New From Rioja | WYPR

New From Rioja

Jan 6, 2021

White wine
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Spain's most famous region, Rioja, is a versatile choice for winter reds and whites.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

 

Ontanon Rioja Tempranillo Blanco **  $  VALUE

Rarely seen white grape, floral, complex, rounded, generous flavors.

 

Ontanon Rioja Viura Blanco Akemi '17  **1/2  $  VALUE

Designed as a sushi wine, it delivers, a perfect match for seafood.

 

Ontanon Rioja Crianza '17 **1/2  $  VALUE

Oak aged, silky texture, elegant fruit, fine structure.

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

Click on the links for direct ordering and home delivery.