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La Rioja Alta Viña Ardanza Reserva 2008

La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Reserva 2008
La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Reserva 2008





WineryRioja Alta


Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryRed Wine

Aging ProgramTempranillo aged 36 months in used American oak; Garnacha aged 30 months in used American oak

Oak OriginAmerican

Blend80% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha

Total Acidity6.10 g/L


Sugar2 g/L

The La Rioja Alta Viña Ardanza Reserva 2008 is an expressive red wine that’s full of fresh and enticing flavors. A lovely dark cherry-red color in the glass, the nose has aromas of fresh cherries and blackcurrants, with accents of black pepper, tobacco, nutmeg, coffee, and caramel. On tasting, the wine is nicely balanced. It shows surprising freshness, while maintaining a good structure and elegant tannins. The finish is silky, with flavors of blackcurrant liqueur, toast, and sweet spice.

Enjoy this red wine with grilled meats, barbecue, and Iberian ham and sausages.

Taste SummaryCaramel, Cherry, Coffee, Pepper, Tobacco, Vanilla

Wine QualitiesBright, Silky

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