Rioja


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Ri·o·ja

 (rē-ō′hə, -hä)
n.
Any of various wines, usually red, from the northern Spanish province of La Rioja and a few adjacent areas.

rioja

(riːˈəʊxə)
n
(Brewing) a red or white wine, with a distinctive vanilla bouquet and flavour, produced around the Ebro river in central N Spain
[C20: from La Rioja, the area where it is produced]

Ri•o•ja

(riˈoʊ hɑ)

n.
a dry red wine from the Rioja region of N Spain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rioja - dry red table wine from the Rioja region of northern Spain
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
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Major organization : JUNTA DE GOBIERNO DEL CONSORCIO DE AGUAS Y RESIDUOS DE LA RIOJA (P7690001H)
La Rioja has a better-than-average economic profile, with GDP per capita 7.
Spain produces great wines at every level, but it's the age worthy reds from Rioja that capture our imagination and stir our senses with their generous savoury flavours and powerful structure.
Not only are there many in-store tastings at Narberth, Aberystwyth and the Curado Bar in Cardiff, but they're also giving discounts on their wide range of Rioja.
Reds | Palacios Remondo Rioja Crianza La Montesa 2013, Spain (PS16.
Rioja was definitively bright, nutty, fruity and wide in notes of red ripe fruit.
Another firm favourite is Cune 2015, the white Rioja I usually turn to when I'm teaching young members of the wine trade, because it's everything white Rioja can and should be.
Granted, Rioja comes with certain ageing and grading standards that help define this region's wine - Crianza, Reserva, Grand Reserva all requiring progressively more time in barrel and bottle before they earn the name.
La Rioja cuenta con un total de 14 variedades de uva, que aportan diversidad a su produccion vinicola, pero manteniento la identidad y la diferenciacion.
PS30 for 6 Vina Del Cura Rioja Blanco Tesco Floral flavours with refreshing hints of citrus and tropical fruits puts this bargain basement wine at the sauvignon blanc end of the variety.
RAISE A GLASS WITH JANE CLARE Let's turn the tables and try a handful of whites from Rioja - and a rose too for good measure.
Last month, the control board honored "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria with its Prestigio Rioja prize.