Rioja

Rioja wines are made in the area surrounding the City of Logrono in Northern Spain. Red, white and rosé wines are produced. D.O.C. Rioja Red wines are classified into four categories.

The first, simply labeled Rioja, is the youngest, spending less than a year in an oak aging barrel. A Crianza is wine aged for at least two years, at least one of which was in oak. Rioja Reserva is aged for at least three years, of which at least one year is in oak. Rioja Gran Reserva wines have been aged at least two years in oak and three years in bottle. A Semi-Crianza style, is for the wines that have had a couple of months oak influence but not enough to be called a full Crianza. The designation of Crianza, Reserva etc. might not always appear on the front label but may appear on a neck or back label in the form of a stamp designation known as Consejo. 

Cerro Anon Crianza 2016, Rioja Alta, Spain
Bodegas Olarra
Cerro Anon Rioja Crianza 2016
Cerro Anon Crianza 2016, Rioja Alta, Spain  A blend of 80% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 10% Mazuelo and Graciano. Matured for 14 months in oak and at least 8 months in bottle.  A fine example of Crianza Rioja. An intensely...
£10.49
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja Half Bottle 2016
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja Half Bottle 2016
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja, Half Bottle, 2016, Spain  Grape varieties, 90% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha all hand picked.  Savoury and classic unoaked young Rioja, mid to deep mauve red with a violet tinged rim, clean and with good legs. A...
£5.00
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja, Half Bottle, 2017, Spain
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja Half Bottle 2017
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja, Half Bottle, 2017, Spain  90% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha organic fruit all hand picked.  Savoury and classic unoaked young Rioja, mid to deep mauve red with a violet tinged rim, clean and with good legs. A bouquet...
£5.00
Bagordi Crianza Rioja 2015, Northern Spain
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Crianza 2015
Bagordi Crianza Rioja 2015, Northern Spain     Grape variety, Tempranillo and Graciano all hand picked grown on organic land but not certified as such.  A classic Crianza, bright ruby with expressive aromas of oak, nuts,...
£12.50
Bagordi Crianza Rioja 2016, Northern Spain
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Crianza 2016
Bagordi Crianza Rioja 2016, Northern Spain    Grape variety, Tempranillo and Graciano all hand picked grown on organic land but not certified as such.  A classic Crianza, bright ruby with expressive aromas of oak, nuts, vanilla...
£12.50
Bagordi Gran Reserva Rioja 2001
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Gran Reserva Rioja 2001
Bagordi Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2001  60% Tempranillo 40% Graciano with a minimum of 24 months of barrel aging and more than 5 years of bottle aging.  Very full and varied flavour, suggestions of ripe red fruit, recently...
£32.50
Bagordi Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2005
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Gran Reserva Rioja 2005
Bagordi Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2005  70% Tempranillo 30% Graciano with a minimum of 18 months of barrel aging and more than 3 years of bottle aging.  Fleshy and tasty in the mouth, red and black stone fruits, with a slightly...
£32.50
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja, Spain, 2017
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Rioja Cosecha 2017
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja, Spain, 2017 85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 5% Graciano all hand picked with 3 months in oak.  A deep red makes this young wine so attractive. A fruity nose, with a background of mocha and vanilla notes makes for...
£8.25
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja, Spain, 2018
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Rioja Cosecha 2018
Bagordi Cosecha Rioja, Spain, 2018   85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 5% Graciano all hand picked with 3 months in oak.  A deep red makes this young wine so attractive. A fruity nose, with a background of mocha and vanilla...
£8.60
Bagordi Rioja Reserva 2005
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Rioja Reserva 2005
Bagordi Rioja Reserva 2005, Spain   Grape variety, 100% Tempranillo, 18 months in French Oak barrels  A classic, elegant and well rounded Reserva from an excellent vintage. Clean and bright cherry colour, with expressive aromas of...
£16.00
Bagordi Rioja Rosado, Cosecha, 2018, Spain
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Rioja Rosado Cosecha 2018
Bagordi Rioja Rosado, Cosecha, 2018, Spain   Grape variety, 100% Garnacha, the grapes are all hand picked while the acids are still fresh, allowed to soak on the skins for 18 hours and then pressed off for fermentation in tank grown...
£9.50
Bagordi Rioja Rosado, Cosecha, 2019, Spain
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Rioja Rosado Cosecha 2019
Bagordi Rioja Rosado, Cosecha, 2019, Spain  Grape variety, 100% Garnacha, the grapes are all hand picked while the acids are still fresh, allowed to soak on the skins for 18 hours and then pressed off for fermentation in tank grown...
£9.50
Cerro Anon Crianza 2017, Rioja Alta, Spain
Bodegas Olarra
Cerro Anon Rioja Crianza 2017
Cerro Anon Crianza 2017, Rioja Alta, Spain  A blend of 80% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 10% Mazuelo and Graciano. Matured for 14 months in oak and at least 8 months in bottle.  A fine example of Crianza Rioja. An intensely...
£10.49
Navardia Organic Rioja Joven 2018
Bodegas Bagordi
Navardia Organic Rioja Joven 2018
Navardia Organic Rioja Joven 2018, Spain  Grape variety Tempranillo 85%, Garnacha 10%, Graciano 5% all hand picked. Joven is an unoaked fresh style of Rioja. A deep colour, intense red-purple hue, dark red tear, clean and bright...
£9.70