Processing Your Order...

Search for ""

$20 off your $100 order*. Use code 20NEW

$20 off your $100 order*. Use code 20NEW

There was an error redeeming your code.

*New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 5/31/2019. The $20 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $100 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.

Update your browser to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to update and using the latest version
of Internet Explorer means all your web browsing will be better.

Yes, Update Now
Flat front label of wine
Flat front label of wineFront shot of wine bottle

Remelluri Lindes de Remelluri Labastida 2011

Other Red Blends from Rioja, Spain
  • RP92
  • WE92
750ML / 14.5% ABV
Other Vintages
  • JS95
  • TA90
  • RP93
  • RP93
All Vintages
Currently Unavailable $31.99
Try the
31 99
31 99
Save $0.00 (0%)
Ships Tue, May 28
Limit 0 bottles per customer
Sold in increments of 0
1
Limit Reached
3.8 5 Ratings
My Wine Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me when new vintages are available
Rate for better recommendations
(256 characters remaining)

3.8 5 Ratings
750ML / 14.5% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Intense fresh fruit on the nose, backed by aromatic plants. On the palate we find fresh fruit also, with a very long finish.

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
RP 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Analytically the two Lindes cuvées are very similar but the 2011 Lindes de Remelluri Viñedos de Labastida is quite distinct. Also a blend of the five traditional red and white grapes, it feels definitively riper than the 2010 with aromas of plums and some flowers that require time to unfurl. Once the wine shows its true colors, the elegance is subtle and the aromas are very fine. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins, a silky texture and good freshness, especially for the warm vintage.
WE 92
Wine Enthusiast
Muscular, earthy aromas of dark-berry fruits and raisin are savory and attractive. A sinewy, tightly wound palate features plenty of creamy oak, while savory, meaty berry flavors are up to the wine's vanilla-and-cream element. Quality berry flavors carry over to a chewy finish. Drink through 2021.
View More
Remelluri

Remelluri

View all products
Remelluri, Spain
Image of winery
The Remelluri estate’s origins date back to the 14th century when monks from the Toloño monastery founded a sanctuary and farm at the site. The monks later abandoned the site but local hermits continued to maintain the shrine while the Real Divisa, a local community organization, maintained the farms to accommodate the needs of pilgrims who came to pray at the sanctuary. The estate was eventually split up and sold. The modern winery was established in 1967 when Jaime Rodríguez Salis purchased the vineyards at the heart of the former estate. Since then Remelluri has been devoted to recovering the old lands of this historic site and restoring the original vineyards.

Remelluri’s vineyards are located along the slopes of the Sierra de Toloño mountains in the valleys of Valderemelluri, La Granja and Villaescusa. The vineyards here are at the highest elevation in the region, south-facing and protected from the prevailing winds and frost. It is the unique microclimate of this area that gives the wines of Remelluri their personality.

Poor, stoney soil with layers of clay help to retain freshness while the Atlantic influence provides abundant rainfall and lower temperatures than there are in the rest of the region. The alternation of cool nights and hot days offers ideal conditions for proper phenolic ripening of Tempranillo.

Organic farming principles have always been utilized to ensure that the wines remain true to this unique terruño. Remelluri also uses an integrated system of agriculture with great respect for the environment. Hedges and plantations are maintained and nurtured. Trees are planted to complement the vineyard; almond, peach, fig and above all olive trees, which also facilitate pollination, as the flowers attract bees.

After years of perfecting his craft and gaining international recognition for his winemaking abilities, Telmo Rodríguez has returned to his family winery. Telmo seeks to remain true to his family estate’s vaunted history while guiding it into a bright tomorrow.

Image for Rioja content section

Highly regarded for distinctive and age-worthy red wines, Rioja is Spain’s most celebrated wine region. Made up of three different sub-regions of varying elevation: Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa and Rioja Oriental. Wines are typically a blend of fruit from all three, although specific sub-region (zonas), village (municipios) and vineyard (viñedo singular) wines can now be labeled. Rioja Alta, at the highest elevation, is considered to be the source of the brightest, most elegant fruit, while grapes from the warmer and drier Rioja Oriental produce wines with deep color and higher alcohol, which can add great body and richness to a blend.

Fresh and fruity Riojas labeled, Joven, (meaning young) see minimal aging before release, but more serious Rioja wines undergo multiple years in oak. Crianza and Reserva styles are aged for one year in oak, and Gran Reserva at least two, but in practice this maturation period is often quite a bit longer—up to about fifteen years.

Tempranillo provides the backbone of Rioja red wines, adding complex notes of red and black fruit, leather, toast and tobacco, while Garnacha supplies body. In smaller percentages, Graciano and Mazuelo (Carignan) often serve as “seasoning” with additional flavors and aromas. These same varieties are responsible for flavorful dry rosés.

White wines, typically balancing freshness with complexity, are made mostly from crisp, fresh Viura. Some whites are blends of Viura with aromatic Malvasia, and then barrel fermented and aged to make a more ample, richer style of white.

Image for Other Red Blends content section

Other Red Blends

View all products

With hundreds of red grape varieties to choose from, winemakers have the freedom to create a virtually endless assortment of blended wines. In many European regions, strict laws are in place determining the set of varieties that may be used, but in the New World, experimentation is permitted and encouraged. Blending can be utilized to enhance balance or create complexity, lending different layers of flavors and aromas. For example, a variety that creates a fruity and full-bodied wine would do well combined with one that is naturally high in acidity and tannins. Sometimes small amounts of a particular variety are added to boost color or aromatics. Blending can take place before or after fermentation, with the latter, more popular option giving more control to the winemaker over the final qualities of the wine.

SOU398693_2011 Item# 138643