There is no question that Lopez de Heredia is one of the most important - and most traditional - wineries in Rioja. Their wines are made with complete respect for the traditions established long ago and with no compromise for more modern winemaking. The result is wines that are really unlike any others - imagine that the 2006 is their current release - incredibly complex, nuanced, intellectual wines that are compelling and unforgettable. All while being extremely affordable.
We are very pleased to offer the 2006 Lopez de Heredia Vina Bosconia Reserva for only $29.99 (according to a website that monitors wine pricing worldwide, the lowest price in the country!)
The Wine Advocate agrees with us, saying: "The 2006 Viña Bosconia Reserva, always more rustic and powerful than the Viña Tondonia, was cropped from a warm and early harvest and is a blend of Tempranillo with 15% Garnacha and 5% Graciano and Mazuelo. This wine matures in used American oak barrels for five years. It has a very developed nose, and as winemaker Mercedes López de Heredia noted, "It could be confused with a Gran Reserva, as I see it more tertiary and developed." These are amazing wines, clean and complex, with polished tannins and surprisingly good acidity. I have the idea of 2006 as a warmer vintage, but it's not true throughout Rioja; as I've seen with other wines, like the ones from Muga, in this cooler part of Rioja, the vintage was much better. There are some dusty tannins and some flavors that still remind you of fresh fruit. 94 points."
Take home the Scottaditto (lamb chops) from the I Nonni curbside take out menu for a match made in heaven!