa Albariño Rias Baixas

Produced by a 25-grower cooperative located in the Condado do Tea sub-zone of Rias Baixas, this is crisp, citrus- and yellow-fruited Albariño from a challenging, but ultimately rewarding, cooler and damper vintage. The results are a very fresh white that has just enough juicy fruit to balance the clean salinity and crisp acids. This is a perfect aperitif and of course, is a seafood-ready white! (Joe Manekin, K&L Spanish & Portuguese Wine Buyer) 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2015 Rafael Palacios "Bolo" Godello Valdeorras (Previously $18)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The entry-level 2015 Bolo wants to showcase Godello at its purest, and therefore is fermented in stainless steel and bottled early without bâttonage to preserve the primary character of the grape. 2015 saw an early harvest because of a warm and dry summer, with some rains in the middle of the harvest, which allowed the remaining vines to reach a better phenolic ripeness. The grapes come from the O Bolo zone, both purchased and from their own vineyards. The wine is quite expressive after bottling, a touch reductive, but with powerful aromas of bay leaf an ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco

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2014 Do Ferreiro Albariño Rias Baixas

91 points Vinous: "Light chartreuse color. Sharply focused, assertively perfumed nose displays an array of citrus and orchard fruit scents complicated by sexy floral and mineral nuances. Sappy, penetrating and pure, offering crackling lemon-lime flavors and suggestions of fresh fig and honeysuckle. The mineral quality comes back strong on the long, nervy finish, along with a subtle touch of spicy ginger. (JR)" (1/2016) 90 points James Suckling: "Plenty of pear and sliced apple character. Full body, fresh acidity and a fresh and clean finish." (7/2015) K&L Notes: Do Ferreiro is a benchmark Albariño. Every year, it ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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VN 91 JS 90

2014 Jorge Ordóñez Botani Muscat Dry Sierras de Málaga Top Pick!
2014 Jorge Ordóñez Botani Muscat Dry Sierras de Málaga

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The Ordoñez family, Jorge and his sister Victoria, were the first to try and produce a dry, crisp wine from 100% Muscatel de Alexandria in Malaga. This area is known for historic, sweet wines, with ancient history stretching back to 600 B.C. for viticulture. These steep, almost unreal hillside vineyards are planted in decomposed red slate, with a mixture of white quartz. They are complex soils, but the Botani has turned out to be an incredible success story and a great value. The 2014 Botani is light-bodied, shows flowery, fragrant notes with hints of fl ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 90 VN 90

2014 Herència Altés "Benufet" Garnacha Blanca Spain (Previously $18)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The rather young, ultra-pale 2014 Benufet is Garnacha Blanca with 5% Viognier, fermented in stainless steel and bottled unoaked to keep purity of fruit and freshness. The palate is rather simple, fresh and with faint white fruit flavors. (LG)" (6/2015) K&L Notes: The Spanish wine industry has a lot going for it right now. The wines are very affordable for the quality you get—that’s obviously the most important thing. But along with incredible value there’s an amazing amount of diversity across white, red and sparkling wine varietals. Wineries have incredibly old vine... Read More » 


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2015 Agusti Torello Mata "XIC" Xarel-lo Penedes

Agusti Torello Mata is one of the leading producers of Cava in Penedès, and also produce some still wines from the same grape varieties. 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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La Guita Manzanilla Sanlucar de Barrameda

92 points Wine Spectator: "*Smart Buys* This round white has texture and grip, with rich and focused flavors of apple, almond, green olive and brine. Offers plenty of fruit, but remains grounded thanks to the briny character. Expressive and balanced." (11/2012) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The NV La Guita Manzanilla has always had a very strong and marked character of brine, green olives and mustard seeds, with an overall sweet sensation. The medium-bodied palate is precise, very dry and intense, with some brine and rancio flavors and great length. The quality of this wine has increased notably in the last few ...Read More » 


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WS 92 RP 90

2015 Aizpurua Getariako Txakolina

Juicy, bright and saline, this is delicious, textbook Txakoli. Enjoy it with anchovies, dungeness crab, oysters (yes, definitely oysters!) or just out of a glass or, if you have it and are in a crowd, out of porron for maximum Spanish effect. 


