WHEN IT COMES TO BOTTLES, SIZE DOES MATTER

WHEN IT COMES TO BOTTLES, SIZE DOES MATTER

19 September, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

The most commonly used size of wine bottle has a capacity of 750ml. Some theories state that this unit was established by the Romans as a daily ration for their soldiers. When glass was introduced, the measure was conserved, as artisans could produce this recipient by blowing just once, which was not possible with a larger bottle.

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LAN XTRÈME: OUR COMMITMENT TO THE LAND

LAN XTRÈME: OUR COMMITMENT TO THE LAND

8 June, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

Throughout our more than 45 years of history, we have been faithful to our basic principle: “that winemaking starts with vine growing.” This pioneering vision of the care for the raw material and the importance of the origin has formed part of LAN’s DNA to the present day.

Respect for the vineyard ecosystem has been and continues to be, the top priority in our value stream and a constant guide for the work of our field team and the technicians in the winery.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BOTTLE MATURATION

THE IMPORTANCE OF BOTTLE MATURATION

28 March, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

Today we are going to talk about a process that all the wines produced in Bodegas LAN go through after spending time in barrels: bottle ageing.

Once bottled, wine undergoes a natural evolution with important changes influenced by the reductive environment that it finds itself in. Wine improves during this stage and becomes more complex and elegant.

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IS SNOW GOOD FOR VINES?

IS SNOW GOOD FOR VINES?

8 March, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

The last few days have been very cold across Spain and many landscapes and vineyards, including Viña Lanciano, have been blanketed with snow. Contrary to what many people think, heavy snowfall actually has a positive affect on vine growth and health.

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SULPHITES: MYTH AND LEGEND

SULPHITES: MYTH AND LEGEND

31 January, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

The term sulphite is a concept that is often mentioned by wine enthusiasts when referring to sulphur dioxide (SO2). It is a preservative that is used frequently in the production of wine and other foodstuffs, due to its antioxidant and antibacterial properties.  We can find it on food labels under the numbers E-220 to E-228.

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MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION IN BARREL

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION IN BARREL

11 January, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

One of the natural processes that shape the personality of the wines that come from our Viña Lanciano estate is malolactic fermentation in barrel.

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