Rioja

Rioja

"In a nutshell: Spain's most famous red...

Rioja has traditionally been American oak's most expressive ambassador. The wine is made from a blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache) grapes aged for a considerable number of years in the sweet, vanilla-scented warmth of small American oak barrels. The result of this prolonged ageing was to allow a high proportion of phenolics to be left behind in the bottom of the barrel, making bottled rioja a relatively pale, gentle, soft wine reminiscent of strawberries and stewed fruit. It was this flattering, easily appreciated character, and the fact that fully mature examples did not cost very much, that made Rioja the first non-French wine to woo non-Spanish wine drinkers in the late 1970s" - Jancis Robinson

 

Map courtesy: Decanter

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    Tentenublo Tinto Rioja 2016

    Region: Spain, Rioja

    RRP $35.00

    NOW $31.00

    Low Stock (4 in store)


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    Urbina Vinos Gran Reserva Especial 1996

    Region: Spain, Rioja

    Region: Spain, Rioja

    Varieties: Tempranillo with some Mazuelo and Graciano

    RRP $98.00

    NOW $87.00

    Currently in stock


  3. Bozeto de Exopto Rioja 2018

    Region: Spain, Rioja

    A wine from the masters of juiciness!

    Tempranillo and Granciano blend.

    $23.85 by the dozen $26.50 per bottle

    Currently in stock


  4. $52.20 by the dozen $58.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (2 in store)


  5. Palacios Remondo La Vendimia Rioja 2018

    Region: Spain, Rioja

    Alvaro Palacios' cuvee made from Tempranillo and Garnacha in a modern style showcasing fresh, young and juicy red fruit, alongside round and lush tannins. 

    $34.20 by the dozen $38.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (15 in store)


  6. Palacios Remondo La Vendimia Rioja 2017

    Region: Spain, Rioja

    " ...Gentle, earthily-fruited, classy, delicious.” - Spanish Acquisition

    $31.50 by the dozen $35.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (6 in store)


  7. Urbina Vinos Reserva Especial 2005

    Region: Spain, Rioja

    Region: Spain, Rioja

    Varieties:  Tempranillo with Mazuelo and Graciano

    $63.00 by the dozen $70.00 per bottle

    Currently in stock


  8. Valencisco Rioja Reserva 2012

    Region: Spain, Rioja

     "graceful, spicy and beautifully nuanced"

    95 points -- Tim Atkin!

    $55.80 by the dozen $62.00 per bottle

    Low Stock (3 in store)