World-class Riojas – Bodega Lanzaga, Las Beatas 2016

Bodega Lanzaga, Las Beatas 2016

RRP £175

Made with nine co-planted varieties, with Tempranillo accounting for 60% of the cuvée, this is a thrilling wine. If the 2015 was like a Musigny, this is more of a Clos de Bèze, showing masses of wild-herb perfume, dark plum and blackberry fruit, stylish, scented oak and a long, poised, balanced finish.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Tempranillo, Garnacha

Alcohol

14%

Bottle size

750ml

Drink dates

2024 - 2035

Origin

Country

Spain

Region

Rioja

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Tim Atkin MW

UK Stockist

Noel Young Wines

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