Cellar Notes brings you a range of rioja wines.
$=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
* = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
Bodega Cerrolaza "Aticus" Rioja Crianza '09 * $
(Simple and rustic, very dark and brooding)
La Rioja Alta Viña Alberdi Reserva '07 **1/2 $$
(A classic light-medium bodied Rioja, fully mature now)
Bernonia Rioja Crianza '10 **1/2 $
(Full-flavored, deep, graceful, far from heavy)
Burgo Viejo Rioja Reserva '06 **1/2 $
(Very deep, velvety smooth, but quite tannic)
Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Reds Wine and Spirits.