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2015 Los Bermejos Malvasia Seco Lanzarote (Canary Islands)

91 points Vinous: "Silver-tinged straw. Fresh citrus fruits, melon, quinine and pungent flowers on the assertively perfumed nose. Seamless and incisive in the mouth, showing very good clarity and vivacity to the mineral-tinged honeydew and Meyer lemon flavors. Finishes dry, chewy and very long, with lingering stoniness and a touch of honeysuckle. (JR)" (5/2017) K&L Notes: Bright, citric and balanced, without any overt fruitiness, this Malvasia from volcanic soils on the island of Lanzarote is one of our favorite Canary whites. The minerality and pitch-perfect fruit combine for a refre... Read More » 


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VN 91

Honorío Rubio "Añadas" Blanco Rioja (Elsewhere $50)

93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The NV Añadas is a solera of Viura wines from the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 vintages, aged for an average of five years in barrel and bottled in July 2012. It's a fascinating, deep golden colored white that reminded me of the whites from Marqués de Murrieta and López de Heredia; it has those diesel-like aromas, hints of chamomile, dry flowers, honey wax, nuts, orange peel and pollen. The wine matured in 225-liter barrels of new and used French and American oak, and 5% Bulgarian acacia wood. The palate is fresh with lively acidity, pungent flavors a ...Read More » 


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RP 93

2016 Zudugarai "Amats" Getariako Txakolina

Amats is both the brand name of the Txakoli as well as one of Zudugarai's vineyards. It's a beautiful vineyard, a sandy substrate covered in naturally growing green cover between the rows, with the Cantabrian Sea in full view to the north. Produced from Hondarribi Zuri grapes, this is classic Txakoli: zippy, crisp, tart green apple flavors are enlivened by a lovely sparkle from the CO2 retained in tank during fermentation. Try this refreshing, vibrant, low in alcohol white wine with a wide range of foods, from obvious choices such as seafood (grilled sar... Read More » 


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2014 Adegas Valtea "Finca Garabato" Albariño Rias Baixas

Finca Garabato is a parcel of Valtea's oldest wines. You will notice that it says "2o Año" on the label, which refers to the fact that it ages in tank on its lees for a year following fermentation. This gives the wine a lovely richness, which, particularly in a cooler vintage like 2014, really ramps up the flavor and textural qualities of the wine. Still refreshing, only richer and ready to take on a meal. 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2015 Valdesil "Montenovo" Godello Valdeorras

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2015 Montenovo is the entry level white, produced with Godello grapes from back slate soils and bottled early trying to preserve the fruit character of the grape. They consider 2015 a Mediterranean vintage, with a dry summer in July, August and September. The grapes are pressed in absence of oxygen and the must fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel vats, where the wine was kept for three months before bottling. The nose is a bit muted and takes some time to unfurl the white acacia flower and apple aromas. The palate is quite vibrant, cl ...Read More » 


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2014 Laventura Viura Rioja

A new K&L Direct Import! Native South African Bryan MacRobert grew up in a farming family, and has been quietly making some of that country's best value wines. He fell in love with a girl from Rioja as well as the region's wines (we forget in which order) but quickly became fascinated with the inimitable terroirs and endless potential for wines in the region. A proponent not only of organic viticulture, but also a strong believer in the importance of legacy organically cultivated vines on top quality sites, Bryan is picky about where he grows and sources... Read More » 


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Valdespino "Inocente" Fino Jerez

