James Suckling 94
“This is an impressive Gran Reserva. It opens with cinnamon, five spice, iodine, vanilla, resin, elderberries, cherry liqueur, blackberries and black raspberries. The palate is plush, full-bodied and very concentrated, but there’s enough depth of field to the tannins to take on the immense, dark-fruit flavors. Some cutting acidity drives this home.”
by James Suckling, JS, 2019.
Tasting notes: Deep cherry-red with violet hues. Intense aromas of red fruits and fine wood. Elegant and well balanced in the mouth.
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.
In American and French oak barrels for 24 months, followed by 36 months in bottle.
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.
LAN means respect for the history of this land.