£18.05/ 0.75 L btl
Aged for 18 months in new French oak barrels, with a further three months in French oak vats and 12 months in bottle.
What does this wine taste like?
|Garnet / Brick-red rim|
|Red fruit / Raspberry / Cherries / Ageing notes / Pepper / Balsamic aromas / Smoky notes|
|Full / Rounded / Lovely tannins / Persistent|
Drinking and storing
Casseroles / Roasts / Grilled meat / Oily fish
Ratings and awards
|2015||16 JR||91 PN||92 SK|
A touch to much oak
Taste is a personal thing. For me, this wine was a touch too oaky hence the 3 stars. The value was otherwise fine.
A Favourite Wine!!
Very smooth wine which I have tried several times. Especially good with a Roast Lamb Sunday lunch
Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren. Ich kann den Wein (Lealtanza) nicht bewerten. Ich habe ihn zwar vor ca. 3 Wochen bestellt (und bezahlt!!!) er ist aber immer noch nicht eingetroffen. Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Un vino excelente! perfecto en la relacion calidad precio
|Climate||Atlantic with Mediterranean influence|
Bodegas Altanza started out in 1998, operated by a group of businesspeople from La Rioja, with the idea of setting up a winery which produced wines of quality that everybody could afford. The winery was created with the intention of making Reservas and Gran Reservas, since ‘Reserva’ was the wine which cellar owners in the past used to reserve for offering to their best clientele. Located in Fuenmayor (Rioja Alta), the winery tries to combine tradition and modernity. For this...