94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The NV Fino Inocente must be one of the few wines in Jerez that is still fermented in 600-liter American oak botas, which is an incredible amount of work compared with fermenting tens of thousands of kilos of grapes (or even more) in a big stainless steel tank. This method was the norm of yesteryear, but is so labor intense that it was discontinued in most wineries, and gives a big diversity of wines, as each barrel has its own character, which contributes to the complexity of the blend. Furthermore, the bottled wine is on average 8 to 10 years old. One ...Read More » 


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RP 94 WS 92

2012 Honorío Rubio "Lías Finas" Blanco Rioja

Honorío Rubio is a Riojano white wine specialist. In a land best known for its incredibly age-worthy reds, among many die-hards out there it is undoubtedly the traditional whites which represent Rioja's finest and most original wines. These days, outside of Lopez de Heredia (whose whites are increasingly difficult to find) and the odd older bottles of Ygay Blanco, traditional white Rioja is tough to find. That's why we are so excited to be selling the wines of our newest DI producer, Honorío Rubio. Based in the high altitude Rioja Alta village of Cordoví... Read More » 


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2016 Avinyó Petillant Penedès

Made from Macabeo and Xarel-lo from vines up to 50 years old in the Penedes region, best known for Cava (Avinyo also makes good Cavas) this is a delicious, thirst quenching wine that hints at Muscat's floral and herbal, tarragon-like qualities, but also shows great cut, with delicious citrus and appley fruits, refreshing fizziness, and a dry finish that begs another (large) sip. Think Txakoli, but with a touch lower acidity and an appealing faintly herbal quality. A great wine for grilled veggies (particularly asparagus) and an ideal white for spring and... Read More » 


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2014 Bodegas y Viñedos Ponce "Reto" Manchuela (Previously $22)

Produced from 100% Albilla, a white grape variety indigenous to the Manchuela D.O. on the eastern most portion of Castilla La Mancha, this is delicious, bone dry white, punctuated by citric fruits and intense minerality. You can really sense the chalkiness of his vineyards in this pure expression. Juan Antonio Ponce is one of Spain's leading lights among a new, younger set of vignerons who pair their vineyard knowledge with serious discipline and curiosity in the cellar, often borrowing techniques from the north of the border, where their influences are ... Read More » 


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2015 Vevi Rueda

Produced by Antonio Sanz, from vines ranging in age from 20 to 40 years old, this is primarily Verdejo and very representative of what this region is all about. Aromas of melon and white peach lead to a brightly fruited palate with subtle minerality adding depth and a clean overall palate impression. 


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La Cigarrera Manzanilla Sanlucar de Barrameda (375ml)

Wine Spectator: "Shows a light piney hint before bright chamomile and honeysuckle aromas fill in. Rather nervy through the palate, featuring a finish of green almond and fennel notes. (Web-2014)" K&L Notes: A wonderful expression of Manzanilla, the La Cigarrera always comes to us very fresh, expressing the briny, sea air quality for which these wines are known. It is bone dry, appley and has suggestions of loquat fruit and pits, with terrific complexity, no doubt due to the bodega's prime location in the "barrio bajo" section of Sanlucar, as well as its use of an amazing eight criade... Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco

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2014 Gomariz Encostas de Xistos Albariño Ribeiro

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2014 X could be considered an Albariño varietal, as it only contains 5% Treixadura. X is for xisto, schist in Gallego language, the soil where the vines are planted on the As Penelas vineyard, which is the source for the wine; they are very poor soils where the young plants really struggle to grow. I believe Albariño has a very high potential in Ribeiro and it produces sharper wines than Godello, but still it's not very common and it's even rarer on schist soils. All the whites unless specified otherwise start fermenting with natural yeasts, and sele ...Read More » 


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RP 92

2015 Bodegas Angel Rodriguez "Martinsancho" Verdejo Rueda

Angel Rodriguez Leal produces what is hands down the best wine in Rueda: Martinsancho. A family-owned bodega since 1784, holding some of the best real estate in the D.O., their land boasts Verdejo vines which average 40 years of age and stand in a bed of rounded river stones. Wine is fermented in enamel tanks and aged in very large, neutral oak "cubas." The resulting wine is generous, with delicious peach, melon, and guava notes, textural, as well as mineral, focused, and age-worthy. 


