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2008 Luis Canas Rioja Gran Reserva - 91 PTS - VINOUS

vinous logo 250"Ruby-red. A highly perfumed bouquet displays aromas of fresh red and dark berries, pipe tobacco and peppery spices, with subtle licorice and floral nuances adding complexity. Smoky, deeply pitched blackberry and bitter cherry flavors are lifted by a mineral note that adds back end nerviness. Gentle tannins shape the finish, which shows very good clarity and lingering florality. - Josh Raynolds"

- Antonio Galloni's Vinous (November 2015), 91 pts

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2008 Luis Canas Rioja Gran Reserva - 95 PTS + PLATINUM BEST IN SHOW - DECANTER

 decanter platinum 2016 logo"Since 2011 is held annually in Hong Kong the Decanter Asia Wine Awards, one of the largest wine competitions in the world and maximum reference in the Asian market. The competition recognized internationally for its rigorous selection process of tasting and gives maximum award the Platinum Best in Show which considers the wine named best of their country. You reach it through the tasting of wines that have previously achieved the Gold Medal decide what Platinum Awards and the subsequent tasting of these will result in the Platinum Best in Show.
LUIS CAÑAS RESERVA 2008 was one of the 15 fortunate among 2,854 wines tasted lead in getting the quality of the wines of their respective countries with a score of 95 points. He was accompanied in the medal Luis Cañas Reserva 2010 Family Selection with 90 points.
A wine made from vines more than 50 years of Tempranillo (95%) and Graciano (55) varieties harvested in small boxes, and whose clusters and grains were selected double table growing up then for 24 months in new barrels. A wine that seeks to recover the essence of Gran Reserva, i.e., a Great Wine made in the best vintages and whose elegance and subtlety make it a really huge wine."

- Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2016 (November 3rd 2016), PLATINUM BEST IN SHOW + 95 PTS

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2010 Luis Canas Rioja Gran Reserva - 92 PTS - WA

wa92"On the contrary, the 2010 Gran Reserva feels quite integrated and polished, with classical aromas of forest floor, mushrooms, tobacco and red and black berry fruit, all of it in a subtle and harmonious way. The palate feels quite compact, balanced and polished, with fine tannins and very tasty flavors. This is a great Gran Reserva. 20,000 bottles produced."

- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Issue #226, August 2016), 92 pts

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2011 Luis Canas Rioja Gran Reserva - 90 PTS - WA

wa90"Cropped from a ripe vintage, the 2011 Gran Reserva is mostly Tempranillo with 5% Graciano, aged in new French barriques for 12 months followed by a further year in used American oak barrels. It's chewy and juicy, with fruit from a ripe vintage that takes well the long aging in barrel. It's balsamic and spicy, an updated version of a classical Rioja, clean and pleasant. 39,200 bottles produced. - Luis Gutiérrez"
- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Issue #235, February 2018), 90 pts

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