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Magazine Archives: Jan. 31 - Feb. 28, 2002

R. López de Heredia

Rijoa's glorious anachronism
Thomas Matthews
Issue: January 31, 2002

The wines can deliver the same character, harmony and ageability that mark Viña Tondonia and Viña Bosconia, the flagship wines of Rioja's glorious anachronism. "We don't make wine for the market," explains Mercedes López de Heredia, the animated winemaker who runs the bodega her great-grandfather Rafael López de Heredia y Landeta founded in 1877.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 2002.

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