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2015 Fefiñanes Albariño Rias Baixas

This is a delicious Albariño, always one of our top two or three for someone looking for a classic expression of this white wine. A wonderfully mineral nose leads to bright, succulent, yellow stone fruit flavors with more than a wisp of salinity adding freshness and making it pretty difficult to not gulp this one down quickly. Palacio de Fefiñanes is the oldest known brand of Albariño and the first to have bottled their wine. Based in the "birthplace of Albariño," the seaside town of Cambados, the winery purchases fruit from 60 growers, many of whom own... Read More » 


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Valdespino "Tio Diego" Amontillado Jerez

93 points Wine & Spirits: "Extremely dry, this austere Amontillado comes from the white chalky albariza soils of the famed Macharnudo vineyard. It aged under flor for about eight years, and then spent eight more years aging oxidatively before being bottled. At first, it shows only the classic flavors of iodine and salt, with enchanting sea breeze notes. You have to wait for the fruit flavors to emerge, notes of roasted white fruit and nuts emerging in the midst of its cool flavors. Only for fans of super-dry Sherry, this is ideal for mojama, cured tuna belly." (10/2015) 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The NV Tio D ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City


Bodegas Yuste "Aurora" Amontillado Sanlucar de Barrameda 500ml Back In Stock!
Bodegas Yuste "Aurora" Amontillado Sanlucar de Barrameda 500ml

From a solera begun in 1991, this spectacular Sanluqueño Amontillado contains wine of an average age of 15-20 years old. Blended in, there is a tiny amount of very old wine discovered in the bodega shortly after its purchase. It had been sealed in plaster, as the former owner was apparently determined to keep this pre-phylloxera wine, unblended, all to himself! Aromatics reveal salty flor, followed by toffee. The wine is racy on the palate, until it turns rich and succulent, with buttered and roasted pecan and almond flavors. This is really quite good. (... Read More » 


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2015 Akilia "Villa de San Lorenzo" Blanco Bierzo

Produced from 70 year-old Palomino and Doña Blanca, planted on a west facing vineyard in Bierzo, this is fermented and aged in neutral barrels, and is one of the finest Spanish whites I have tasted year to date. Aromas are slightly spicy and, at the same time, reminiscent of Burgundy with white fruit and citrus. On the palate the wine is certainly riper than Burgundy (as it should be in sunny España) but delicious, both creamy in texture and with plenty of cut as well. (Joe Manekin, K&L Spanish wine buyer) 


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Tio Pepe (Gonzalez Byass) Fino Sherry

Jancis Robinson: "Salt, fresh green apple, iodine and mushroom with a winning creamy texture and lovely clarity. Excellent, as usual. (RH)" (11/2014) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Talking about which, the NV Tio Pepe Fino is an icon of Sherry wine. Produced from Palomino grapes aged in the Tio Pepe solera for an average of four years under flor. It has a light nose of dried flowers, almonds and olives, in a subtle way and a dry palate dominated by the chalky notes. Light and easy to drink, it is a good introduction to Fino Sherry. (LG)" (8/2013) Wine Spectator: "Shows a rounded edge for a fino, with blanched almond and wh ...Read More » 


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El Maestro Sierra Fino Jerez de la Frontera (375ml)

91 points Wine & Spirits: "Gently floral, with hints of iodine and pepper, this is a subtle and delicate Fino. The acidity keeps up the tension while the texture feels soft. Give it time in the glass and spicy scents emerge, along with an intriguing fruitiness." (10/2013) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The non-vintage Fino offers up aromas and flavors of sea salt and roasted nuts. It is excellent as an aperitif or as an accompaniment to sushi. (JM)" (2/2007) Jancis Robinson: "Quite subtle and light. Delicate but not thin - tangy and bright, in fact." (9/2012) K&L Notes: El Maestro Sierra is a terrific boutique sherry bodega in Jerez de la Fronte... Read More » 


