Located in the heart of La Rioja Alta, synonymous with prestige and winemaking tradition, the name of LAN comes from the initials of the three provinces that make up this Designation of Origin: Logroño (today La Rioja), Alava and Navarra.
A maximum selection of raw materials and the use of oak wood are more suitable bases that support the production of red wines with strong personality upbringing, being the star of the Tempranillo entire range variety.
LAN has the privilege of having the "most spectacular vineyards of La Rioja," Viña Lanciano, an estate of 72 hectares surrounded by the Ebro river and whose location, soil, microclimate and age of the vines (35 to 60) obtain a permit extraordinary raw material, from which 3 are produced premium wines of the house: Viña Lanciano, and LAN Culmen Hand.
La Vina Lanciano is manually harvested in full, thus ensuring a maximum quality of the fruit that comes complete with a double selection in the cellar, both as grain cluster. Currently, LAN is one of the wineries in Rioja that more grapes processed by hand.
The aging is where most the innovative character of the house, a stage of 80 x 80 meters, with vaulted wooden ceiling, the automation system is pioneer in the world can be seen. The process of developing this winery gives its wines a unique personality, allowing them to carry out a process of aging in oak selected from different coopers world. LAN is also pioneering the use of barrels (American and French) mixed oak and oak Caucasus.
The result is a complete range of wines on the one hand brings together the most traditional of La Rioja Crianza Lan, Lan Lan Reserva and Gran Reserva; and on the other the latest Wine estate or high-end line: LAN D-12, Vina Lanciano, Culmen and Lan Hand. They have won numerous awards from national and international critics, this being the only Spanish winery in 3 consecutive years has been selected in the TOP 100 World by Wine Spectator magazine reference list with headquarters in New York