2009 La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza 2009
2009 La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza

2009 La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza 2009

I love Rioja wines.  To me, it is Spain in a bottle.   I like it is a wine that appeals to all types of wine drinkers.  I love they let it mature in the barrel.  When you open a bottle, it just needs to breathe a bit; it rarely needs decanting.  To quote the late great Orson Welles, “Good wine”–<heavy breath, the dude was wicked overweight>–“takes time.” –<dramatic pause>.

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Baron De Ley Reserva
Baron De Ley Reserva Rioja 2011

Baron De Ley Reserva

I am a big fan of the Baron de Ley Varietales Tempranillo (see here) , so I thought I would try it’s more mature brother, the Baron de Ley Reserva.   Most of the information here is found on their website, provided here for ease of information.

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