Humble Bottle #16: Spanish Wines (La Rioja Region)

Begin the delightful discovery of Spanish wines! (1st in a 3 part series)

Featured Wines

Classification

• Denominación de Origen Calificada (DOC) – Superior quality

• Denominación de Origen (DO) – High quality.

• Vino de Mesa – Table wines.



Quality levels, defined by aging

• Crianza: Aged at least 2 years (1 year in barrel and 1 in bottle)

• Reserva: Aged at least 3 years (1 year in barrel and 2 in bottle)