Tasting note: Outstandingly bright, lively and intense garnet red, with an incipient cherry red rim. The first nose is very intense, with spicy, balsamic and ripe fruit notes. After swirling, aromas of black pepper, sweet liquorice, nutmeg, coffee, vanilla and cinnamon make their appearance. Mouth full of flavours, with a pleasant acidity and balance, and very polished tannins that enhance the harmonious structure.
Founded in the 19th Century, growing in the 20th Century and still passionate in the 21th Century. We extract the best from the wise oenological tradition: manufacturing of our barrels, racking by candlelight and long ageing. Combined with the most advanced winemaking technology.
La Rioja Alta, S.A. is the only winery with 2 wines in the TOP 25.
Grand Reserva Viña Arana Viña Arana 2014 (#4!!) and Grand Reserva 904 2011 (#21) have made it into James Suckling’s TOP 100 list!
Decanter ranks Viña Ardanza best Spanish red of 2020. Viña Ardanza Reserva 2012 – Top 100 Wines of the Year