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W&S 91 RP 90

Valdespino "Deliciosa" Manzanilla Sanlucar de Barrameda

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The impressive line-up is opened with the pale-colored NV Manzanilla Deliciosa, which is produced with Palomino grapes from the Miraflores vineyard and aged for five years under yeast. It is a finer version of La Guita, easy to drink, with a sweet note of apples in the nose, a polished and gentle palate, ending with a saline touch. Drink 2013-2014." (8/2013) Wine Spectator: "Lovely salt, Brazil nut and floral notes combine with a bitter citrus oil accent on the taut finish. Drink now. (Web-2013)"  


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Rey Fernando de Castilla Amontillado Jerez

90 points Wine Spectator: "Round, rich style. Sports bitter chocolate, toffee, honey and ocean brine flavors, picking up a burnt edge. Balanced, ending with a dry, pungent finish. Drink now. (BS)" (11/2006) K&L Notes: Lots of attention has recently been placed on the historic region and stunning wines of Jerez. Given all the newspaper articles, restaurant by-the-glass placements, even a serious new book on the topic, the spotlight has generally avoided Rey Fernando de Castilla. Now that we finally have the wines available to us in California, it is our intention to change that and spread the w... Read More » 


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WS 90

2015 Acustic Blanco Montsant

A blend of Garnacha Blanca, Macabeu, Garnacha gris and Xarel-lo, this white is quite mineral, with just a hint of oak but more than anything a freshly fruited, mineral forward and persistent personality. Acustic continues to bring us delicious, interesting, authentic expressions of Montsant, its indigenous grapes and high quality terroir. 


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2015 Forja de Salnes "Leirana" Albariño Rias Baixas

92 points Vinous: "Pale, green-tinged yellow. Bright and sharply focused on the nose, displaying incisive Meyer lemon, honeysuckle, quinine and mineral scents, along with a hint of ginger in the background. Dry, taut and light on its feet, offering intense, mineral-laced citrus and orchard fruit flavors that show no excess weight. Closes on a spicy note, displaying strong, floral-tinged persistence. (JR)" (5/2017) K&L Notes: Produced from 35-60 year old Albariño vines located in the Salnes sub-zone of Rias Baixas, this is a bright, fresh, focused Albariño. Delicious stone fruit flavors... Read More » 


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VN 92

Herederos De Argueso "San Leon" Manzanilla Sanlucar de Barrameda (500ml)

Here is a delicious manzanilla from this smaller independent sherry bodega located in Sanlucar de Barrameda. Their palomino grapes are grown in a few of the best pagos in the area: Tizon and Añina, in the white, chalky "albariza" soils for which the region is famous. After a hand harvesting, a combination of free run juice and pressed juice are fermented in stainless steel vats, prior to a traditional solera aging program. This delicious, complete manzanilla shows both the characteristic bright and briny quality, along with some real richness and leng... Read More » 


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WS 91

Cruz Vieja Viña Roble Oloroso Jerez

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The textbook NV Oloroso en Rama Cruz Vieja is bottled from a solera started in 1900 and the wine averages 10 years of age. It's immediately recognizable as Oloroso, and even if it's not particularly old or complex, it's really pleasant. It mixes noble woods, with bitter marmalade, tobacco and spices. The palate is round and balanced, with good intensity. (LG)" (4/2016) 90 points Wine Spectator: "A high-pitched oloroso, with singed orange peel, dried persimmon, Brazil nut and green tea notes allied to a nervy spine. A little shy on bass, but shows plenty of cut and drive. (JL) ...Read More » 


