Cards of Wine

Oaked White Rioja (Spain)

White Rioja is produced with different styles:
Crisp Unoaked
Lightly Oaked
Heavily Oaked

Profile

Body
Sweetness
Fruit
Acidity

Food Pairing Lightly Oaked

A lightly oaked White Rioja pairs well with the same food as Chardonnay :

Spanish Salt Cod (Bacalao).
Paella with Rice.
Spanish Ham (Serrano).
Asparagus.

Food Pairing Heavily Oaked

A heavily oaked White Rioja pairs better with heavier dishes:

Grilled Tuna.
Rich Lobster Dishes.
Fish Stew. Rich Fish Dishes.
Chicken or Pork with Creamy Sauce.
Grilled Pork or Veal Chops.

Serving temperatures:
Oaked 10-12°C (50-54°F)