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La Rioja Alta Reserva Ardanza 2016 750ml (750ml)

Price: $49.99

6+ Price: $39.99 / btl

Producer La Rioja Alta
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Subregion La Rioja Alta
Varietal Tempranillo Blend
Vintage 2016
Sku SP-RD768
Size 750ml

Christopher Deas, Italian Wine Merchants: "This is a generous, silky textured Reserva Ardanza and one of the most exciting debuts we have tasted since its birth in 1942. The estate has been able to use the fruit from their new Garnacha vineyards in the village of Tudelilla (Rioja Baja), La Pedriza, which represents 20% of the blend complementing the majority of Tempranillo. As a result, there is more substantial fruit feel, more freshness, and less dill. The massively explosive nose pulls you in with cherry liquor, wild berries and sandalwood. On the palate this is a creamy mouthful of expansive old vine Garnacha and Tempranillo fruit that remains incredibly light on its feet – WEIGHTLESS! As it opens this is a persistence that develops that hints of the structure under the expansive texture. There is a spectrum of flavors on display highlighted by notes of black cherries, macerated strawberries, plums, tomato leaf, brown spice, coffee beans, tobacco,

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