La Rioja Alta

Viña Ardanza Rioja Tempranillo Blend

9.132 ratings
9.06 pro ratings
La Rioja, Spain
Tempranillo Blend
Top Notes For
La Vie du Vin Wine Market

2007 ardanza real bummer. No fruit.

2007 ardanza real bummer. No fruit.

Dec 18th, 2016
Kevin Ortzman

Wild berries, cinnamon and leather - well balanced and spectacular value!

Wild berries, cinnamon and leather - well balanced and spectacular value!

Oct 8th, 2016
Bitterman The Pirate

Beautiful Rioja. Lots of oak at first, but fades away into stewed plums, chocolate and well balanced acidity.

Beautiful Rioja. Lots of oak at first, but fades away into stewed plums, chocolate and well balanced acidity.

Mar 25th, 2017
Sipping Fine Wine

From 30-year old vines. 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha. Tempranillo spent 36 months on 4-year old American oak, Garnacha spent 30 months on 2-year old American oak, bottled in 2011, released, fall of 2015. Just opened another bottle, Ruby with nose of red fruit and earthy notes. The palate shows cherry and raspberry with some vanilla, mocha and tobacco notes. Well developed. The finish had typical Rioja earthy mineral flavor, silky tannins and a long ending. Nice!

From 30-year old vines. 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha. Tempranillo spent 36 months on 4-year old American oak, Garnacha spent 30 months on 2-year old American oak, bottled in 2011, released, fall of 2015. Just opened another bottle, Ruby with nose of red fruit and earthy notes. The palate shows cherry and raspberry with some vanilla, mocha and tobacco notes. Well developed. The finish had typical Rioja earthy mineral flavor, silky tannins and a long ending. Nice!

Feb 15th, 2017
Spencer Dodd

Serious old style wine. Would buy again especially at the price point. Dust red earth glorious.

Serious old style wine. Would buy again especially at the price point. Dust red earth glorious.

Feb 12th, 2017
Jon Ruyle

I love it! Intense fruit, long woodsy finish, and enough acidity to balance it nicely.

I love it! Intense fruit, long woodsy finish, and enough acidity to balance it nicely.

Jan 9th, 2017
Tim Cheng

Plums, dark and earthy, hint of pine, full-bodied with very long finish

Plums, dark and earthy, hint of pine, full-bodied with very long finish

Nov 19th, 2016
Bernardo Llaguno G.

I had tried this wine before and I like what I smelled. What a wonderful wine. Amazing nose, all the details that a Spanish wine posses. Great value for what it is. Just clapping and smiling for this amazing treat.

I had tried this wine before and I like what I smelled. What a wonderful wine. Amazing nose, all the details that a Spanish wine posses. Great value for what it is. Just clapping and smiling for this amazing treat.

Oct 3rd, 2016
Jacob Petersen

93+

Sep 17th, 2016
Bernie Tenenbaum

Smooth, accessible and rich

Smooth, accessible and rich

Aug 9th, 2016