Spain's most famous regional wine featuring Tempranillo grapes. Wines are known for their savory, dusty flavors and ability to age. Rioja is one of few European winemaking zones that enlists the use of American oak barrels.
- Body: Medium-Full
- Sweetness: Dry
- Tannin: Medium-High
- Acidity: Medium-High
- Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV
Rioja and lamb is the ultimate; dusty tannins crave the tender fat capped meat. Also try chorizo enhanced dishes, roasted pork, or chicken.
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