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. 

Arjona Navajas, Rioja, Spain 2018
Bodegas Navajas
Arjona Rioja Navajas 2018
Arjona Navajas, Rioja, Spain 2018  95% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo with a touch of oak.  An elegant and stylish young Rioja. Light and easy drinking with strawberry fruit flavours in abundance with a lovely soft and silky finish. To complete...
£8.55
Bagordi Rioja Blanco, Cosecha 2018, Spain
Bodegas Bagordi
Bagordi Rioja Blanco Cosecha 2018
Bagordi Rioja Blanco, Cosecha 2018, Spain  Hand picked blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Garnacha Blanca grapes grown on organic land but not certified as such.  Straw gold in colour, clean and bright. Intense, fine, aromas suggestive of...
£9.00
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...
£9.00
Bianai Blanco Rioja 2018
Rioja Vega
Bianai Blanco Rioja 2018
Bianai Blanco Rioja 2018  51% Tempranillo blanco, 30% Viura and 19% Verdejo unoaked. This great value dry white Rioja has a brilliant, pale straw yellow colour with greenish hues.  Fruity, varietal bouquet, fresh mouthfeel with good balance...
£8.00
Bianai Tinto Joven, Rioja, 2018
Rioja Vega
Bianai Tinto Joven Rioja 2018
Bianai Tinto Joven, Rioja, 2018  1005 Tempranillo unoaked  This great value fresh young Rioja has a plum, brilliant and intense colour that preserves a purple colour from its youth with violet hues. Elegant on the nose. Well structured. Very...
£8.00
López de Haro Blanco, Rioja, Spain, 2018
Lopez de Haro
Lopez de Haro Rioja Blanco 2018
López de Haro Blanco, Rioja, Spain, 2018  100% Virua with two months in oak barrels.  Lovely fresh and crisp lemon and lime fruit flavours are abundant in this classic white Rioja. 
£9.99
Marqués de Cáceres Blanco, White Rioja, Spain 2018
Marques de Caceres
Marques de Caceres Blanco Rioja 2018
Marqués de Cáceres Blanco, White Rioja, Spain 2018  100% Viura  Very fresh notes of grapefruit and pears come through with a depth of minerals on the nose, resulting in a pleasant complexity. Good structure on the palate with...
£9.99
Muga Blanco White Barrel Fermented Rioja, Spain, 2018
Bodega Muga
Muga Blanco Barrel Fermented White Rioja 2018
Muga Blanco White Barrel Fermented Rioja, Spain, 2018  Viura 90%, Malvasia 10%, with 3 months in French Oak  Bright Straw colour, on the nose complex fruity aromas of peach, apple and pineapple as well as delicate hints of vanilla from...
£12.90
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Muga Rosado (Rosé), Bodegas Muga,  Rioja, Spain, 2018
Bodega Muga
Muga Rosado Rioja 2018
Muga Rosado (Rosé), Bodegas Muga,  Rioja, Spain, 2018  60% Garnacha, 30% Viura and 10% Tempranillo, ageing: 3 months in oak.  Bright salmon colour. On the nose, one finds intense aromas of exotic fruit: raspberry,...
£11.90
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...
£9.30
Rioja Vega Tinto, Semi Crianza, Rioja, Spain 2018
Rioja Vega
Rioja Vega Semi Crianza 2018
Rioja Vega Tinto, Semi Crianza, Rioja, Spain 2018  90% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha in oak for four months. This Semi-Crianza style (4 months in oak) Rioja is a great new addition to our range. Plum, brilliant and intense colour that preserves a...
£9.00
Rioja Vega Vino Tinto 2018
Rioja Vega
Rioja Vega Vino Tinto 2018
Vega Rioja, Spain, 2018     80% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo, 15% Garnacha with 12 months in American oak.  A bright wine. Complex array of aromas on the nose, with notes of red fruits and liquorice and subtle hints of toast, spices and...
£10.15