Wine La Rioja Alta, "Vina Ardanza" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2008
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Reviews of purchase La Rioja Alta, "Vina Ardanza" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2008
Wine red ruby color with orange rim.
The taste of wine is pleasant, seductive, with good structure, balanced acidity, sweet, polished tannins and a long finish, which felt notes of black fruit and spicy woody nuances.
The wine has a clean, lively, intense aroma with notes of black fruits, coconut, black pepper and vanilla, complemented by balsamic and spicy nuances.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to grilled meats, roasts, small game, mature cheeses, cold meats and other dishes.
"Vina Ardanza" Reserva - a well-balanced Spanish red wine, which was used for the manufacture of grape varieties of Tempranillo and Garnacha grown on exceptional in quality vines with low yields. Tempranillo is going with 30-year-old vines in Fuenmayor in the Rioja Alta, Garnacha - in Rioja Baja. Good climatic conditions Rioja Alta Tempranillo contribute to the development of small size with excellent health, color intensity and aromatic complexity of the wines which are suitable for long aging. Garnacha from Rioja Baja also demonstrates the unique qualities - good color, typical varietal aromas and balanced structure. Vintage 2005 formally evaluated as "excellent". Each grape variety was kept separately: Tempranillo spent 36 months in a four-year American oak barrels, and Garnacha - 30 months in two- and three-year American oak barrels. Bottled vintage 2005 took place in July 2009.
July 10, 1890 bakskih five families united to create a "society of high Rioja wines", which later received the name of "La Rioja Alta". Rioja region in Spain produces some of the world's best and most long-lived wines. The company "La Rioja Alta owns" 360 hectares of vineyards, mostly in the Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa. In this case, "La Rioja Alta" does not produce each year wines of all denominations, and prefers only to those who have managed to open up and show the best performance. Storage and aging of wines produced in French oak barrels, which adds to the wines "La Rioja Alta" subtle tones spices. In March 2002, the magazine "Decanter" named top twenty Rioja wine houses of the XX century, in which the first place was taken by "La Rioja Alta".