8 Stunning Riojas for $23 or Less

These new reviews of value reds from the top Spanish region show Tempranillo's impressive quality and affordability

8 Stunning Riojas for $23 or Less
Marqués de Cáceres, in Rioja's La Rioja Alta subregion, is well-regarded for its affordable Tempranillo and Viura wines.
Oct 29, 2020

Rioja produces wines of impressive quality and potentially strong value, which has helped make it one of Spain's best-known regions. This reputation is highlighted in this week's selection of reds from the region. Most of them are from the 2017 vintage, and they all offer friendly prices.

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