Category Archives: Rioja

Morum Rioja Crianza 2010

Autumn is starting to roll in, it will be sad to say goodbye to the lovely summer England has enjoyed in 2014, but there’s plenty of upsides.   I can wrap up warm in a blankie to watch Scandinavian TV, and I’ve got all sorts of soup recipes ready to try out.  I’m also looking forward… Read More »

Faustino VII Rioja Blanco 2012

I had a bottle of Faustino VII white Rioja from ASDA.  I’m a convert to white Rioja, I still recall the first time I tried it over a decade ago, I couldn’t quite work out what was going on with my taste buds, but they were clearly having a great time with nutty, bitter almond,… Read More »

CVNE Rioja Reserva Viña Real 2005

I’d planned on saving this bottle for when Real Madrid come to Leicester for a game at the end of July.  My plan failed.  The trouble with having wines I know I like in the house is that I’m going to drink them. The notion that I could buy a bottle of CVNE Rioja Reserva Vina… Read More »

Marques de Caceres Antea Rioja Blanco 2008

I really like white Rioja, it’s a white wine that really means business, but it is perhaps under represented on Britain’s wine shelves. I was excited to see a version I hadn’t seen before in Majestic. Marques de Caceres is a reliable supplier of all things Rioja, and this one promised something a little different.… Read More »