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2005 Bodegas Arrocal Maximo Ribera del Duero
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93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2009

($115) Glass-staining ruby. A complex bouquet displays scents of black and blue fruits, soy sauce and candied violet, along with a suave mineral underpinning. Very rich but improbably graceful, with deep blackberry and boysenberry flavors, supple texture and impressive back-end lift. Gains weight with air but maintains a lithe, spicy character than lingers impressively on the finish. This is sexy enough to drink now but is also built to age. (Grapes of Spain, Lorton, VA)

91 Points | Wine Spectator
93+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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