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
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Rioja 6x75cl 1 98 (TA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,036.07
La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Rioja Reserva 2004 (6x150cl)
Inc. VAT: £650.14
2004

La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Rioja Reserva 2004 (6x150cl)

Wine Advocate (93)

The 2004 Vina Ardanza is a blend of 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha from 30-year-old vines in Fuenmayor and Cenicero. It is aged for 36 months in four-year-old American oak. It has a very enticing bouquet with dark cherry, Christmas cake, dried fig and espresso with fine delineation and bags of exuberance. The palate is medium-bodied with taut tannins, underpinned by a keen citric thread that cuts through the licorice-tinged, dark berry and allspice-tinged fruit with style. It is simply delicious on the bittersweet finish. Drink now-2020+
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
5-7 weeks

Rioja 6x150cl 1 93 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £650.14
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 Vina Ardanza Rioja Reserva 2004 (6x150cl)
In Bond: £515.00
2004

La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Rioja Reserva 2004 (6x150cl)

Wine Advocate (93)

The 2004 Vina Ardanza is a blend of 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha from 30-year-old vines in Fuenmayor and Cenicero. It is aged for 36 months in four-year-old American oak. It has a very enticing bouquet with dark cherry, Christmas cake, dried fig and espresso with fine delineation and bags of exuberance. The palate is medium-bodied with taut tannins, underpinned by a keen citric thread that cuts through the licorice-tinged, dark berry and allspice-tinged fruit with style. It is simply delicious on the bittersweet finish. Drink now-2020+
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
5-7 weeks

Rioja 6x150cl 1 93 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £515.00

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