Sarah Jane Evans MW gives her tasting notes and drinking window for Bodegas Bilbainas.
This is one of those historic Rioja brands that has been having a well-deserved wash-and-brush up. In Rioja terms this particularly means renewing the oak barrels, as well as work in the vineyard. The good work is beginning to show – in a modern style with ripe bold fruit and a rich cherry character, underlaid with spicy, tarry oak. Good value.
Price £13–£15 Amps Fine Wine, Majestic, Noel Young, Quaff Wine, Tesco