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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REPORT ON THE 2017 HARVEST IN VIÑA LANCIANO

REPORT ON THE 2017 HARVEST IN VIÑA LANCIANO

11 January, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

The period of hectic activity in the vineyard and winery now seems very far away.  Those times when we looked up at the sky praying for good weather, the supervision of tasks and equipment, and the picking of grapes for sampling.  The harvest is a time of upheaval when a large part of the year’s efforts can be undermined by climatic conditions.
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