8 Riojas with Time on Their Side

These newly reviewed reds range from three to 10 years old, showing the Spanish appellation's diversity of styles

8 Riojas with Time on Their Side
Marqués de Murrieta's founder moved the winery to the Ygay Estate in the late 1870s. (Courtesy of Marqués de Murrieta)
Jun 6, 2019

Rioja is Spain's best-known winemaking region, notable most of all for its bold, earthy reds. Today's selection features eight wines that span from the 2009 to 2016 vintages, expressing various degrees of oak aging and time in bottle.

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