Hong Kong | Hazaña Rioja – Our Newest Spanish Red

By December 19, 2016 Blog, Hong Kong, News No Comments

We’re announcing the exciting arrival of a brand new wine – the Hazaña Rioja from Spanish winery Bodegas Abanico.

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This rich red wine comes from the prestigious Spanish wine region of Rioja DOC. It’s a dense, ruby colored wine with aromas of black currants, cedar and a touch of vanilla. It was awarded an exceptional rating of 92 from esteemed wine critic Robert Parker. 

The story of the winery, Bodegas Abanico, is in many ways a love story. The Spanish winery is the project of Núria Altès and her partner, British born Rafael De Haan. 

Nuria Altès & Rafael De Haan

Nuria Altès & Rafael De Haan

Rafael joined the UK wine trade in 2000 but, after travelling to wineries in Argentina and Chile, decided that his place was amongst vines rather than in an office. Nuria made her career in wine through her work at Cellar Batea, the largest winery in the Terra Alta region (in fact, despite owning 50% of Bodegas Abanico, she still remains Head of Exports for the winery), but her family has been making wine in the Terra Alta region for generations. It’s her unwavering enthusiasm for the wines of her home that has in part motivated her in her journey to one of the more important names in modern Spanish wine.

The Vinas Viejas Hazaña Rioja is available for instant delivery in Hong Kong NOW for HK$ 160. 

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