2012 Viña Ardanza, ‘Selección Especial’

La Rioja Alta S.A., Rioja Wine Region, Spain

Tempranillo, Drinking Now 2030

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Image of product Viña Ardanza, ‘Selección Especial’

Bottle 37.5cl

Single bottle£18.14

Case of 12 £217.68

Tasting Notes

The wine is a prototype of polished and aged Rioja with a ruby color with some orange and a developed nose with subtle aromas of decayed leaves, sweet spices and some cherries in liqueur even, quite complex and harmonious. The palate is velvety but rich, with resolved tannins and a fine chalky mouthfeel, sleek and elegant, terribly balanced. The flavors are pure and defined, and there is an overall sense of harmony that I like very much. Brilliant Ardanza!
94 Points, Luis Gutiérrez, the Wine Advocate

Reviews & Scores

Warming, nutty, complex Rioja with layers of fruit and a softness of dark cherry fruit on the palate. Has soft tannins and is elegantly poised, with a long, savoury finish” 94 Points, Sarah-Jane Evans MW, Decanter Wines of the Year 2020

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La Rioja Alta S.A.

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Rioja Wine Region, Spain

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