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. 

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,...
£12.00
Marqués de Cáceres Crianza, Rioja, Spain, 2015
Marques de Caceres
Marques de Caceres Crianza Rioja 2015
Marqués de Cáceres Crianza, Rioja, Spain, 2015  85% Tempranillo 15% Graciano and garnacha tinta, aged in oak for 12 months.  Classic Rioja Crianza, a dark ruby red colour. Fresh notes of red berries on the nose enriched by...
£11.99
Bodegas Muga Reserva, Rioja, Haro, Spain, 2015
Bodega Muga
Muga Reserva Rioja 2015
Bodegas Muga Reserva, Rioja, Haro, Spain, 2015  Grape varieties, a blend of Tempranillo 70%, garnacha 20%, mazuelo and graciano 10%, aged for 24 months in oak and at least 12 months in the bottle.  Black cherry red with garnet...
£16.85
Ramon Bilbao Rioja Edición Limitada, Spain, 2015
Bodegas Ramon Bilbao
Ramon Bilbao Rioja Edicion Limitada 2015
Ramon Bilbao Rioja Edición Limitada, Spain, 2015  Grape variety, 100% Tempranillo  This exceptional and unusual Rioja is made from 40 year old Tempranillo vines grown in the Rioja Alta, fourteen months in new French and American...
£17.49