Please note that this is a ticketed event hosted in our private tasting room and space is limited, so you must pre-book to attend this tasting.
Event Price: £25/seat
La Rioja Alta is rightly praised as the benchmark for traditionally produced Rioja. The company still maintains traditional Rioja winemaking practices whilst embracing many of the new technological advances and consistently carves out utterly gorgeous wines. This tasting will cover three decades of wines from this iconic estate.
La Rioja Alta
Established in 1890 their three Reserva Wine brands, Alberdi, Arana and Ardanza are named after the founding families, all three of which remain shareholders. .
It is unusual for a great bodega of Rioja to own vineyards, but La Rioja Alta own 360ha from which they can source top-quality grapes, resulting in excellent fruit and richness throughout their wines. Tempranillo dominates the plantings, complemented with a small proportion of Garnacha and Graciano vines.The company is renowned for the quality of its Reservas and in particular for its Gran Reservas, the 904 and the 890. The latter are produced only in exceptional years, are amongst the finest wines being produced in Rioja today.