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  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

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  • La Rioja Alta Tempranillo Blend Rioja Viña Ardanza Reserva Especial 2001

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    Blue and black fruit notes on the nose along with a complex aromas of cinnamon, balsamic reduction, black cherry and lavender. Medium bodied, showing some nice age with flavors of earthy, dusty blue and black fruit with some suggestions of red berries as well. Light hints of truffle, coffee and a savory quality. Really drinking nicely!92 pts.... Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • La Rioja Alta Tempranillo Blend Rioja Viña Ardanza Reserva Especial 2001

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    No written review

    Wine review by drsint


  • La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Rioja Riserva 2000

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    Great wine, one of my favourites. Read More

    Wine review by JacekM


  • La Rioja Alta Tempranillo Blend Rioja Viña Ardanza Reserva Especial 2001

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    Disappointing. Closed nose, woody when it began to open. On the palate, the fruit was severly masked by the oak and herb flavors. Read More

    Wine review by cabluvr


  • Having been to Eleven Madison Park on several occasions, I never hesitate to ... Domaine du Cayron 2008 $75La Rioja Alta, Viña Ardanza, Reserva 2001 $75Montevertine, Pian del Ciampolo 2007 $65Obviously there are many great choices on the list, but patience and an alert set of eyes can be rewarding indeed. Of all the wines on the list, though t... Read More

    From the article 11 Madison Park, Picking the List


  • La Rioja Alta Tempranillo Blend Rioja Viña Ardanza Reserva Especial 2001

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    Light and elegant on the nose. Vanilla oak topped layers of leather, medicinal, minty, chalky and teriyaki dried beef elements accent a bright core of wild cherry. Smooth and rich in the mouth, this is powerful yet not that large. The berry fruit, both fresh and dried, is accented by earth and spice notes. A fine bitter cherry element drives the... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Earlier this week, we wrapped up our focus on Tempranillo wines with a final look at Rioja. Before we close this chapter of our Global Tasting Initiative, I am thrilled to report about an exciting event that took place here in New York City this week.Tempranillos al Mundo is a global competition that seeks out the finest Tempranillo wines from t... Read More

    From the article Catching up with Tempranillo


  • With so much new release Rioja tasted recently, and my ever increasing ... ... liveliness left. 70pts1970 La Rioja Alta 904 Gran ReservaMusty and sweetly maderized on the nose with a chocolate candy tone. This was a rich, elegant wine once, but today all that remains in the bottle are hints of earth, leather and spice, with persistent funk on ... Read More

    From the article 1970 Rioja


  • The wine world is usually going through one form of a conniption fit or another over the very real yet wonderfully vague differences that separate so-called modern wines from the traditional wines. Now, much like point scores for wine, the definition of what constitutes modern (manipulated industrial swill or lush fruity gems?) or traditional (c... Read More

    From the article Bodegas Roda Wine


  • La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Rioja Riserva 2000

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