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
Gustales Crianza Rioja 2015
Bodegas Navajas
Gustales Crianza Rioja 2015
Gustales Crianza, Bodegas Navajas, Rioja, Spain 2015  A blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha with 6 months in oak with a minimum of 24 months ageing.  This classic appealing Rioja, starts with an intense bouquet of red summer fruits,...
£10.25
Urbina Gran Reserva Especial, Rioja, 1994
Bodegas Urbina
Urbina Gran Reserva Especial 1994
Urbina Gran Reserva Especial, Rioja, 1994  90% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo. This wine comes from the best grapes from the Estate, all from vines over 20 years. Fermentation at 28 º C and macerated the last 28 days, followed by 24...
£30.00
Bodegas Urbina Gran Reserva, Rioja Alta, 2004
Bodegas Urbina
Urbina Gran Reserva Rioja 2004
Bodegas Urbina Gran Reserva, Rioja Alta, 2004  90% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo. Aged 24 months in American oak casks and 36 months in bottle.  Reddish-garnet, splendid ripe, complex nose, harmonious,...
£25.00