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£12.30/ 0.75 L btl
La Planta is an excellent everyday wine from Arzuaga Navarro, a prestigious winery located in Quintanilla de Onésimo, in the heart of Ribera del Duero. La Planta expresses the youth, freshness and balance of fruit collected in their eponymous vineyard. At an altitude of 911 metres above sea level, the vines are cared for with the utmost attention and produce a low but very concentrated yield.
The virtual wine tasting
What does this wine taste like?
The wonderful aromatic sensations delighting the nose are the perfect prelude to its velvety and flavoursome mouthfeel and taste. It has a surprising complexity, especially for a wine which has only aged in oak for six months. Aromas of mint, liquorice and cocoa accompany a body of wild fruit jam. It is a fresh, herbal, soothing and rounded wine which is very moreish. Lively, almost spontaneous, but with the maturity and equilibrium provided by a short but well-measured ageing process which adds hints of toasted wood and a touch of elegance to the final result.
|Picota cherry red / Opaque / Violet rim|
|Fresh / Fruit aromas / Cassis / Blackberry / Spicy notes / Toasty notes / Liquorice|
|Velvety / Elegant / Flavoursome / Fruit-forward / Ripe / Rounded|
Drinking and storing
Small game dishes / Vegetables / Mushrooms / Tapas / Iberian sausages / Iberian ham
Ratings and awards
|2020||90 PN||91 SK|
|2019||90 PN||91 SK|
A favourite wine we have been ordering for a while. Really smooth and always goes down well. Great with red meat and work brilliantly at christmas time,
Smooth and Supple
Really smooth red, good legs in the glass great on the nose and really lovely fruit with a touch of vanilla but not too much. Its aging is the perfect balance for me of fruit and a lttle more complexity, first experienced in Asturias 3 weeks ago and really happy to be able to enjoy it again in UK.
Our favourite daily red.
For a long time La Planta have been one of our favourite daily wines. It offers so much quality for the price that it is almost unbelievable. Wonderfull fresh fruit and juiciness. Difficult to find more value for money.
The little brother of Arzuaga
La Planta is a very surprising wine, great value for its price. Specially the 2014 and 2016 are great. I have been drinking it for more than 3 years and it is never disappointing
We've been having this wine for over 10 years and it's always great no matter what year. Full bodied and lovely anytime of year, especially on a cold winters nights in the uk!
The harvest is carried out manually and grapes are collected in 15-kg crates before undergoing a careful selection process. They are then destemmed and macerated in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature between 22º and 24º. Finally, the wine ages for six months in American and French oak barrels.
|Vinification material||Stainless steel|
|Ageing period||6 months|
|Type of wood||French and American oak|
|Vine age||20 years|
Bodegas Arzuaga Navarro
Founded in the early 90s by the Arzuaga Navarro family, the winery that bears his name stands near the Duero river, on the road that connects Soria with Valladolid. The building is a song to the stone, a solid and rustic monastic evocation, with its arcades, its towers and the bell tower. It was Florentino Arzuaga, a great wine lover, who founded Bodegas Arzuaga-Navarro after buying Finca La Planta, located in the Valladolid town of Quintanilla de Onésimo. Then came the...