2005 La Rioja Alta Rioja Viña Arana Reserva

2005 La Rioja Alta Rioja Viña Arana Reserva with grilled lamb tonight. Rioja and lamb is one of my favorite #wine and #food pairings. This one is very burgundy-esque with crushed berries, earth and orange peel. Lovely stuff and about $25 per bottle.

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2005 La Rioja Alta Rioja Viña Arana Reserva

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I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.

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