Lacus is situated in Aldeanueva de Ebro in the Rioja Baja and is owned by Luis Arnedo. He owns 15 hectares across 7 parcels including a number of old vine parcels, planted by his grandfather. Luis works closely with his consultant and fellow winemaker, Frenchman Olivier Rivère, to produce some of the most exciting and innovative wines from Rioja Baja. Total production is just 20,000 bottles across the four wines of his Inedito (unpublished) range. All the wines have wonderful purity and freshness which defy the heat and default style of the region.
Inédito Turrax Blanco Single vineyard blend of Maturana Blanca and Turruntés, 70% is aged in old French oak for 5 months. Inédito Blanco Garnacha Blanca (there are only a few examples in Rioja, all of them relatively new) made with 50 year-old vines and aged for seven months in barrel. Inédito 3/3 (Tempranillo, Garnacha and Graciano) The flagship red. Lively, juicy and very bright fruit. 8 months in tank on the lees. Inédito S is a rare blend of 60% Graciano and 40% Garnacha. This spends 5 months in old French oak, 2 months in an ‘egg’ flextank and then finally stainless steel.
|Rioja Inedito Turrax|
|O||Maturana Blanca, Turruntes|
|Rioja Inedito Blanco|
|O||Garnacha Blanca (Grenache Blanc)|
|Rioja Inedito 3/3|
|O||Tempranillo, Garnacha (Grenache), Graciano|
|Rioja Inedito Selection|
|V , VF , O||Graciano, Garnacha (Grenache)|
|Rioja Inedito Turrax||O||Maturana Blanca, Turruntes|
|Rioja Inedito Blanco||O||Garnacha Blanca (Grenache Blanc)|
|Rioja Inedito 3/3||O||Tempranillo, Garnacha (Grenache), Graciano|
|Rioja Inedito Selection||V , VF , O||Graciano, Garnacha (Grenache)|