Merchant Picks By Region

Merchant's Pick by region: Rioja

  1. 95 pts • WS Top 100 • The Envy Of Rioja!
    March 28, 2019

    An "Editor's Choice" and the #22 Top 100 Wine?

    That's a pretty rare combination!

    Throw in a bit of bottle age, and you have three-prongs of perfection.

    Call your butcher for your favorite cut of meat, break out the grill, pull the cork, and prepare to be...

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  2. Made In Only Outstanding Vintages!
    December 11, 2018

    "This is the most inviting kind of Rioja, melding its oak scents and delicate maturity of fruit into elegance." Wine & Spirit

    Made in only exceptional vintages, the 2009 La Rioja Alta, Gran Reserva 904 spends 3 years in oak and 2 years in bottle before release. It is intentionally...

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  3. "It Takes Your Breath Away." JS
    November 09, 2018

    "It takes your breath away." James Suckling

    Muga's "Prada Enea" Gran Reserva is made in only the best vintages. We last featured this wine in 2006. At that time, the current release was 1998!

    That was a stunning Tempranillo. And, so is this 2010! In fact, these two releases...

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  4. Spanish Sensation For Your Next Crustacean Creation!
    September 18, 2017

    We are entering the peak of lobster season in North America, which means supply will start increasing and pricing will begin to level off.

    If you are not in the mood for a buttery Chardonnay for your next crustacean creation, we highly recommend the 2014 Cune, "Monopole Classico"...

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  5. Some Things Are Worth The Wait
    November 09, 2016
    Swirl, sip and marvel. The highly prized Remirez de Ganuza Reserva is available just in time for the holidays.
        This Spanish sensation is known as, "The Latour of Rioja." Robert Parker
         After waiting five years...
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