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 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...
£31.00
Bodegas Muga Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 5 Litre 2011
Bodega Muga
Muga Reserva Rioja 2011 5 Litre
Bodegas Muga Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 5 Litre 2011  A blend of 70% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha, 7% Mazuelo and 3% Graciano.  Very dominant red and black fruit (blackberry, redcurrant, wild plum), fine leather aromas that mingle with the...
£225.00
Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco Colección, La Rioja, Spain, 2017
Rioja Vega
Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco Coleccion 2017
Rioja Vega Tempranillo Blanco Colección, La Rioja, Spain, 2017  100% Tempranillo Blanco with six months on its lees in french oak.  Straw-yellow color, glyceride, very bright. Complex and expressive aromas, intense notes of...
£14.00
Tahon de Tobelos Reserva Rioja 2012
Bodegas Tobelos
Tahon de Tobelos Reserva Rioja 2012
Tahon de Tobelos, Reserva, La Rioja, Rioja, Spain, 2012  100% Tempranillo. A manual harvest and rigorous selection is used for this incredible wine. Aged for 14 months in new American oak barrels, bottled and then aged another 22 months before...
£26.25
Tobelos Crianza Rioja, La Rioja, Spain, 2015
Bodegas Tobelos
Tobelos Crianza Rioja 2015
Tobelos Crianza Rioja, La Rioja, Spain, 2015  100% Tempranillo, manually harvested from on average 30-year-old vines located at the foot of the Sierra Cantabria near the villages of Brinas, Haro and San Vicente de La Sonsierra. 100%...
£14.75