Bodegas Lan Rioja Edicion Limitada 2003

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain

Price: $49.99
Item No. 89356
  • WS94
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Winemaker's Notes

Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2006!

Tasting notes: Intense and bright cherry color. Noticeable ripe fruit nose, with hints of ripe red fruit. Spicy, roasted and balsamic aromas and memories of mineral notes. Tasty on the mouth, it is wide and complex in its ripen and sweet tannins. It leaves a long and lingering finish that shows the great personality of this wine.

Serving suggestions: Stews, game and meat, as well as cured cheese.

"Powerful yet graceful, this rich, ripe red delivers blackberry and currant fruit framed by coffee and toasty oak notes. Though thick on the palate, it remains fresh and focused, and the finish is clean and sweet, with floral and mineral grace notes. Drink now through 2012."
-Wine Spectator

Learn About Rioja

(ree-OH-hah) This highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world. Once the only DOCa (recently joined by Priorat in 2001), Rioja is divided into 3 sub-regions: Rioja Baja, Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa. There are 4 red varieties and 3 white varieties allowed in the Rioja DOC. Tempranillo definitely takes center stage, followed by Garnacha...

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Learn About Tempranillo

Tempranillo(temp-ruh-NEE-oh) Grape that Reigns in Spain Most often associated with Spain, Tempranillo is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions Rioja and Ribera del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World ...

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