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RP 91 WS 90

La Guita Manzanilla en Rama Sanlucar de Barrameda (375ml)

The long awaited saca of La Guita Manzanilla en Rama has finally arrived! Under the same ownership as Valdespino, La Guita is one of the historic brands of Manzanilla which has seen a noticeable uptick in quality over the past decade. Enjoying a bottle of their Manzanilla en rama (en rama loosely translates as "unfiltered") is as close to a visit to Sanlucar as you can get. To add to the authenticity of your La Guita en Rama experience, be sure to have plenty of chorizo, jamon, olives, and, for those who know their way around a kitchen, tortilla and croq... Read More » 


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Gonzalez Byass Tio Pepe Fino En Rama Jerez de la Frontera (Spring 2016 bottling)

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Pine resin, apple and sea brine aromas set up a plump palate with a slick mouthfeel. Dry slightly bitter melon and salty flavors finish long and briny, which is standard for a well-made fino like this. (MS)" (7/2017) K&L Notes: Tio Pepe Fino en Rama comes from a selection of 60 of the finest barrels out of the original two Tio Pepe fino soleras. Master blender Antonio Flores tasted through all of these barrels before deciding on his favorites. If you love fino, then this is an absolute must try. Delicious and tough to find, this en rama bottling should make all you s... Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco

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WE 90

2014 Akilia "K" Blanco Bierzo

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The white, called simply 2014 K is a blend of 75% Palomino and 25% Doña Blanca. The grapes come from a small 0.2-hectare plot at 750 meters altitude and the wine matured in contact with the lees for five months before being bottled in March 2015. It's quite pale, austere, with some balsamic notes, something herbal (fennel) and a mineral, flinty feeling that made me think of a Riesling. The palate is fresh and very tasty, medium-bodied, with a salty finish. 2,000 bottles produced. (LG)" (4/2016) K&L Notes: Composed of old vine Doña Blanca and Palomino from a mere half... Read More » 


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RP 92

2016 Ameztoi Getariako Txakolina New!
2016 Ameztoi Getariako Txakolina

Ameztoi produces some of the tastiest, most representative and classic txakoli: the delicious, bright, slightly petillant (fizzy), low alcohol wines that are consumed like water in Spanish Euskadi (Basque Country). Vineyards are a stone's throw from the ocean, full of verdant, green cover throughout the year. Predominantly Hondarribi Zuri, with 10% Hondarribi Beltza from 20- to 25-year-old vines, fermented in stainless. Briny and bright, the Ameztoi refreshes with juicy lime fruit and Txakolina's characteristic spritz. Delightful. 


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Rey Fernando de Castilla Fino Jerez

91 points Wine Spectator: "This has enticing range, with hints of nectarine and white peach out front, followed quickly by a saltier profile of chalk, quinine, Brazil nut and citrus oil. The long, vigorous finish has lovely spine, leaving a fleur de sel note echoing. (JM)" (8/2014) K&L Notes: Lots of attention has recently been placed on the historic region and stunning wines of Jerez. Despite all the newspaper articles, restaurant by-the-glass placements, even a serious new book on the topic, the spotlight has generally avoided Rey Fernando de Castilla. Now that we finally have the wines avai... Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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WS 91

Cruz Vieja Viña Roble Amontillado Jerez

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Going one step beyond, the NV Amontillado en Rama Cruz Vieja is aged for five years under 'flor' and then a further seven years in topped up barrels once the alcohol was adjusted to 17.5% in the 'soleras' and 'criaderas' system for an average of seven years. It is an elegant, floral wine, with subtle notes of hazelnuts, pine nuts, flowers, honey and a very sharp, salty palate, that makes it extremely long. This is the May 2014 bottling (Lot-141603), and I consider this a great value Amontillado. 1,000 bottles were filled. (LG)" (12/2014) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Offers a smoked al ...Read More » 


