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The Rioja Denomination of Origin was created in 1991. La Rioja, together with the D.O. El Priorat, are the only two appellations of origin in Spain that have obtained the category of Qualified Designation of Origin (D.O.Ca). These denominations are obliged to comply with much stricter regulations since their level of protection is greater. Wines...
The Rioja Denomination of Origin was created in 1991. La Rioja, together with the D.O. El Priorat, are the only two appellations of origin in Spain that have obtained the category of Qualified Designation of Origin (D.O.Ca). These denominations are obliged to comply with much stricter regulations since their level of protection is greater. Wines that wish to opt for the D.O.Ca must also have been produced in a region with D.O. at least for a period of ten years.
The Rioja Denomination of Origin is located in the Ebro Valley, and limits, to the north with the Sierra de Cantabria and to the south with the Sierra de la Demanda. The La Rioja area encompasses three Autonomous Communities: La Rioja, for the most part, Navarra and a small part of Euskadi. Rioja wines are consumed practically all over the world, with the markets of Great Britain, Germany, the United States and Switzerland being the most demanding. In total, exports of Rioja wines account for more than 30% of total production.
The wines of Appellation of Origin Rioja are characterized by very balanced wines in terms of alcohol content, with good color and acidity, good body and structure, with a smooth and elegant flavor. They are velvety wines when they grow old and fruity when they are young.
The grape varieties currently authorized by the Regulation of D. O. Ca. Rioja are:
Red grapes: Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo and Maturana Tinta.
White grapes: Viura, Malvasía, Garnacha Blanca, Tempranillo Blanco, Maturana Blanca, Torrontés, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Verdejo.
Lan Crianza 2017 is a red wine with great personality and ideal for tapas. Lan Winery aims to deal with the greatest respect grape, while preserving the characteristics of the vineyard in each of the stages of fermentation both in barrels and bottles
Prado Enea 2014, made with tempranillo, mazuelo, garnacha and graciano, has seemed to us a consistent and well structured wine, with very well integrated wood and a tasty aftertaste. A great wine Since 1932 in the historic district of Haro Station and following traditional procedures linked to technology, Muga produces wines of the highest quality.
Magnum Sierra Cantabria Selección 2019 is a red wine from D.O. Rioja made by Bodega Sierra Cantabria. The cellar, founded by D. Guillermo Eguren in 1957, is located in the Riojan town of San Vicente de la Sonsierra, between the Ebro River and the Sierra de Cantabria.
Plácet de Valtomelloso Blanco 2018 is a wine that stands out for its dynamism, its volatile maturity and its class. The character of the wines of Palacios Remondo is a complex and singular sum, built over time on a wine culture that goes back more than 2000 years.