Wine "LAN" Crianza, Rioja DOC, 2010
Reviews of purchase "LAN" Crianza, Rioja DOC, 2010
Wine sparkling cherry color with a violet hue.
Well-balanced wine with a fruity taste with a subtle sweet tannins in the long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is made up of saturated tones of ripe dark fruit, highlighted by elegant notes of oak and smoke.
The wine goes well with cold cuts, pasta with tomato sauce and flavored mature cheeses.
"LAN" Crianza, 2010 - Elegant dry red wine made from grapes grown in the areas in Rioja Alta. Berries, carefully assembled by hand, sorted and removed from the ridges. Maceration occurs under constant agitation in order to extract color and takes 15 days. Wine is fermented mash in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. Then the wine is aged in barrels for a year of French and American oak. After bottling, the wine undergoes additional aging for several months.
LAN winery was founded in 1972. The founders chose the name as an abbreviation consisting of the first letters of the names of the three provinces in the Rioja region in which the vineyards of this company - Logroño (La Rioja Alta now), Alava and Navarre. LAN, definitely one of the best wineries in Rioja. Wines of highly regarded experts in international wine competitions. Vineyards with a total area of 70 hectares located near the river Ebro. Grapes on the land already cultivated during the Roman Empire. The winery produces only red wines - traditional Kriansa, Reserva, Gran Reserva and single vineyard wines. Cultivated varieties of grapes - Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuela. Age of vines averaging 30 years, also has vine age of 60 years. When aging wine company LAN uses different varieties of wood that certainly affects the character of wines. In the cellars of the winery are barrels of American, French and Russian oak is also worth noting that the winery focuses on the LAN environment. Wines are produced in an environmentally responsible manner. The winery has a number of eco-certificates.