Aged for 12 months in American and French oak barrels. Subsequent repose in bottle for a further 24 months.
What does this wine taste like?
|Ripe picota cherry red / Bright|
|Higly aromatic / Complex / Fruit aromas / Ripe red fruit / Floral scents / White flowers / Almond blossom / Genista / Balsamic notes / Cinnamon|
|Good entry / Velvety / Delicate / Smooth / Elegant / Balanced / Harmonious / Pleasant finish / Long|
Drinking and storing
Any type of meat, Game, Meet stews, Lamb, Casseroles
Ratings and awards
this was the best of the bunch
I bought 4 different reserva s ,I was look for a good smooth easy drinking with nice oak finish, sorry to say I got that wrong,bit acidy for my taste. Its so hard to find a great rioja with out paying a few pounds more. will not try againby: Callum Gourlay (19/12/2018) - Vintage 2011
Another one I order frequently
There are 3 or 4 wines of better quality that I order regularly - this is one of them. Smooth and luscious, it wants to caress your tastebuds and begs for more to be poured into your glass.by: VascoH (05/11/2018) - Vintage 2011
LAN never disappoints. Lovely wine to enjoy with a good meal, or by itself! It's on the full-bodied side but nicely balanced. Good value-for-money too.by: Marc de Ridder (05/01/2017) - Vintage 2010
Consistently good Rioja Reserva
Tried a bottle on LAN Resrva 2009 last year and was impressed. Have included a few bottles of the 2009 and lately 2010 vintage in my wine orders.by: Callum Gourlay (18/07/2019) - Vintage 2012
Old style, rich, smooth, vanilla......
A beautifully smooth and luscious Rioja which melts in your mouth. To the nose it is velvety, spicy and sooo tempting!
|Vine age||25 years|
|Soil||Clay / Limestone|
1972 was the year Bodegas Lan was founded, a winery which takes its name from the initials of the provinces included in the original Rioja denomination: Logroño (La Rioja today), Álava and Navarra. They have 72 hectares, with vines over 60 years old, which are used to produce top of the range wines: Viña Lanciano, Culmen and Lan Edición Limitada. The Bodegas LAN ageing hall has a surface area of 6.400 m², boasting a fully automated system, and houses 25,000 French, American,...