2010 Vina Alberdi Reserva La Rioja Alta

The first major release from La Rioja Alta's 2010 vintage. La Rioja Alta are without a doubt one of the finest wineries in the region, if not Europe. It has been rated 95 points from James Suckling and actually features number 31 in his top Spanish wines of the year.


Glancing through some of the names which this wine beats into such a place, they would set you back as much per bottle as this does per case! 2010 is Wine Advocate’s highest rated Rioja vintage to date, it  is rated ‘Excellent’ by the Rioja Consejo Regulador, Decanter has called it “an excellent vintage” and Tim Atkin ranks it as a 5 star vintage. 2010 vintage is up there with the likes of 2005, 2004 and 2001. In a similar run to Bordeaux, they offer classic expressions of the region with impeccable purity, ripeness and structure.


The Vina Alberdi is produced from 100% Tempranillo, all farmed on estate-owned vineyards – a rarity in the region – and spends 2 years in American oak produced at the winery's own cooperage. They have control from grape to glass and with Rioja Alta’s unwavering dedication to producing astounding Rioja, this promises to be spectacular value.

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Average critic rating : 95.0 points



Ripe and intense aromas of strawberries and blackberries with hints of black ink. Savory notes, too. Full-bodied, chewy and focused with linear fruit and character. Very finely crafted. Drink or hold. Dec 2016, www.jamessuckling.com


FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.


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Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
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FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

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