Wine LAN, "Vina Lanciano" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2012
Reviews of purchase LAN, "Vina Lanciano" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2012
The wine is dark cherry red color with brilliant reflections.
The wine has a harmonious fruit flavors with balanced acidity, elegant tannins and a long finish filled with tones of minerals, tobacco, blackberry and plum.
Intense aroma of the wine reveals notes of red and black fruits, balsamic, mineral and spicy undertones.
Wine will be perfect pair with various meat dishes: braised meat, red meat on the grill, barbecue, steak.
Elegant wine "Vina Lanciano" Reserva is a blend of Tempranillo with a small percentage of Mazuela collected from 30-year-old vines grown on the same vineyard "Viña Lansyano" El Kortiyo (Rioja Alta). Rioja Alta area is located in the upper reaches of the river Ebro - the longest Spanish River. The south and north area is bordered by high mountain ranges. Because of this, it is possible to speak not only about the amazing beauty of the area, but also conducive to the cultivation of grapes climate.
The grapes for "Vina Lansyano" Reserve is collected and sorted by hand. The fermentation was carried out in steel tanks for a month to recover from the grape skins saturated color. The wine is kept in Russian oak barrels for six months, and then once a year - in French oak barrels. After bottling the wine continues aging in the bottle for 18 months. The wine is recommended to drink now and up until 2020.
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.