8 Vibrant Values from Rioja

New reviews of Tempranillo-based Spanish reds for $20 and less

8 Vibrant Values from Rioja
Bodegas Bilbainas, founded in 1901, now owns 617 acres of vineyards in La Rioja.
Apr 30, 2020

Spain’s Rioja region classifies its wines by how much time they spend aging in oak and in bottle before being released. This week’s selection highlights Rioja’s red crianzas, which must be aged for a minimum of two years before release, including one year in barrel.

Tasting Highlights' wine reviews are fresh out of the tasting room, offering a sneak peek of our editors' most recent scores and notes to WineSpectator.com members.

Member-Only Content

Premium Subscription

Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 386,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.

Start Free 30-day Trial

Already a member? Sign In

You Might Also Like

8 Argentine Malbec Values for $18 or Less

8 Argentine Malbec Values for $18 or Less

Argentina's Mendoza region is home to many of the world's most revered Malbecs, from …

Aug 6, 2020
Top-Rated Pop-Tops: 15 Recommended Wines in Cans

Top-Rated Pop-Tops: 15 Recommended Wines in Cans

The number and quality of whites, reds and rosés in cans is on the rise. From California …

Aug 3, 2020
8 Bright Rosé Values from Southern France

8 Bright Rosé Values from Southern France

Tour the south of France with these new reviews of bright and juicy rosés from the Southern …

Jul 30, 2020
9 Knockout California Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points

9 Knockout California Pinot Noirs at 90+ Points

New reviews of outstanding Pinot Noirs from Sonoma, Santa Barbara, Mendocino and beyond

Jul 27, 2020
8 Food-Friendly Tuscan Reds at 90+ Points

8 Food-Friendly Tuscan Reds at 90+ Points

Diverse Sangiovese-based wines from Chianti, Montalcino and Montepulciano, all priced …

Jul 23, 2020
8 Napa Cabernet Sauvignons for $40 or Less

8 Napa Cabernet Sauvignons for $40 or Less

New reviews of California Cabernet values that deliver the goods without breaking the bank

Jul 20, 2020