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  Tasted On Year, Name, Varietal, Country, Region, Sub region, Color Score Drink dates Author, Trust
03/05/2009
Castano - Coleccion 1998 Castano - Coleccion
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Yecla
1998 Castano - Coleccion

Very nice, last moment to open.

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  Wojtek , 94.74%
10/12/2008
Luzon - Altos de Luzon 2005 Luzon - Altos de Luzon
Red Regional Blend
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Luzon - Altos de Luzon
Victor 92

A hidden gem! There are so many undiscovered wines in Spain...This is one of them. Masculine, rich on the palate and very chewy!

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  Victor , 92.55%
06/07/2008
Luzon - Altos de Luzon 2005 Luzon - Altos de Luzon
Red Regional Blend
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Luzon - Altos de Luzon
90

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  Douglas V , 97.14%
02/11/2012
Luzon - Altos de Luzon 2005 Luzon - Altos de Luzon
Red Regional Blend
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Luzon - Altos de Luzon
93

Quite suprising spanish wine. Dark, very airomatic with tobacco, oak, leather, and mocha. Mid palate was balanced nicely and it was showing youth. This can go for another 10 years.

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  cloudon , 98.99%
11/04/2013
Luzon - Altos de Luzon 2004 Luzon - Altos de Luzon
Red Regional Blend
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2004 Luzon - Altos de Luzon
90

Smoke and oak. Dark fruits smooth finish. This wine has mellowed out. Drinking well now. Has bacbone and structure for the price. Good value

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  cloudon , 98.99%
05/29/2007
Senorio de Barahonda - Carro Tinto 2005 Senorio de Barahonda - Carro Tinto
Red Proprietary Blend
Spain - Murcia - Yecla
2005 Senorio de Barahonda - Carro Tinto
88

Young. Needs some time to open up, but should be fabulous in a year or two.

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  John G1
12/03/2007
Senorio de Barahonda - Carro Tinto 2006 Senorio de Barahonda - Carro Tinto
Red Proprietary Blend
Spain - Murcia - Yecla
2006 Senorio de Barahonda - Carro Tinto
UncleHeavyDude 77

Disappointing, evern for only 12 bucks. Nasty nose - somewhat of the "dirty laundry" smell. Rough stuff

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  UncleHeavyDude , 97.67%
04/21/2013
Senorio de Barahonda - Monastrell 2010 Senorio de Barahonda - Monastrell
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Yecla
2010 Senorio de Barahonda - Monastrell
tk01 90

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  tk01 , 99.02%
05/11/2006
Pedro-Luis Martinez - Alceno Monastell Dulce 2003 Pedro-Luis Martinez - Alceno Monastell Dulce
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2003 Pedro-Luis Martinez - Alceno Monastell Dulce

A bit on the cold side at the time of tasting. The nose is reserved and shows mainly wood. In the mouth it is not cloying as the acidity is high and helps to balance it. Great fruit flavors of blackberries, and black cherries round out a lush soft mouthfeel. Fun to drink. 4/5

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  Ryan Opaz , 99.84%
Blogger
03/21/2005
Luzon - Jumilla 2003 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2003 Luzon - Jumilla
89

Inky purple with hints of blue. Deep fruit nose with berries, vanilla and a nice slate overtone hovering above it all. Very intense in the nose and it keeps drawing you in. Med weight with Soft tannins and an acidic cherry quality. Deep fruit once again that needs time to open up with a tight core of tart black berry. Very nice, though I will wait to see what develops. With time plum and some spice comes to the front of the nose. While the tannins integrate a bit more and I begin to pick up more of a ripe blackberry. I really like this and it's similar in many ways to its bigger brother which I've had in the past. c5a12t15o7=89+

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  Ryan Opaz , 99.84%
Blogger
05/29/2009
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Rossboss 90

This was a real pleasure for $7! Blackberry/cassis, maybe some licorice, but fruit was abounding, even some nice acid to stand up to some food. Had fruit across the palate - nothing thin about this wine. Great everyday wine for the price - definitely paid more for lesser juice.

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2009-2012  Rossboss , 100%
08/13/2009
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Bud2123 88

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  Bud2123 , 94.53%
09/08/2009
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla

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  ksteward , 98.69%
12/07/2009
Luzon - Jumilla 2008 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Luzon - Jumilla
88

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  ambd09 , 95.6%
01/09/2010
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Michael S78 86

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  Michael S78 , 98.06%
02/17/2010
Luzon - Jumilla 2008 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Luzon - Jumilla
wguern 89

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2008-2013  wguern
08/21/2010
Luzon - Jumilla 2008 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Luzon - Jumilla
88

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  ambd09 , 95.6%
07/30/2011
Luzon - Jumilla 2007 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Luzon - Jumilla
89

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  jpbray
06/20/2012
Luzon - Jumilla 2009 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2009 Luzon - Jumilla
Kottabos 87

Dark ruby with a hint of browning, this Spanish blend smells of black cherry and spice. On the palate, spicy plum and anise dominate. Not a bad wine, but very good for the $8 price!

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  Kottabos , 99.82%
07/17/2012
Luzon - Jumilla 2004 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2004 Luzon - Jumilla
86

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  amadabbi
04/24/2013
Luzon - Jumilla 2010 Luzon - Jumilla
Red Merlot
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2010 Luzon - Jumilla
tk01 86

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  tk01 , 99.02%
02/04/2012
Luzon - Verde 2010 Luzon - Verde
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2010 Luzon - Verde
84

Drank immediately after aerating and decanting. Very tight nose with hints of toasted oak. Very light ruby in color with medium to light body. Sour red fruits (cherry/cranberry) come through on the palate with toasted oak and tobacco on the moderately long finish. A very nice QPR wine for everyday drinking.

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2012-2013  tastark , 100%
03/16/2005
Castano - Hecula 2002 Castano - Hecula
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Yecla
2002 Castano - Hecula

Did not rate. Opened for dinner and it was shut down. Almost nothing but strong tannins. Double decanted and let sit. I ended up drinking it two days later when the fruit decided to show up. Nice wine but I think it needs some time to calm down.

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  Ryan Opaz , 99.84%
Blogger
01/01/2007
Castano - Hecula 2001 Castano - Hecula
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Yecla
2001 Castano - Hecula

Tasty with good body still but getting to a point that I would drink up! Rich fruit, but some secondary showing up. 3.5/5

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  Ryan Opaz , 99.84%
Blogger
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