Lopez de Heredia is an ultra traditional winery where little has changed since it’s founding in 1877. The wines are generally kept in the cellar for longer than other producers and also have enormous ageing potential.
The 2011 Rioja Reserva is very typical of the house style with rich, leathery red and black fruits, savoury aromas mixed with pot pourri and incense. This vintage has a wonderful freshness to it and although forward and open after lots of breathing, this is a wine that will give plenty of drinking pleasure up to the late 2030’s and beyond.
You may also like
2022 Finca Resalso, Emilio Moro, DO Ribera Del Duero
The Finca Resalso from Emilio Moro is deep cherry red in colour with a violet rim. It is honest, intense and very expressive on the nose. The primary aromas of Tempranillo, such as blackberry and blackcurrant, stand out. It is well-structured in the mouth with mellow tannins and well-balanced acidity.
£15.95Add to basket
2022 Les Betes Rousses Rouge, IGP Pays D’Herault
The Les Betes Rousses Rouge is very easy going with hints of spice, plums and red berries on the nose, it is beautfully rounded and balanced, with gentle tannins on the finish. A cracking mid-week red.
£9.95Add to basket
2016 Chateau Lynch-Moussas, 5eme Cru Classe Pauillac
83% Cabernet Sauvignon and 17% Merlot with 60% new oak used during maturation, the 2016 Chateau Lynch-Moussas is just begining to hit it's drinking window but is defintiely set to improve.
£55.00Out of Stock
2019 Chateau Les Graves de Viaud ‘Terroir’, AC Cotes de Bourg
The estate of Les Graves de Viaud own 15 hectares of beautifully sited vineyards in the heart of the Côtes de Bourg. The soils are composed of small grit with a deep rocky sub-soil. The Betschart family farm bio-dynamically, striving to produce the best possible expression of natural Bordeaux wines possible, with the bear minimum of additions as part of their ongoing stewardship to ensure the land and vines are reflected in the glass.
£22.95Add to basket