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LA RIOJA ALTA S.A.

Formed by five families in the late 19th century, the La Rioja Alta S.A. winery has been among the leading producers who have helped to establish and maintain the classic standards of Rioja. Their Tempranillo-led Gran Reservas, aged for remarkably long periods in barrels from the producer’s cooperage, are some of the most sought-after wines from the region. And while they always upheld standards and tradition, La Rioja Alta S.A. never stopped experimenting and pushing for better quality, offering some of the purest, precise expressions of Tempranillo in the world.

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2014 Gran Reserva Viña Arana Gift Box

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Bottle 75cl£35.02

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£35.08

Case of 6 £210.48

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£70.16

Case of 6 £420.94

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This has amazing aromatics: sweet blackberry and black cherry fruit with dried herbs, tar and spice, as well as some hints of vanilla and coconut, and sweet tobacco, too. The palate is juicy and supple, but also quite profound, showing cherries, berries, spice, sweet herbs, some cedar and coconut from the oak, and a lovely sense of harmony and precision....

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2015 Viña Alberdi Reserva

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Bottle 37.5cl£10.34

Case of 12 £124.08

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£39.96

Case of 6 £239.74

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a good introduction to the house style: balsamic reds with abundant notes of sweet spices and cigar ash, developed aromas of forest floor and a creamy twist making small concessions for a fresher and cleaner profile in the last few years but keeping the classic style. There are notes of ground tobacco and earth, and the palate is seamless and...

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2014 Gran Reserva Viña Arana

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Bottle 75cl£35.08

Case of 6 £210.48

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£35.02

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£70.16

Case of 6 £420.94

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2012 Viña Ardanza

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Bottle 37.5cl£18.14

Case of 12 £217.68

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£25.50

Case of 12 £306.04

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2015 Viña Alberdi Reserva

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Magnum 150cl£39.96

Case of 6 £239.74

Bottle 37.5cl

Single bottle£10.34

Case of 12 £124.08

TASTING NOTES

a good introduction to the house style: balsamic reds with abundant notes of sweet spices and cigar ash, developed aromas of forest floor and a creamy twist making small concessions for a fresher and cleaner profile in the last few years but keeping the classic style. There are notes of ground tobacco and earth, and the palate is seamless and...

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2016 Viña Alberdi Reserva

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Bottle 75cl£19.98

Case of 12 £239.74

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Spice-tinged red fruit and floral aromas pick up hints of coconut and succulent herbs with air. Silky and expressive on the palate, offering appealingly sweet cherry and raspberry flavors and a spicecake nuance that builds steadily in the glass. Closes long and smooth, with repeating florality and subtle tannins that come in late.92 points, Josh Raynolds, Vinous

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2005 Gran Reserva 904

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Bottle 75cl£45.08

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Complex and smooth textured with scents of wild cherries and soft vanilla, the palate is elegantly structured with lovely depth of subtle cherry and strawberry fruits with a mouth-watering balsamic note and a hint of dried herbs on the long finish. Extensively matured in barrel and bottle, this medium bodied Rioja is delicious now but will carry on developing in...

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2011 Gran Reserva 904

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Bottle 75cl£45.68

Case of 6 £274.08

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£100.00

Case of 6 £600.00

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This is a classic marriage (for 904) of Tempranillo and 11% Graciano that will appeal to the wine's many dedicated fans. Sweet balsamic and coconut aromas segue into a palate that's gentle, savoury and caressing with vital underlying acidity and structure.95 points and one of the ‘Wines of the Year’, Tim Atkin MW

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2012 Viña Ardanza

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Bottle 75cl£25.50

Case of 12 £306.04

Bottle 37.5cl

Single bottle£18.14

Case of 12 £217.68

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2015 Viña Ardanza

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Case 12 x 75cl
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2012 Gran Reserva Viña Arana

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Magnum 150clPOA

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The blend consists of 95% Tempranillo from 40-year-old vines in Las Cuevas, El Palo and Las Monjas in Rodezno, complemented with 5% Graciano from the Montecillo estate in Fuenmayor. The Graciano gives the wine an aromatic intensity and acidity, to carry the structure and elegance of the Tempranillo. The grapes are vinified separately in four-and-a-half-year-old American oak for three years, and...

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2014 Gran Reserva Viña Arana

La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Magnum 150cl£70.16

Case of 6 £420.94

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£35.02

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£35.08

Case of 6 £210.48

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