Wine 101: Rioja & Tempranillo
In Rioja, Tempranillo contributes earthy cherry flavors and firm structure. It is also used in almost every other region of Spain, and generally produces medium-bodied, firm reds suitable for meat dishes of all kinds, particularly lamb.
Earthy, Medium-Bodied Tempranillo
- Ramón Bilbao Rioja Mirto (Spain)
- Pesquera Ribera del Duero (Spain)
- Montecillo Rioja Crianza (Spain)