Posana Featured Wine


La Rioja Alta Viña Ardanza Reserva Rioja, Spain 2015


A beautifully balanced, full-bodied red wine with equal parts power and finesse. From the historic La Rioja Alta winery, this is a traditionally styled Rioja has notes of stewed red fruits, vanilla, cinnamon, cocoa, coffee and nutmeg. A perfect pairing for rich, savory entrees like Ribeye with wild mushroom or Lamb Rack with hearty greens.


Award-Winning Wine Lists

Posana holds distinguished awards from Wine Spectator.  Posana was Asheville’s only independent restaurant in 2014 to be awarded Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence.  We have continued to achieve that level of recognition through 2018 when they kicked things up a notch and earned Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence, once again to be the only independent restaurant in Asheville to achieve this level of recognition.  Posana’s cellar focuses on sourcing wine from small production vineyards with a focus on organic, sustainable, or biodynamic growing and production principles.  Posana has maintained Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence consistently since 2018.  Recipients of  Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence offer a wine list displaying “an excellent breadth across multiple winegrowing regions and/or significant vertical depth of top producers, along with superior presentation. Typically offering 350 or more selections, these restaurants are destinations for serious wine lovers, showing a deep commitment to wine, both in the cellar and through their service team.”