Rioja in three letters


Culmen, our number one

If there is a wine at Bodegas LAN which represents the maximum culmination of our know-how that is Culmen. A wine which is only made in vintages we consider to be extraordinary. An exclusive pleasure that with 2015 vintage reaches its ninth edition in our fifty years of history.

8000 from Marqués de Burgos. 8000 vines

LAN’s adventure in the Ribera del Duero reached the pinnacle of its expression with the 2012 vintage of 8000 de Marqués de Burgos, the first release of this wine. An adventure that started back in 2009, when we took our first cautious steps to increase our knowledge of the vineyard, […]

The unique wines of LAN

If choosing a variety, which represents Rioja, it would definitely be Tempranillo. The name comes from “temprano” meaning early, which describes the grapes early ripening characteristic. It is the most widely planted varietal because it is the best adapted to the soils and climate of Rioja.

The growth cycle at Viña Lanciano

Every year, in our Viña Lanciano vineyard we experience the different stages in the vine growth cycle. Weather conditions determine the start of some of the phases and the various tasks that we carry out in the vines.

Natural corridors at Viña Lanciano

In our vineyard we carry out various sustainable practices with the aim of preserving not just the quality of the raw material but also the natural environment in which it grows.  

Ageing in Spanish oak

One of LAN’s distinguishing traits is its innovation in ageing. More 20 years ago, we were pioneers in the use of hybrid barrels – with American oak staves and French oak bases, – which we continue to use for LAN Crianza and LAN Reserva. This incessant search for unique characteristics […]

LAN 7 METROS: the search for the right size

Scarcity and selection The barrels selected to age LAN 7 METRES are made from the few specimens of Spanish oak that grow to have least seven metres of trunk clear of branches and knots, each one selected for its exceptional growth. This 100% Tempranillo wine seeks to achieve a perfect […]

The people behind LAN: the field team’s lunch on pruning days

We usually start pruning our vines in January, when the vine sap is at rest, concentrated in the trunk, and the shoots are withered or dried. The shoots and stems, on which, until recently, the leaves grew, are gradually removed, leaving only the buds (10 to 13 per vine, as […]

News from LAN in Enofusión 2020

This year was the tenth edition of the first big event for professionals in the Spanish wine calendar, marking a decade of giving wine a leading role in the world of gastronomy. Taking place on the the 13, 14 and 15 January, the International Wine Congress, Enofusion, has established itself […]