2010 Artadi, Crianza, Rioja


Press and Tasting Notes

Vinas de Gain is produced from 100% Tempranillo with vines ranging from 40-60 years of age. The wine is aged for 12-14 months in French oak, 40% new. Bodegas Artadi is an awesome value as well as mind-boggling in quality. Purple/black in color, it offers up a killer perfume that is super-sexy. Among its elements are truffles, pencil lead, vanill ... Read More »



The most popular Spanish wine growing region is Rioja.  There, like Ribera del Duero, the Tempranillo grape rules.  In Rioja, a classification system is used that essentially defines the wines by how much oak and bottle age the wine sees ... Read More »