Red

2012 Bodegas Altanza Rioja Lealtanza Reserva

Tempranillo

  • Spain
  • La Rioja
  • La Rioja Alta
  • Rioja
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Community Tasting Notes 14

  • John Ostling wrote: 90 points

    January 19, 2020 - Very nice. Everything in its place.

  • SeattlitesCellar Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 1, 2019 - Dry and earthy with a distinct almost-funky quality.

  • John Ostling wrote: 88 points

    October 29, 2019 - Red with blue notes.
    Oak, cedar, hint of mint, blue berries, plum.
    High acidity, big, dried plums, clear and fine tannins, a bit burnt in the after taste.

  • Siwink57 Likes this wine: 88 points

    July 9, 2019 - A decent Rioja that started out better and faded over time.

  • shleepy wrote: 89 points

    July 1, 2019 - It's fine. Certainly a solid wine, with nice cherry and other fruit flavors and good body + acidity, but it doesn't necessarily punch above its price point for a Rioja.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bodegas Altanza
  • Varietal Tempranillo
  • Designation Lealtanza Reserva
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region La Rioja
  • SubRegion La Rioja Alta
  • Appellation Rioja
  • UPC Code 9466321560004

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (0%)
  • In Cellars 476 (67%)
  • Consumed 234 (33%)

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