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Rioja Vega Crianza 2017 Wine Review

Rioja Vega Crianza 2017

Rioja Vega Crianza 2017

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2021-2026

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rioja Vega

Agent: Azureau Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Rioja Vega Crianza 2017 is a full-bodied 90% Tempranillo and 10% Grenache red wine blend. Bright with ripe cherry, spiced plum, smoked meat and vanilla flavours on the palate. Tannins are fine and velvety. Excellent value under $20. Bodega Rioja Vega was established over 125 years ago.

Crianza food pairings: bison burgers, venison stew, stuffed venison flank.

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This Rioja Vega Crianza 2017 was reviewed on January 7, 2022 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Trent Mayers rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Rioja, unlike the rest of Europe, traditionally ages their wines in American oak. So, you can expect trademark cedary, smoky coconut and vanilla supporting grenadine, black and red cherry, and white pepper. The tannins are high, but not aggressive. It’s an excellent example of Rioja that matches with sautéed mushrooms and peppers with pork chops.
4 stars out of 5

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