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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%
01/07/2009
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2002 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2002 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Jerry G74 90

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  Jerry G74 , 94.74%
01/15/2009
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2006 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Eric F860 90

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  Eric F860 , 97.14%
04/22/2009
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2007 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
92

Deep purple color, rich floral & black fruit nose. Lush black fruit flavors already integrated and round with plenty of structure. None of the fatness of a cheap wine. Long rich finish. Drinks like a $50 bottle of wine but I doubt I would ever guess it to be Monastrell.

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2009-2012  Walter Z , 98.91%
04/22/2009
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2007 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
92

Deep purple color, rich floral & black fruit nose. Lush black fruit flavors already integrated and round with plenty of structure. None of the fatness of a cheap wine. Long rich finish. Drinks like a $50 bottle of wine but I doubt I would ever guess it to be Monastrell.

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2009-2012  Walter Z , 98.91%
06/12/2009
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2007 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
89

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  norton
06/26/2009
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2007 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2007 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
91

Inky purple color. Strongly floral nose displays a seductive bouquet of dark berries, lavender, rose and smoky Indian spices. Vibrant blackberry and candied cherry flavors are lifted by zesty minerals, becoming deeper and sweeter with air. The impressively brisk and focused finish features pure berries. Here's another crazy value.

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2009  timeforwine , 100%
10/24/2009
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2006 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
87

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  Carlitos , 98.96%
12/24/2009
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2006 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
85

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  Carlitos , 98.96%
02/18/2010
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2006 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2006 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
86

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  Carlitos , 98.96%
09/22/2010
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2008 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
dfkcvino 90

This is basically a gulper. Would call it medium bodied very tasty, fruity, spicy and enough complexity to satisfy.

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  dfkcvino , 99.1%
09/30/2010
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2005 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2005 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
87

Purple red, nice plum, prune and licorice on nose, nicely tart and not too tannic, nice with Spanish food.

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  drusa17
04/18/2011
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2008 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya

should be good until 2012+

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  rogingat
05/06/2011
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2008 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2008 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya

spoilt

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  Anon , 90.91%
08/18/2011
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2009 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2009 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
tk01 89

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  tk01 , 99.02%
10/09/2011
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2009 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2009 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
wineangelo 89

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  wineangelo , 96.04%
11/17/2011
Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya 2009 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
Red Mourvedre
Spain - Murcia - Jumilla
2009 Olivares - Monastrell Altos de la Hoya
wineangelo 89

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  wineangelo , 96.04%
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