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RP 91 WS 90

2013 Bodega Vidas "Siete Vidas" Albarín Cangas

Albarín, no relation to Albariño of Galician fame, is a variety indigenous to Asturias, the beautiful portion of Spain best known for great blue cheeses and tart ciders. While the region is not yet well known as a wine growing region, it is not without its ideal climates and soils for fine wine production, and grapes have been growing in the slate soils of Cangas for a long time. This is delicious white wine, more than a mere curiosity from a beautiful, under-explored region, or an example of a novel grape variety. The fruit flavors are bright and focuse... Read More » 


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1986 Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Blanco Gran Reserva Especial Rioja (Elsewhere $700)

100 points James Suckling: "This is a triumph. An amazing white showing roasted pineapple, dried apple, flowers and hints of lemon curd on the nose. Hints of almonds, too. Full-body, closed and tight with amazing depth and beauty. Waxy, salty, and creamy. Goes on for minutes. 21 years in wood, seven in concrete and then about three years in bottle. First year since 1978. Viura with a hint of malvasia. I have the same mind-tingling sensation tasting this as tasting the 1963 Viña Tondonia Gran Reserva Blanco. Another perfect wine." (12/2016) 100 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "I have been terribly excited about this wine ...Read More » 


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Bodegas Yuste "Aurora" Manzanilla Sanlucar de Barrameda 500ml

An incredible 8-10 year average age Manzanilla, the Aurora is our newest Manzanilla and one of our more exciting Sanluqueño offerings in quite a while! A blend of two different soleras: one in barrio bajo which contributes umami driven savoriness and the other in barrio alto which lends a round richness, this is a Manzanilla that satisfies and clearly is punching beyond its weight class. Aromas of flor and tarragon lead to a lovely appley palate with surprising textural weight and length. A must try for fans of the inimitable dry Sherries of Sanlucar de... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2014 Viña Mein Ribeiro

This is far and away the best vintage of Viña Mein that I can recall. Considered by some the "Grandfather of Galicia," proprietor Javier Alén is clearly moving things forward at this venerable property located in th D.O. of Ribeiro, due east of Rias Baixas. Primarily a Treixadura based blend, Godello, Loureiro, Torrontes, Albariño and Albilla are also cultivated. Juicy apricot, yellow fruit and fruit cocktail flavors show loads of freshness and typicity. This manages a lovely balance between lees driven richness and fresh fruit flavors. Tasty stuff. (Joe... Read More » 


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Bodegas Yuste "La Kika" Manzanilla Pasada Sanlucar de Barrameda (375ml)

Paco Yuste, a native of Sanlucar de Barrameda, not only has Manzanilla in his blood, but very good Manzanilla at that! Having achieved success in the beverage distribution business, Mr. Yuste has been able to put his capital to work in the past few decades, purchasing bodegas, restoring old soleras, and selling top quality Sanlucar Sherry. The "La Kika" is a Pasada well over 10 years old from Yuste's Bodega Santa Ana. According to the importer: "it is a wine well worth watching in bottle for months, if not a year or two. Bottle aged versions should be qu... Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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2015 Señorio de Otxaran Bizkaiako Txakolina

This is a lovely, still (not fizzy) bottle of Txakoli, with fresh citric, particularly lime, flavors. A blend Hondarribi Zuri, Picpoul and Chardonnay, this offers a bit more weight than most other Txakoli, but no less refreshment. A fun new txak for us! 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco

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2014 Algueira "Escalada" Godello Ribeira Sacra

93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The top of the range white is pure Godello. They aim for a long-lived white with their 2014 Escalada, sourced from steep sloped vineyards; it finished fermenting in barrel, a very slow fermentation in this vintage, which lasted for one year. The two whites could not be more different in character. Here you notice the seriousness, the concentration, the power, the elegance and the subtle minerality. The power here is not provided by concentration, but by the saline minerality, which is more a tactile sensation than an aroma or flavor; this wine is straigh ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 93

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