Rioja is a D.O.Ca. wine region in Northern Spain
(Denominación de Origen Calificada).
Red Cherry. Raspberry. Blueberry.
Plum. Dried Fig.
Red Rioja is a typical Lamb wine.Spanish. Moroccan. American. Indian.
Hard Sheep Cheese. Manchego.
Crianza 15-16°C (59-61°F)
Reserva 16-18°C (61-64°F)
Rioja wines are normally a blend of various grape varieties. A typical blend consists of approximately 60% Tempranillo and up to 20% Garnacha.
Rioja is classified in 4 categories: