Luis Canas

2022 Rioja Blanco

£16.00 per bottle

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In 1970 Luis Cañas changed two hundred years of tradition and became the first winemaker in Rioja Alavesa to bottle his young wine rather than sell it as bulk.This bold move, and his continued pioneering spirit, has cemented the winery's enviable reputation as one of the most progressive in the region. Sheltered below the watchful Sierra Cantabria, the vineyards are all old, small plots on chalky-clay soils with a dedicated team of vineyard workers carrying out organic practices and a purpose built, fully equipped accommodation block was built for the entire vineyard team in 2006.

Juan Luis Cañas is now the powerhouse behind this highly accomplished winery, but everywhere you go there is a feeling of family, and especially of the lasting legacy that Luis Cañas has left for both his son and the Rioja Alavesa since his passing in December 2019. With 350 hectares of outstanding vineyards, split across 870 different plots, the viticultural department control every aspect. Each of the plots has its own personality and is categorised and used for different wines according to its characteristics.

All Bodegas Luis Cañas wines undergo a double selection process. The grape clusters are first sorted by hand and then checked a second time to ensure only the best are selected. Wines are aged in new French and American oak barrels from among the best cooperages in the world. The casks are renewed continuously with an average age of just three years.

A beautiful golden yellow colour with bright lemon-tinted reflections. On nose it is elegant with flowers, fruits and hazelnuts. The palate is dry with just enough acidity to keep it fresh and lively with a structured and flavoursome finish of ripe fruit.

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Located in Rioja · Spain

For more than a century the team at Luis Cañas has been devoted to running a top-quality vineyard. Traits of determination, effort and passion for doing things well have now been passed down through four generations of the same family.

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