Laventura

Laventura Rioja Lanave 2014

£19.00
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  • Laventura Rioja Lanave 2014

Laventura

Laventura Rioja Lanave 2014

£19.00
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Bryan MacRobert hails from South Africa, where he was assistant winemaker to renowned Swartland producer Eben Sadie before making his own exquisite range of wines. His wife Carla, however, is from La Rioja and Bryan now splits his time between the Swartland and Logroño, where he made his first vintage of Laventura in 2013. One of a new breed of young winemakers putting more emphasis on terroir and fresher, elegant wines in a region where the grand bodega and barrels still rule, Bryan's wines are already causing quite a stir and are some of the most thrilling bottles to come out of this traditional region in many a year.
Lanave is a blend of Garnacha and Tempranillo, sourced from alluvial, rocky sandstone soils. The name is something of a pun, being both Spanish for a ship as well as a colloquial term for a winery. And the wine is truly something very different for Rioja, harking back to yesteryear. Fermented and aged in stainless steel only - resting for a year before bottling - producing a bright, fresh, juicily expressive red that's far removed from the overtly oaked examples we in this country have come to expect of Rioja. The tannins are really soft, the mouthfeel effortlessly smooth.

 Origin

Rioja | SPAIN

Grapes
Garnacha 50% | Tempranillo 50%

 

19 bottle(s) available for next day delivery*

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