James Suckling 93
“This sits above the pack for concentration and freshness. There’s a spicy oak thread that is nicely matched to the rich and ripe fruit. Assertive flavors on the palate with rich, sweet, dark berries and plums and plenty of spice and tannins. Looking good.”
by James Suckling, JS, 2018.
Penin Guide 91
Color: Dark cherry, garnet edge.
Aroma: Ripe fruit, wood shavings, tobacco, sweet spices.
Mouth: Spicy, ripe tannins, long.
Tasting notes: Deep cherry-red with violet hues. Intense aromas of red fruits and fine wood. Elegant and well balanced in the mouth.
In American and French oak barrels for 24 months, followed by 36 months in bottle.
Made from a selection of grapes coming from vines with an average of 20 to 25 years. Fermentation of destalked grapes in stainless steel tanks. Maceration for 3 weeks with frequent pumping-over in order to achieve a good extraction.
Roasted meat, lamb and cured cheeses.
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Bodegas LAN's honesty is embodied in our wines since the winery's foundation in 1972.
Bodegas LAN is full of meaning. The name itself is an acronym based on the initials of each of the three provinces that form the D.O.Ca. Rioja: Logroño (currently part of La Rioja), Alava and Navarra.
LAN is Rioja in three letters. Each of our wines shows respect for the land it comes from.
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