La Rioja Alta

About La Rioja Alta

La  Rioja Alta traces its roots back to 1890 when five growers from Rioja and the Basque Country founded the Sociedad Vinicola de La Rioja Alta in Haro Station District. One of the growers, Daniel-Alfredo Ardanza y Sanchez, subsequently merged the group with his winery in 1904. The La Rioja Gran Reserva 890 and Gran Reserva 904 serve to commemorate these two significant events, with the “1” is omitted to avoid confusion with the vintage. The group currently owns 425 hectares of vineyard and 4 wineries - 2 in Rioja and 1 each in Ribera del Duero and Rias Biaxas. The La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 is produced in the original winery in Rioja.

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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 2005 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,036.07
2005

La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 2005 (6x75cl)

Tim Atkin (98)

Made with grapes from some of the winery’s oldest parcels in Brinas, Labastida and Villaba this really is one of the best 890s ever. Blending Tempranillo with 3% Graciano and 2% Mazuelo, it combines the grace and elegance of a great Musigny with the sweetness, focus and balance of a classic Rioja. Scented, complex and very long. 2017-30
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Rioja 6x75cl 1 98 (TA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,036.07
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2010 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £467.27
2010

La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2010 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

Fresh blueberries and brambleberries take center stage, which is striking for a wine of this age. There are also lots of roasted herbs, such as sage, not to mention floral elements, including lavender and dried violets. Then come cedar, sandalwood and tar. The tannins are incredibly round and soft, without the slightest hint of anything dry. This is among the most elegant of Riojas, where the acidity is wonderfully pronounced and cuts right through any touch of dried fruit. Long and powerful, yet subtle on the finish. Drink now, or hold for a very long time.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Rioja 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £467.27
Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 2005 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £850.00
2005

La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 2005 (6x75cl)

Tim Atkin (98)

Made with grapes from some of the winery’s oldest parcels in Brinas, Labastida and Villaba this really is one of the best 890s ever. Blending Tempranillo with 3% Graciano and 2% Mazuelo, it combines the grace and elegance of a great Musigny with the sweetness, focus and balance of a classic Rioja. Scented, complex and very long. 2017-30
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Rioja 6x75cl 1 98 (TA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £850.00
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2010 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £376.00
2010

La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2010 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

Fresh blueberries and brambleberries take center stage, which is striking for a wine of this age. There are also lots of roasted herbs, such as sage, not to mention floral elements, including lavender and dried violets. Then come cedar, sandalwood and tar. The tannins are incredibly round and soft, without the slightest hint of anything dry. This is among the most elegant of Riojas, where the acidity is wonderfully pronounced and cuts right through any touch of dried fruit. Long and powerful, yet subtle on the finish. Drink now, or hold for a very long time.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Rioja 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £376.00

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