2020 Telmo Rodriguez 'LZ' Tempranillo

Modern Rioja made without oak or artifice from a rebel of the region doing things old school.
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Telmo Rodríguez and Pablo Eguzkiza have been friends and business partners in crime for over three decades.

Since the late 1980s they have worked together to challenge and change perceptions of Spanish wine on the international stage.

The duo make wines like they were made in the 18th century - all about fruit, place and culture.

The fruit is hand picked into baskets, brought gently to the small concrete ferments and finished without a lick of oak.

What you get is a charming village wine, reminiscent of those that would have graced the tables of villages hundreds of years ago - with all the life, energy and rustic charm that reds from this part of the world should have.

LZ is a tribute to the village grape growers of the 1920's. A wine fermented in small concrete tanks with selected grapes from our organic vineyards in the village of Lanziego. With LZ, we want to keep alive that memory of taste.

Grapes from Lanziego, certified organic. Bushvines.

Manual harvest in boxes.

Naturally fermented with native yeasts. 6-7 months of aging in concrete tanks.

Soils: Located at an altitude of 500 to 700 meters. We find two types of soils, both of continental origin from the tertiary era. Some are developed on sandstone plateaus and are shallow, flat, stony, limy and of silty texture. The others are found on slopes on marls and are moderately deep, with gentle slopes, less stony, limy and of a very fine texture.

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    3 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    interesting

    This was great, loved it, I'm no wine writer but for me it somehow managed to be big and full yet interesting and pretty. A wine for those in the know I suspect who keep it to themselves as such small quantities available

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