60 Ratings
La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Reserva Rioja

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Wine Description

The color is bright cherry red. The aroma combines sweet hints of spice from the oak with the ripe fruit of the grapes. The flavor in the mouth is at first warm, gaining in body and strength and long persistence. Perhaps the 1993 vintage has a touch more acidity than some recent ones. Our Ardanza vineyard is of some 50 hectares at Fuenmayor and planted with Tempranillo. It was from there and surrounding areas that the Tempranillo grapes for this wine were sourced. The Garnacha came from the Rioj...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/07/2014
  • Wine Advocate
    (1986 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 92 on Apr-94
  • Wine Spectator
    (1986 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/15/94