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. 

El Ternero Seleccion Crianza Rioja 2013
Hacienda
El Ternero Seleccion Crianza Rioja 2013
El Ternero Seleccion, Crianza, Rioja 2013  Made from 100% Tempranillo, this limited edition Crianza spends 14 months in French oak barrels. A deep ruby colour with notes of violets and fresh herbs on the nose. The palate is soft with black...
£13.99
Marques de Murrieta Reserva Rioja 2013
Marques de Murrieta
Marques de Murrieta Reserva Rioja 2013
Marqués de Murrieta Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2013  86% Tempranillo, 8% Garnacha, 4% Mazuelo and 2% Graciano. 18 Months in 225 litre American Oak barrels.  This wine exhibits a dense, bright cherry colour with a appealing, big and spicy...
£18.00
Ramon Bilbao Rioja Edicion Limitada Magnum 2013
Bodegas Ramon Bilbao
Ramon Bilbao Rioja Edicion Limitada Magnum 2013
Ramon Bilbao Rioja Edicion Limitada Magnum, Spain, 2013   100% Tempranillo. Fourteen months in new French and American oak casks and aged in bottle for a further ten months.  An intense cherry red colour. On the nose fine fruit aromas with...
£33.50