Founded in 1972, Bodegas LAN was named after the initials of the 3 provinces in the Rioja Designation of Origin: Logrono (La Rioja), Alava and Navarra. Bodegas LAN has a privileged 70 hectare estate on the banks of the Ebro River called Vina Lanciano, growing 60 hectares of the Tempranillo, and 10 hectares of the Mazuelo grape variety. LAN prides itself in achieving an optimal mix of artisanal methods and advanced technology to achieve its award-winning wines. To achieve the characteristic plenitude, roundness and sharpness of the LAN wines, American, Allier French and central European oak casks are used in the wine-ageing process.
LAN CRIANZA and GRAN RESERVA – Silver Medal at Challenge International du Vin du France.
LAN CRIANZA – ‘Best Wine from the Old World”, The Wine Trials, USA
LAN RESERVA – Gold Medal at London International Wine Challenge.
Gold Medal at London International Wine Challenge and at Challenge International du Vin du France last year.
SANTIAGO RUIZ White wine
LAN CRIANZA 2005 Red wine
LAN RESERVA 2004 Red wine
LAN EDICION LIMITADA 2005 Red wine
LAN GRAN RESERVA 2001 Red wine
VIÑA LANCIANO 2001 Red wine
Venue April 16th
EL FARO RESTAURANT (Private Function room)
3 Turnberry Quay
LONDON E14 9RD
ACEITUNAS, BOQUERONES & GAMBAS AL AJILLO Olives, anchovies and king size prawns cooked in virgin olive oil with garlic and chillies
TERRINA DE IBERICO RELLENA DE VERDURITAS Y SU SALSA Pan fried Iberian suckling pig terrine stuffed with vegetables
ARROZ CREMOSO DE PATO, JUDIAS Y ESPARRAGOS Creamy rice with duck, beans and green asparagus
RULOS DE LECHAL CON CAVIAR DE BERENJENA Baby lamb rolls with aubergine caviar
CARRILLERAS DE CERDO IBERICO CON EMULSION DE PATATA TRUFADA Iberian pork cheeks with potato emulsion and black truffle
SOLOMILLO DE BUEY A LA PARRILLA, Y HIERVAS PROVENZALES CON PASTELITOS DE PATATA Y QUESO Grilled Northern Spanish fillet-steak served with ‘potatoes and cheese’ mini cakes
The wine-tasting evening for this prestigious ‘bodega’ will commence at 7pm with the serving of canapés and wine. The presentation of each wine and the service of the meal will begin at 7.30pm. The host will introduce and discuss each wine individually and each will be accompanied by a carefully selected dish designed by chef, Javier Capella to enhance the flavor and character of the wine.